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: Largest single gift received by University of Exeter

£10 million donation from the Dennis and Mireille Gillings Foundation will fund Mireille Gillings Neuroimaging Centre, medical research and leadership programmes.

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Latest news: Volunteering target reached 2 1/2 years early!

Exeter alumni have given more than 60,000 hours of their time to the University since 2012, supporting students, staff and fellow graduates.

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Latest news: £250,000 funding boost for dementia research

A robust clinical trial to investigate whether taking vitamin D can help keep our brains sharp in older age has been supported by a donation of nearly £250,000 from the J P Moulton Charitable Foundation. 

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Latest news: Fellowships will develop future women leaders

The University of Exeter Medical School is creating two new Mireille Gillings Professorial Fellowships, to help develop the next generation of leaders that excel in medicine, science, leadership and business.

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Latest news: Significant grant will support sustainable fisheries

An important project to protect fish stocks in the Republic of Congo will be able to extend its work thanks to a grant from the Waterloo Foundation.

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Latest news: Scholarship honours Mining alumnus

Richard Osman (MSc Mining Geology, 1999), a graduate of the Camborne School of Mines (CSM), has been honoured posthumously by friends and former colleagues who have set-up a scholarship scheme at his alma mater.

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