Exeter Tennis Centre Performance Manager Charlotte Wallace has expressed her excitement after being invited to travel with the Great Britain coaching team for the Fed Cup clash against Argentina on 20-21 April.
This summer two Exeter friends will cycle 1500 miles from London to the Arctic Circle in aid of Wheels for Wellbeing.
Mark Johnstone (Accounting and Finance with European Studies 2011), an accountant training with Thomas Westcott in Exeter and University of Exeter Business School alumnus has won first place and the Little prize in the ICAEW ACA exams Taxation paper.
For the first time in 4 years University of Exeter alumni reclaimed the Northcote Trophy in a closely-fought weekend of golf, played at Dawlish Warren GC.
Alumni and supporters have got behind their University to pledge more than £70,000 and offer time as volunteers.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith this week returned to India for the second time in less than a month, leading a senior delegation from the University of Exeter to the cities of Mumbai and Bangalore.
The adventures of a special fox have been brought alive by an Exeter alumna – and will help support a club for young wildlife enthusiasts.
A technique that could take away the anxious wait by patients for breast cancer results by removing the need for a needle biopsy is to have its performance evaluated for the first time, on breast tissue and lymph nodes.
Today history was made in Cornwall as a unique project to recreate a 4000 year old boat reached its dramatic conclusion as it launched into the waters of Falmouth Harbour.
Over 2000 people came to campus to celebrate the Chinese New Year and welcome in the Year of the Snake.
University of Exeter Alumnus Tom Carson (Management and Marketing, 2012) has been selected as part of a 32 man Great Britain Hockey squad for the next Olympic training cycle.
Engineering students from Exeter are gearing up for a UK competition which will pit their engineering skills against 120 other universities.
Pioneering new research in robotic surgery is forging ahead thanks to a partnership between the University of Exeter and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E).
January saw the selection of the University’s first public engagement champions by the Catalyst project.
Nico Flanaghan (PGCE in Secondary Education, 2012) is the most recent of Exeter players selected to play Rugby League at a semi-professional level.
Exeter alumni took the place of students on one of TV’s toughest quiz shows in a special series which was broadcast over Christmas.
Broadcaster and naturalist Nick Baker has opened a new state-of-the-art teaching laboratory in Cornwall, which will help encourage children to engage with science.
More than 200 alumni and friends gathered together to enjoy a special evening reception at the House of Lords, generously hosted by alumna Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia LVO (Law 1977, Hon LLD 2010).
More than 20 scholars supported by Santander Universities attended a recent reception at the University.
A campaign to speed up the availability of new drugs and treatments for people with rare or life-threatening conditions has been launched by alumnus Dr Les Halpin.
A University of Exeter scientist is bringing together his passions for physics and surfing with research that could inspire a host of new technologies.
Local couple James and Niamh Gale are celebrating after both graduating from the University of Exeter.
This summer the University of Exeter will recognise key figures, including some of its alumni, with honorary degrees.
The visit of Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh to the University of Exeter on 2 May will have a lasting legacy through new scholarships announced for overseas study.
Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited the University of Exeter on Wednesday 2 May 2012, as part of the Diamond Jubilee Tour.
The Grand Final saw an evening of live performances, drinks and networking.
The University of Exeter is delighted to announce that it has accepted an invitation to join the Russell Group of leading research-led universities.
An Exeter graduate who went on to found the world’s largest provider of clinical trials has donated £1 million to help the University of Exeter Medical School attract the brightest and best clinicians to Devon and Cornwall.
More than 50 alumni and guests attended the annual Arts & Media networking event at the Society of London Theatre Offices.
A talented sailor is to receive a Sports Scholarship, thanks to the generosity of Exeter alumni.
Students from the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines (CSM) are kick-starting an unusual training regime this January.
An Exeter alumnus has found a novel way to raise funds for a vital medical research centre at the University – by allowing donors to choose to hear him sing – or not!
Abi Morgan, the Exeter alumna who wrote the screenplay The Iron Lady has been nominated for a BAFTA.
An eco-clothing company set up by an Exeter alumnus and his brother has won a prestigious contract with the Met Office.
An ambitious young cameraman is volunteering his skills as part of a planned project to create five short feature films it’s hoped will help instil a love of the oceans across the wider public.
TV presenter Nick Baker joined University academics, students and local people for a debate on the future use of land in the South West on 18 November.
A courtyard area on the St Luke’s campus has been transformed into a new study garden, thanks to donations from University alumni and other supporters.
Two University of Exeter students have successfully completed a gruelling charity challenge - to reach the summit of all Scotland’s 283 mountains, without the help of motorised transport.
