It was announced last week by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) that the University had been successful in securing two new Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) in water engineering and meta-materials.
Ten years of support for start-up businesses is being celebrated as part of the SETsquared Accelerating Growth Showcase, which will exhibit successful SETsquared alumni and feature a pitching session from exciting new start-ups to potential investors.
Alliance pledges a further ten annual multidisciplinary studentships.
Funding boost to train tomorrow’s engineers and scientists
Vice-Chancellor Sir Steve Smith led a delegation from the University of Exeter to China last week to consolidate the University’s links with three of the leading universities in China.
Southbrook School pupils are growing seasonal vegetables in their allotment and making soup for the homeless of Exeter.
The GW4+ alliance, a consortium of excellence in innovative research training led by the University of Bristol, has been awarded funding by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for doctoral training.
The winners of a region-wide mathematics competition, run by Exeter Mathematics School, were awarded their prizes by the Secretary of State for Education.
On Thursday 7 November Exeter’s first Power 50 list was revealed.
In celebration of 90 years of first class legal education at the University of Exeter, a series of activities showcasing the breadth of research, education and student engagement activities in the Law School will take place on Friday 8 November.
A cache of 150 letters from World War II soldier-poet John Jarmain has been discovered decades later by his daughter, Janet, who had been unaware of any surviving correspondence between her mother and father.
On 6 November, the University of Exeter will be hosting a special gig by renowned Devon folk singer, Jim Causley.
The Hindu Festival of Light is being celebrated by Indians all over the world and by students at the University of Exeter on Sunday 3 November.
One of the country’s most distinguished living novelists, Hilary Mantel CBE will discuss the impulse to recover the past that lies behind her historical fiction, ‘Wolf Hall’ and ‘Bring Up the Bodies’ at the University of Exeter on 29 October.
University of Exeter climate scientists Professor Tim Lenton and Professor Peter Cox have contributed to a major new television series –‘The Tipping Points: 6 Places on Earth Where Climate’s Changed’.
Exeter alumnus Sajid Javid MP has been promoted in the Prime Minister’s Cabinet reshuffle.
The Forum has recently been announced as the winner of the Higher Education and Research Category at the World Architecture Festival.
South, West and Wales consortium awarded £14.2m to nurture next generation of arts and humanities researchers
The South, West and Wales Consortium, in which the University of Exeter is joined with seven other universities – has been awarded £14.2 million funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
A centre of mining excellence which has pioneered the very best in industry-led teaching, research and technological advances is celebrating a truly special landmark.
A senior delegation from the University has spent the last week strengthening Exeter’s ties with Japan.
Broadcaster and former BBC Crimewatch presenter Nick Ross will be delivering a lecture at the University of Exeter based on his new book: ‘Crime: how to solve it, and why so much of what we’re told is wrong.’
Following a rigorous assessment process, the University of Exeter Business School has joined an elite group of international management educators accredited by EQUIS.
The influential Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings have placed Exeter in the top 100 for both Arts and Humanities and Life Sciences. The two Colleges were ranked 65 and 95 respectively.
Researchers from the University of Exeter are inviting members of the public to visit the Mood Disorders Centre on Saturday 12 October 2013.
Broadcaster and former BBC Crimewatch presenter Nick Ross will be delivering a lecture at the University of Exeter based on his new book: ‘Crime: how to solve it, and why so much of what we’re told is wrong.’
The University of Exeter is one of 15 universities across the UK to benefit from the £19.5 million award to overhaul teaching in the social sciences.
The influential Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings have placed Exeter in the top 150 for the first time, in 148th position.
University of Exeter researchers have had a high profile role in creating the world’s most comprehensive report on climate change.
The University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) and the combined departments of Biology and Geography (CLES Cornwall) at the University of Exeter’s Penryn campus are delighted to announce that both departments have been awarded Athena SWAN Bronze department awards.
The University of Exeter is celebrating after the institution recorded a 10% increase in employer reputation, in the QS World University Rankings, for the second year running.
The One Planet MBA, offered exclusively by the University of Exeter Business School, has come third in the world in the Global Green MBA Survey, announced today (September 23).
Exeter rose two places in this year’s Times and Sunday Times University league table to reach 8th place.
The University is one of those involved in an exciting new learning initiative launching today.
Aeronautical engineering takes off for South West teens.
The first intake of Medicine students have embarked on the path to becoming a doctor at the University of Exeter Medical School.
