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University enews

September 2010

Join us for the next in our Shaping the Future lecture series.  On 18 October, alumnus Dr Dennis Gillings, CBE, PhD, will speak on 'How the pharmaceutical industry will rise to the global health challenges of the 21st century'.  Book now.

Alumni news

Alumni stretch horizons during reunion weekend
The University recently hosted the Alumni and Convocation reunion weekend, offering opportunities to meet up with friends old and new, and the chance to hear about the latest developments at the University.

You asked for it....
The University is pleased to offer alumni online access to a number of academic journals. Access is via Exonline. Join or sign in to Exonline for details, and follow the link from the Exonline homepage.

Alumni recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours 
It is with pride that we announce that a number of University of Exeter alumni have received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2010.

University news and events

Exeter one of the world's best universities
For the first time, the University of Exeter has been hailed as one of the top 200 institutions across the world, putting it in the top 1% of all universities. 

University updates academic structure for the future
The University’s academic subjects, research groups and centres are now arranged into six Colleges covering broad disciplines. Read more.

University a leader in student satisfaction
The University has performed strongly in the National Student Survey, the main annual study of student satisfaction, ranking sixth among full service public universities.

Research news

What are our values?
Research is underway to gather staff, student and alumni opinion regarding the University's mission and values.  We would like to invite all alumni to complete a short online feedback form to help inform this research.  Thank you for sharing your views.

Research reveals the advantage for crafty crows
Scientists from the University of Exeter have used ‘CSI-style’ detective work to reveal the evolutionary advantage gained by animals using tools to forage for food.


Exeter Alumnus at World University Games
Alumnus Elliott Parsons has just returned from Crete, Greece, where he represented the University of Exeter in the World University Games Sailing Championships.

Join the University for flagship sporting events
The University and its sporting students invite alumni to join us for football and rugby varsity matches as well as a sailing reunion weekend. 


7 October and 4 November: Start your weekend early with Exetra
Balls Brothers, Brook Street, W1K 5DN and Red Lion, 48 Parliament Street, Westminster, SW1A 2NH

13 October: Business School Annual Forum reception
Dexter House, No.2 Royal Mint Court, Tower Hill, London, EC2N 4QN  All alumni are welcome to attend.

16 October: Officer Training Corps 30th Anniversary
Reed Hall, University of Exeter Streatham Campus

5-12 November: Children's Literature Festival
University of Exeter campuses and other locations around Devon

Exonline - register or log in

Exonline – the online community for alumni – helps alumni to keep in touch with each other. Alumni can also update their details, search alumni directories and set up an Exeter Email for Life. Register or Log in to take advantage of these benefits.


Alumni networks


Students' Guild

Class of 2010 leave a lasting legacy
The Class of 2010 has left a legacy of £1,000 to the University and future students, with more than 7% of students donating.

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