The University of Exeter’s grounds have been ranked among the best parks and green spaces in the country.
The University of Exeter and its supporters are celebrating surpassing a multi-million pound fundraising target, a year earlier than expected.
Cornwall Campus student Diane Paradise is celebrating her University of Exeter graduation and a new career in Africa, while her daughter prepares to start university in Wales.
Today the University welcomed back one of its most successful and inspiring graduates, Les Halpin, to receive an honorary degree.
The University of Exeter’s Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Professor Steve Smith has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his services to higher education locally and nationally.
Fiona Shackleton, one of the most distinguished lawyers of her generation, has become a life peer. She will sit on the Tory bench.
Hundreds of University of Exeter alumni and their guests gathered in the Cholmondeley Room and Terrace of the House of Lords on Thursday, 4 November.
Best selling author and Spitting image comedy writer John O’Farrell talks about some of the hilarious highs and lows of his literary journey on Sunday 7 November at 4.30pm at the Northcott Theatre.
A premiere of a new piece of music for choirs, based on poems from young people across Devon has been specially commissioned for the EXEtreme Imagination Children and Young Peoples Literature Festival.
Rupert Laing, who graduated in July 2009 with a degree in Politics, is playing an instrumental part in launching a charity appeal he has set up - DecAid. It has been set up to mark 10 years in Afghanistan.
Award-winning author Robert Shearman best known for his Doctor Who scripts is returning to his old stomping ground in Exeter.
University of Exeter alumni are preparing to compete on the hockey fields and bowling greens of Delhi at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
A University of Exeter graduate will be making his bid to impress Sir Alan Sugar in the latest series of the BBC’s hit show, The Apprentice.
The University of Exeter’s noted sculpture collection has been boosted further with the recent arrival of a piece by Peter Randall-Page, one of Britain’s pre-eminent sculptors.
Exeter Alumnus Elliott Parsons has just returned from Crete, Greece, where he represented Exeter in the World University Games Sailing Championships.
The University launched its campaign, Creating a world-class University together, on 5 May at the annual Alumni Gala Dinner in London.
A small but intrepid team of Exeter staff and students have returned from a six-week archaeological research expedition to a remote region of rural Andhra Pradesh in India.
The Annual Fund grant application process is now live.
Final year students ran a week in March to encourage the Class of 2010 to leave their legacy to the University.
University of Exeter alumnus Tim Farr is competing for a podium place in the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Canada.
More than 100 guests attended the fourth annual University of Exeter Gulf Alumni Dinner.
Three University of Exeter alumni are putting their wits to the test in a television quiz show.
Dr Richard Ward, Chief Executive Officer of the world-leading specialist insurance market Lloyd’s, will be speaking at the University of Exeter on Monday 8 February 2010.
Two very special graduates received their degrees at the University of Exeter on 23 January.
A University of Exeter graduate has been named this year’s Young Woman Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
More than 75 University of Exeter alumni, from the classes of 1999 to 2009, have participated in a reunion and careers workshop, allowing them to network and gain careers advice.
A new development of student flats has opened in Exeter, helping to ease the pressure on the city’s housing market.
Internationally-renowned glass artist Alexander Beleschenko has been commissioned to produce a stunning work for the University of Exeter’s new Forum Project.
The works of Exeter graduate Jon Edgar is appearing in two solo exhibitions during 2010.
More than 100 academics, alumni and supporters of the University of Exeter came together for the Climate Change event at Lloyd’s on March 23.
Alumni returned to the University recently during the Widen Your Options fortnight to help students improve their employability.
Jonathan Dimbleby, Hon LLD, will be the guest speaker at this year’s University of Exeter Gala Dinner in London on Wednesday 5 May.
Exeter alumna Dr Anna Collar is set to venture 10,000 miles from Cambridge to Mongolia in aid of charity.
School teacher and Exeter alumnus David Eckett (St Luke's 1994-95), will fulfil a long held ambition by walking 1000 kilometres in aid of charity.
Alumnus Dr Michael Lawrence has made an extremely generous benefaction to establish The Lawrence Scholarship Programme.
The University recently hosted two receptions for alumni in Washington, DC and New York City.
More than 30 alumni and supporters attended a special event to thank donors and legacy pledgers for supporting Exeter's campaign.
As the University’s alumni relations activities expand, we are hiring five alumni relations posts.
More than £80,000 donated by alumni and supporters is set to fund a range of projects across the University of Exeter.
We are now seeking nominations for honorary graduates for 2011.
The Class of 2010 has left a legacy of £1,000 to the University and future students.