Exeter’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith joined a delegation to South Africa led by the Foreign Secretary, William Hague, which included Universities minister David Willetts.
New specialist maths schools in Exeter and London launch challenging competition for talented students
The University of Exeter in partnership with Exeter College, and King’s College London will be the first institutions to open state-funded specialist mathematics schools for sixth form students in September 2014.
A new approach to calculating the cost of damage caused by flooding is to be presented at the International Conference of Flood Resilience: Experiences in Asia and Europe at the University of Exeter.
The Camborne School of Mines Trust has received a donation of US$1.3 million (equivalent to £860,000) from former student Tim Henderson.
After the huge success of last year, researchers from the University of Exeter's Cornwall Campus will be back sharing their passion for science at this year’s Science in the Square event.
Two of the South West’s leading environmental research organisations will work much more closely to address some of the key questions facing the sustainable future of the ocean, which ultimately supports all life on Earth.
The University of Exeter today announced that IBM (NYSE: IBM), the world's largest IT and consulting services company, will be one of the first University of Exeter Strategic Corporate Partners.
The University of Exeter’s Streatham and St Luke’s campuses are among the record-breaking 1,447 parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag Award.
A life-size model gorilla, designed by third year English undergraduate student Meriel Royal from the University of Exeter, is floating into Exeter’s Quay today, Thursday 25 July as part of Paignton Zoo’s Great Gorillas Project.
154 students from 29 countries have joined the University of Exeter’s International Summer School (ISS) this year.
SETsquared, a partnership of UK universities including Exeter, is joint first in Europe at successfully incubating businesses, an independent survey has revealed.
Tony Gray, Principal of Teignmouth Community School, is among more than 4,000 students celebrating their graduation at the University of Exeter this week.
Construction work on the new £6.5million Russell Seal Fitness Centre at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus is nearing completion.
More than 4,200 students at the University of Exeter will be celebrating their graduation between 15 and 22 July.
Transforming patient care and public health in Exeter for the better is the collective pledge of the new South West Health Innovation network.
The vision to ensure that no child’s educational success should be limited by their socio economic background forms the bedrock of the prestigious educational charity Teach First.
Professor Sir Steve Smith left the UK yesterday, accompanying Prime Minister David Cameron and a delegation of business leaders on an intensive two day trip to Kazakhstan.
The University celebrated a triple win in the Michelmores and Western Morning News Property Awards, the region's premier property competition, which showcases the very best in West Country property projects, buildings and people.
The University’s former Chair of governors Russell Seal has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
In partnership with Devon Wildlife Trust, the University of Exeter is hosting two events as part of the British Ecological Society’s centenary celebrations, the Festival of Ecology.
The University of Exeter has been granted planning permission for a new research centre, the Living Systems building.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that the Forum is among the winners of the 2013 RIBA National Awards.
University of Exeter listed in the top 20 greenest universities.
Arts funding is being squeezed hard in this harsh economic climate, especially in regional theatres, libraries and arts and culture organisations.
Professor Roy Sambles is to be the new president-elect of the Institute of Physics (IOP).
Professor Nick Talbot has been elected to the membership of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).
The University of Exeter is a core member of the South West Peninsula Academic Health Science Network.
University of Exeter Legal Services have been crowned ‘In-house Team of the Year’ at the inaugural Halsbury Legal Awards.
League tables published today (Wednesday 8 May 2013) show that the University of Exeter features in the world’s Top 200 institutions in 16 of the 30 subjects featured in this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Simpleware, a company set up to commercialise EPSRC-supported research at the University of Exeter, has won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade Category.
A politics student from the University of Exeter has been selected by the British Council to be an ambassador for UK education in China at a special forum promoting the benefits of international experience.
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).
The Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI), a £30 million environmental research institute at the University of Exeter’s Cornwall Campus was formally opened on Tuesday 23 April by more than 120 local school children.
The Leiden University World Rankings shows that the University of Exeter ranks 49th best institution in the world.
Devon’s ancient pathway, the Mariners Way has been the inspiration for local artist Edward Crumpton, whose work is being exhibited at the University of Exeter from 27 April until 9 June.
Now in their fourth year, the Students Guild Teaching Awards have smashed all previous records receiving 2,415 individual nominations, up by 20 percent on the previous year. More than 500 individual academics have been nominated.
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.
