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University enews

March 2011

The first phase of the University's flagship £48 million Forum Project has been opened and is already proving popular with students. Library Level -1 has been transformed into a modern, stylish environment befitting one of the top universities in the world.  Read more...

Alumni news


Discounts on further study available to alumni
The University of Exeter is offering a wide range of discounts on further study to our alumni.
Discounts are also available to alumni for modules of the new One Planet MBA.


Additional online journals available for a limited time
Recently, the University launched access for alumni to more than 3,200 academic journals. Based on your feedback, we are delighted to expand trial access to even more journals on a range of subjects.


Paddon Award
The Paddon Award is open to all current students, alumni and staff. This year's theme is music, and entrants are asked to submit an original piece of music around the theme 'New horizons - music in a cross-cultural landscape'. 


Piano recital launches new music facilities
Honorary Graduate Imogen Cooper CBE,  one of the world's leading pianists, performed at the recital to launch our new state-of-the-art music facilities. 


In the spotlight: Our communications with you
Please take part in our online survey.  Your comments and opinions will help shape and improve the quality of our communications in the months and years to come.  By taking the survey, you can enter a prize draw to win a two night stay at beautiful Reed Hall.

University news and events


Exeter students in top 20 "most wanted"
An independent report by student research specialists, High Fliers Research, has identified Exeter as one of 20 universities targeted by the UK's top graduate employers.


Fees and the future
A look behind the headlines at the University's recent announcement that it will be increasing tuition fees to £9k starting in 2012.


Environment and Sustainability Institute brings new jobs to Cornwall
The University of Exeter will take on 23 new academic staff in Cornwall as part of the £30 million Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI).


University of Exeter announced as KPMG school leavers’ scheme partner
The University of Exeter Business School has reached an agreement with professional services firm KPMG to become a partner in its ground-breaking school leavers’ scheme. 

Research news

Exeter academic hosts prime time BBC series
Three documentaries written and presented by Francesca Stavrakopoulou (Department of Theology and Religion) entitled the Bible’s Buried Secrets are being screened on BBC2.

University's magnificent seven research experts
Seven University professors have been chosen as expert panel members for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Sport


University of Exeter rugby scholars take to the pitch against France
The England Students team, including players from Exeter, defeated their French counterparts 25-23 in a thrilling encounter at Richmond.


Rowing to success
University of Exeter Boat Club teams finish in the top 10 in select races in their second BUCS event of the season, hosted on Peterborough's River Nene.

Events

23 March: Investment Management Network Reception
Sarasin & Partners, Juxon House, 100 St Paul's Churchyard, London

29 March: Law Network Reception
Eversheds International, One Wood Street, London

30 March: Peter Randall-Page - Sculpture Projects
LT2, Queens Building, Streatham Campus, Exeter

31 March: Gulf alumni dinner
Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies, Sharjah

11 April: Athens alumni reception
Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

13 April: Cyprus alumni reception
Leventis Municipal Museum, Nicosia

13 - 15 April: Environmental Protection and Sustainability Forum
University of Exeter Business School, Exeter

15 May: Sports fundraising lunch
Weybridge, Surrey

24 May: Frank Gardner's Far Horizons
Northcott Theatre, Streatham Campus, Exeter

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