Two alumni who met as students at the University recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.
This autumn and winter sees a number of sporting events and activities at the University of Exeter - ranging from the annual football and rugby varsity fixtures to a weekend sailing extravaganza.
The University of Exeter’s campuses recently hosted the Alumni and Convocation Reunion Weekend.
Alumna Dr Nadia Naser-Najjab has been awarded the Teaching Excellence Award 2010 from AMIDEAST at the Birzeit University in Palestine.
The Browne Review and UK Government’s Spending Review will revolutionise the way the Higher Education sector is funded.
Exeter alumni have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list 2011.
Convocation, the University’s official alumni association, needs your support.
Exeter Students Tom Carrington-Smith and Matt Brookland have recently launched a national student sport website, Unisport.
Recent alumni were invited to test their knowledge and memories with Exetra, the Social networking group for recent alumni.
The University of Exeter has announced PhD and Masters funding available to alumni .
A look behind the headlines at the University's recent announcement that it will be increasing tuition fees to £9k in 2012.
Thirty alumni and guests working in the investment management community gathered at Sarasin & Partners in London yesterday (March 23rd) for a Business School reception.
Two University of Exeter alumni have returned after leading a groundbreaking expedition to one of the most remote and unexplored regions on Earth.
Former University sportsman Ian Murray (German 1972) celebrated a rare return to Devon by recording his first hole-in-one in last weekend’s Annual Alumni vs. Students golf match.
The event was hosted by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Sharjah, at the Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies, in Sharjah, on 31 March 2011.
A business conceived during Richard Hurtley’s (History and Politics 2007) second year of studies has blossomed into a story of retailing success, attracting plaudits in Drapers, the Spectator, the Telegraph and Cosmopolitan.
On Monday 11 April the University of Exeter hosted a reception for alumni at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens. This is the second reception held in Greece following a successful reception in 2010.
Alumni from around the UK made the journey to Devon to play the University’s current hockey teams, for the annual Hockey Alumni Day on 2 April.
On Wednesday 13 April, the University of Exeter held its first reception for alumni in Cyprus at the Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia.
Craig Pollard (Mathematics 1998), and the rest of the Cycle Africa team will be cycling 12,000 miles through 30 countries to raise awareness of street children and the issues they face.
The plans for this year’s Alumni and Convocation Reunion weekend have just been announced.
On Tuesday, 3rd May 2011, alumni gathered at Fidelity International in London to celebrate the opening of the Business School’s impressive new £18m building.
The seven finalists in this year’s Paddon Award competition are putting the finishing touches to their compositions, ahead of the final next week.
Richard Boden, top comedy director, along with popular actress Caroline Quentin, will be judging the work of budding comedy writers from the University of Exeter this Friday.
Brand new musical compositions were performed before a panel of judges at this year’s Paddon Award final.
More than 20 alumni attended the University of Exeter event in Shanghai on June 17.
The colourful life of war-poet and composer Ivor Gurney will be brought to life in the Andrew Stratton Convocation Lecture.
Alumni and current students took to the basketball court to battle it out in a tightly fought contest.
A group of students and alumni will be taking part in a gruelling challenge in aid of the charity Dec Aid.
This year, the University will be honouring a combination of its alumni, notable individuals from the local area and others who have made a significant contribution internationally.
From Paris to Beijing, Greece to Australia, Exeter alumni have been meeting across the globe to socialise and network.
The teachers of tomorrow, a project supporting Bulgarian orphans, the University mine and career development programmes are all to receive funding thanks to the generosity of alumni.
Thanks to the generous support of our alumni and friends, the University is in line to meet its campaign targets a year early.
A new cricket Twenty20 world-record has been set by bowler and Exeter graduate Arul Suppiah (Accounting and Finance, 2005)
A team of three rowers, two of which are Exeter alumni, are planning a 95 mile non-stop crossing of the English Channel in aid of Cancer Research and Save the Children.
Following a successful pilot project in 2010-11, and based on strong demand from alumni, the University is delighted to announce that we will be providing access to select online journals to alumni from October.
The Arts & Culture Team is pleased to announce Research in Focus, a photographic competition open to students, staff and alumni of the University of Exeter.
An Exeter alumna who now lives in Japan is spending six months back in the UK to raise awareness and funds following the devastating earthquake and tsunami there.
For the second time in three years a women's team won the 2011 Exeter Alumni Golf Day competition held at Worplesdon GC.
A £19 million research centre at the RD&E Wonford site has been given the green light by city planners.
Former University of Exeter 1st team cricket captain and engineering graduate Stephen Moore has helped Lancashire secure the 2011 County Championships for the first time since 1934.
