In the academic year 2016/17 alumni and friends of the University donated more than £5million to support a number of projects and initiatives, and more than 1,000 members of the alumni community volunteered to help Exeter students, donating over 11,000 hours of their time.
Find out more about how this support has had a real life impact on different projects at the University.
PhD student, Clara Rodriguez, received support to study her PhD in Biosciences looking at the biology of plant infection by Magnaporthe oryzae.
Thanks to generous donations from our alumni and supporters we are able to offer our most talented sporting students scholarships to help nurture their talent.
Last summer, the Alumni Annual Fund supported a student led project committed to reducing reusable plastic cup waste on our Exeter campuses.
The Inspiring Spaces project, which was awarded over £4000 from the Alumni Annual Fund, aimed to transform the foyer of the University of Exeter Medical School Building into an inspiring space.
Around 110 Camborne School of Mines students had the chance to enhance their work and technology skills through the use of GPS in geoscience thanks to the Alumni Annual Fund.
The 2017 International Week Exeter project, funded by the Alumni Annual Fund, brought together students from over 20 nationalities.
Alumni Amber Reed and Sam Skinner returned to campus to support and encourage the Exeter Women’s Rugby team before their BUCS Championship Final.
Alumni volunteers play a huge role in the Pathways to Law programme, a national project which supports students from non-privileged backgrounds in pursuing a legal career.
Ten alumni volunteers attend the University’s Business and Finance Society (BFS) annual dinner.