Making the Exceptional Happen

'Making the Exceptional Happen' is our most ambitious fundraising campaign, aiming to raise £60 million in philanthropic income and 60,000 volunteering hours from 6,000 volunteers. Will you help us get there?


Latest news: Fundraising Campaign hits £30 million

The University of Exeter’s largest ever philanthropy Campaign, ‘Making the Exceptional Happen’, has reached the halfway point in its fundraising target with three years still to go.

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Latest news: Sir Christopher Ondaatje extends support for cricket at Exeter

Excellence in cricket at the University of Exeter has been boosted further with the generosity of Sir Christopher Ondaatje CBE (Hon DLitt, 2003).

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Latest news: University Council supports PhD scholarship

The University of Exeter Council has demonstrated its commitment to the Making the Exceptional Happen philanthropic Campaign, by funding a full PhD scholarship.

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Transforming the treatment of diabetes

Exeter is the leading centre in the world for the genetics of diabetes, receiving samples for testing from 60% of all children born with diabetes.

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Diamond Jubilee Doctoral Scholarship Match Fund

Help aspiring PhD students expand the boundaries of knowledge while strengthening Exeter’s international research reputation.

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At the forefront of climate change research

Exeter research identifying potential climate ‘tipping points’ has influenced policy and business on a global scale.

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