The University today announced the appointment of Jacqueline (Jacqui) Marshall as Human Resources Director. Jacqui will take up the post on 1 July.
A £9.7m bid to create a University Technical College (UTC) in Newton Abbot has been approved by the Department for Education.
The University of Exeter has joined Easy Access IP, which promotes new ways of sharing intellectual property (IP).
In 2012, celebrations of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee erupted across the UK and Exeter was privileged to receive a visit from Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
An elite team of chefs from the University of Exeter have won The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Chefs Competition for a second year in a row.
The University of Exeter is once again proud to be an official sponsor of Exeter’s fifth annual lesbian gay bisexual and trans (LGBT) Pride.
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 Employability and Graduate Development team has been accredited with a nationally recognised quality mark for their work supporting individuals to make learning and work more accessible.
A hugely popular film star in both Hitler’s Germany and in wartime Britain, actor Anton Walbrook was famous under two different names. Of Jewish heritage, and gay in an era when homosexuality was illegal he cultivated a mysterious image.
By taking to the streets on Tuesday 12 March Law students and academics from the University of Exeter are aiming to raise funds for the Community Legal Helpdesk at Exeter County Court.
The Peacock, a new sculpture on Streatham Campus, was created by students and a local artist using recycled materials used in the construction of the Forum.
Celebrating 2012’s success the City of Exeter has joined forces and mounted an inward investment campaign. ‘Expect success: Invest in Exeter’ brings together key business leaders who are passionate about living, working and running a business in Exeter.
University of Exeter Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith accompanied the Prime Minister David Cameron on a three day visit to India.
Six of Futurelearn’s partners are accompanying the Prime Minister, David Cameron on a major business and skills mission to India.
Grants totalling more than £5 million will allow world-class researchers at the University of Exeter to push the boundaries of knowledge in ground-breaking five year projects.
Since its move to Exeter, the Met Office’s partnership with the University has made Exeter an international hub of expertise in weather and climate research, with joint projects worth over £30 million in various stages of development.
The children’s literature festival, exetreme imagination, concludes the week of half term activities with a series of storytelling and fun events for the family on Saturday 23 February around the University of Exeter’s Forum and the Northcott Theatre.
The Chinese New Year is the biggest and most important festival in China. 2013 is the Year of the Snake and is the sixth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of twelve animal signs.
A collaboration between the University of Exeter and a selection of schools and colleges in the South West is one of just 12 projects to receive more than £3.5 million in funding to engage young people in research.
UCAS figures from the 27 January 2013 show that the University of Exeter has seen a huge year on year increase in applications; excluding medicine, the number of applicants is up 24.6% versus the same time last year.
A brand new virtual game involving a group of rebels whose quest is to regain the world of cinema from a futuristic government that has banned all films is being launched by the University of Exeter’s cinema museum.
A £10 million investment in innovative learning, teaching and research facilities at the Cornwall Campus has been formally opened by Professor Anne Carlisle, Vice-Chancellor of Falmouth University and Professor Mark Overton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter.
Our new specialist maths Free School approved by Education Secretary Michael Gove will be a regional centre of excellence preparing students for rigorous degrees.
Hundreds of Exeter students have voted for the research they think everyone should know about in the first ever Fruni events at the University.
The University of Exeter joined in the success of its 900 graduates who received degrees at the 2013 winter graduation ceremonies on Saturday 19 June.
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.
A new digital publication features the University of Exeter’s vast holdings of material on cinema and pre-cinema held at the Bill Douglas Centre, the University’s museum of cinema and moving image.
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.
The University of Exeter has appointed Dr Claire Baines as Chief Operating Officer. She will join the University on 1 March 2013.
UK universities embrace the free, open, online future of higher education powered by The Open University
Students from the UK and around the world will have free access to some of the country’s top universities thanks to FutureLearn Ltd, an entirely new company being launched by The Open University (OU).
The inaugural University of Exeter Cornwall Campus Excellence Awards ceremony took place on Thursday 22 November, to celebrate the achievements of young people in Cornwall.
The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, Attorney General visited the University of Exeter on 29 November to deliver the annual Bracton Law Lecture.
The University of Exeter is investing £1.5m to ensure that research in the Humanities and Social Sciences helps find innovative solutions to the major global challenges of the 21st century.
President Judy Genshaft from the University of South Florida (USF) led a senior delegation to the University of Exeter this week to extend collaboration between the two institutions.