Nearly 100 alumni and supporters gathered in London’s iconic Lloyd’s Building to hear Professor Kevin J. Gaston discuss ‘the power of ecosystems'.
The University of Exeter has started a monthly Farmers’ Market to bring students and the community together to support local businesses.
Staff, students, environmental enthusiasts and local architects were among the lucky audience who enjoyed four dynamic speakers sharing top tips and advice on biodiversity, birds and the built environment.
An Exeter PhD scholar has been awarded an international prize in recognition of his work for the second time this year.
An Exeter graduate who went on to head the international operations of a leading global firm of insurance brokers has been appointed as the new Chair of the University’s Council with effect from 1 August 2012.
Supporters of the University gathered in the House of Lords to toast the success of the Campaign: Creating a world-class University together.
Recent graduate and young entrepreneur Tom Ellis has won the rights to import a prestigious Champagne brand and launch it in the UK for the first time.
The University of Exeter has become the first UK university to establish representation in the Indian city of Bangalore.
Award-winning children’s author Philip Pullman signs copies of his best-selling books at the University of Exeter.
A painting by Exeter alumnus Thomas Allen has just completed a tour of the UK as part of the Sunday Times Watercolour of the Year 2011 competition.
A networking event aimed at assisting young alumni with employability and networking skills took place at the Hong Kong Club.
A dedicated group for women graduates from the University of Exeter is being created following a successful networking event in London.
Two alumni have been included in the shortlist for the inaugural Exeter Impact Awards.
Composers, writers and film-makers are being encouraged to enter the 2012 Paddon Award competition – which has a top prize of £250.
During a glittering ceremony last night in the Great Hall, the winners of the inaugural University of Exeter Impact Awards were revealed.
DecAid team members and supporters are celebrating the successful completion of their year-long charity appeal to honour the 10th anniversary of the conflict in Afghanistan.
Two alumni featured among the winners of the inaugural University of Exeter Impact Awards.
Adrian Carter (MEng Electronic Engineering 2008) was recently named ‘Rising Star – New Engineer of the Year’ at the Elektra 2011 European Electronics Industry Awards.
Best-selling author and comedy writer John O’Farrell is to return to Exeter on Friday 23 March to join a panel discussion at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM), Exeter.
Fourteen alumni gathered at Out of the Blue restaurant in Mumbai on Saturday 11 February.
Dr Michael Addo from the University of Exeter Law School has accepted a position advising the United Nations on human rights.
Olympic Gold Medallist Jason Gardener MBE was the main speaker at the Sport and Health Sciences (SHS) Careers Day on 17th February 2012.
The first woman to receive a PhD from the University of Exeter, has died at the age of 101.
A band started by an Exeter alumnus has won a battle of the bands competition to support McFly.
We’re inviting you to submit questions for Ambiga Sreenevasan, for a new feature in the next alumni magazine.
Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will visit the University of Exeter on Wednesday 2 May 2012, as part of the Diamond Jubilee Tour.
Political journalist and broadcaster John Humphrys headed up a panel discussion on Great Exhibitions and Great Debates: Victorian Values and 21st-century Britain.
Students and alumni battled it out at Darlish Warren Golf club in the annual Northcote Trophy Golf match.
Honorary graduate Brian May recently gave an interview to The Witness, The Exeter University Politics Journal. In this interview he explains why animals are just as important to him as music.
More than £195,000 donated by alumni and supporters is set to fund a range of projects across the University of Exeter.
The Olympic flame will be carried through a part of Devon by Exeter alumna Ashley Petrons.
Alumni couple Claire and Les Halpin have made a further generous gift to the University, taking their support for Exeter’s Halpin Scholarship programme, Biosciences and the Business School to over £1 million.
Sarah Thomas (Exercise & Sports Sciences, 2002) has become the first University of Exeter alumna to be selected to represent her country at the 2012 Olympic Games.
A company which offers a social network for shoppers and launched just last October, will move into the American market within the next few weeks.
Work has begun on the construction of the University’s new Boathouse at Countess Wear.
English PhD student Ginny Baily has won a major UK literary prize for her debut novel Africa Junction.
The largest urban wetland planting scheme ever undertaken in the UK has been led by an Exeter alumnus at the Olympic Park in London.
The Devon Air Ambulance Trust – which was founded by an Exeter alumna – celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special event on 1 September 2012.
Dragons’ Den investor and entrepreneur Deborah Meaden shared some of her expertise during a special event about Sustainability and Business at the University.
A number of Exeter alumni and Honorary Graduates have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Alumna Crystal Lane has been selected to represent Paralympics GB Cycling squad at the London 2012 Games.
Children’s author Chris Higgins has two new books out this summer, the start of two new series.
Honorary graduate and iconic British TV weatherman, Michael Fish MBE, has completed a B.A.S.E jump from a London tower block to raise awareness for Climate Change.
The sun shone brightly for the 18 teams contesting the 7th annual Alumni Golf Day at Worplesdon Golf Club. This year's auction raised an outstanding £11,000 toward golf scholarships.
Successful women from the world of politics, business and education will be inspiring the audience at the second Alumnae Reception.
Exeter alumna Emily Webb (BA Business and Management 2010) has been named Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the South Wales Business Awards 2012 for her ergonomic hand grips.
A community in Moldova is enjoying a new playground and improved housing conditions thanks to the efforts of a group of Exeter graduates.
The thousands of hours of time given by Exeter graduates to help current students at the University has been recognised with an international award.
The University of Exeter has been named University of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013.
The Forum at the University of Exeter has been chosen to host BBC Children in Need in the South West on Friday 16 November 2012.
Hilary Mantel CBE (Hon DLitt 2011), last night became the first British author and first woman to have won the prestigious literary award – the Man Booker Prize – twice.
An Exeter alumnus has walked barefoot across part of Devon to raise funds for Help for Heroes and the Nuban people of Sudan.
Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE DL, actress, author, politician and University Chancellor, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to children’s television and championing of the arts.
New research carried out by scientists at Universities in Exeter, France and Switzerland reveals for the first time the importance of social networking in producing a successful family.
Two decades ago it won an award for best new play – now Our Boys, created by Exeter alumnus Jonathan Guy Lewis, has been revived for a run in London’s West End.
A multidisciplinary team of Exeter undergraduates captured bronze in the European round of the international Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition.
A room in the newly refurbished library on the Streatham Campus has been named as a tribute to an Exeter alumnus and philanthropist.
The first football team to have played a match against Brazil has marked its historic ties with a special welcome to visiting students.
Students from the University's English department are reading to people in residential care homes, as part of a project that uses literature as a stimulus for senior citizens.
Transition Consulting Limited (TCL), which was founded by an Exeter alumnus, has been acquired by QualiTest - the world’s second largest independent software testing company.
The impact made by chemistry on World War I has been chronicled in a new book by alumnus Dr Michael Freemantle (Chemistry 1964).
With support from the Annual Fund, Guild and Innovation Centre, alumnus Matthew Rusk has taken over the role of Student Entrepreneur in Residence.
A sculpture known as The Fittleworth Iphigenia, which has been confirmed as an important Roman work, was discovered by Exeter graduate Jon Edgar (Biology and Geography 1990).
A group of Exeter graduates took on peers from Glasgow in a special edition of University Challenge which was broadcast on BBC2 on New Year’s Eve.
The world’s most decorated Olympic sailor and the Head of Education for London 2012 are among alumni and Honorary Graduates recognised in the New Year’s Honours List.
Two "founding fathers" of the subject of health economics returned to their training ground of the University of Exeter, when it successfully hosted a national conference this week.
Author Philip Pullman is to succeed crime writer P.D. James when she steps down as President of the Society of Authors in August.
A new study has found that air pollution can shade corals from sunlight and cool the surrounding water resulting in reduced growth rates.
Exeter’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith will be announcing two new scholarships for Greek students this week at a networking event in Athens for the University’s alumni, offer-holders and friends.
Alumni working in the television and media industry returned to Streatham Campus last weekend for the National Student Television (NaSTA) awards.
A company started by two Exeter alumni is in the running for recognition in a regional business award – with one category decided by a public vote.
An alumnae and her daughter have written a new children’s book to be published next month.
Mentors, mentees and staff from the University’s Career Mentor Scheme came together to celebrate its success.
The University of Exeter moves up from 13th to 10th place in The Complete University Guide’s ranking of 124 UK universities for 2014, which was published today (Monday 29 April).
A University of Exeter student has been named as the Arts and Humanities Undergraduate of the Year.
The winners of the 2013 Students Guild teaching awards were announced last night (2 May) in a glittering ceremony in the Great Hall.
Students building a car to race at Silverstone against 149 teams from 32 different countries at Formula Student 2013.
A book signing tour gets underway for an Exeter alumna this summer as she promotes her new cookery book series.
We are giving you the opportunity to put questions direct to the UK’s first ever Green Party Member of Parliament and Exeter alumna, Caroline Lucas.
More than £222,000 donated by alumni and supporters is set to fund a range of projects across the University of Exeter.