Hundreds of staff, students and local people joined the BBC at the University on Friday 16 November for the annual Children in Need broadcast.
The University of Exeter and Fudan University have signed agreements to further collaboration between the two institutions.
This week’s Excellence in Exeter awards evening encourages the achievements of pupils from all Exeter schools and colleges, be it academic or sporting glory, artistic endeavour or service in the community.
The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP delivered a lecture on ‘The Human Rights Act and Europe’ at the University of Exeter at 6.15pm on Tuesday 13 November.
The University of Exeter Medical School has received nearly 15 applications for every place on its first medical degree programme which starts in 2013.
Scientists at the University of Exeter have been heavily involved in developing a school which is in the national top ten for energy efficiency.
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 exhibition providing a snapshot of the tensions between Algeria and France is being exhibited at the University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.
One of the country’s most distinguished living novelists, University of Exeter honorary graduate Hilary Mantel, will read from Bring Up the Bodies, sequel to her Man Booker prize-winning Wolf Hall, at the University of Exeter on 11 October.
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.
The University of Exeter is displaying new work by Pery Burge, artist-in-residence at the University’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Rt Hon Vince Cable has visited the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus.
The University of Exeter has climbed to 153rd place in the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The archive of a West Country author Ronald Duncan, who lived in north Devon all his writing life, has been acquired by the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter has been named University of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013.
University of Exeter students are among the most satisfied in the UK with their university, according to this year’s National Student Survey.
Professor Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Exeter, has been appointed Chair of the UCAS Board.
Having already successfully hosted three Future Engineers’ events, Flybe and the University of Exeter were again the centre of attention for the aviation-themed event on Thursday 13 September.
Research Libraries UK (RLUK) has welcomed the University of Exeter as its latest member.
The University of Exeter is one of the top 200 universities in the world, according to the largest and most extensive international league table, the QS World University Rankings.
University of Exeter students, academics and local people are set to benefit from the acquisition of the library of the Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould.
The inventor of one of the first cameras and projectors for moving images patented in the UK has been immortalised in an oil painting which has been donated to the University of Exeter’s cinema museum.
University of Exeter scientists from the Cornwall Campus are inviting local people to join them and become scientists for the day in Falmouth on Friday 17 August.
The 50th anniversary of the death of Marilyn Monroe, one of the most enduring of film icons, is being commemorated in Exeter with an exhibition of memorabilia at the University of Exeter’s cinema museum.
For the first time since Europe’s premier graduate recruiter AGR Awards were launched in 1978, the Blue Ribbon award – recognising the year’s ‘best of the best’ – has gone to a higher education institution, the University of Exeter.
This summer the University of Exeter will recognise key figures, including some of its alumni, with honorary degrees.
Event Exeter have won 'Commercial University of the Year' at the first College and University Business Officers Awards.
An exhibition opening on 2 July will celebrate the achievements of Pery Burge, artist-in-residence at the University of Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
University of Exeter academics are gearing up to share their enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and maths at a major regional event.
With Euro 2012 in full flow Exeter City FC is also going international with its own special football tournament.
The University of Exeter’s Centre for Additive Layer Manufacturing (CALM) has teamed up with the Exeter Phoenix to offer 30 artists from across the South West the opportunity to explore the possibilities of making work in the emerging technology of 3D printing.
The enthusiasm, dedication and inspiration of two University of Exeter academics has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, announced on Saturday, June 16.
A formal time capsule burial ceremony was held earlier this week to celebrate the start of the construction for the new Research Innovation Learning Development (RILD) Centre, Exeter.
Twenty years on, the UN is again bringing together governments, international institutions and major groups to agree on a range of smart measures that can reduce poverty while promoting decent jobs, clean energy and a more sustainable and fair use of resources.
Students from the University of Exeter and Falmouth University have joined forces with the Tremough Campus Services Group (TCSG) to collaborate on the formation of a new Biodiversity Enhancement Plan for the Cornwall Campus.
An Indonesian government Minister has led a delegation of senior officials to the University of Exeter to build relations with the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.
The University of Exeter has been rated as one of the top ten UK universities in the Guardian University Guide 2013.
University senior lecturer Will Katene carried the Olympic flame on Monday 21 May as it passed through Exeter.
Heritage, innovation and creativity will be explored in a one-day culture festival at the Cornwall Campus, Penryn on Sunday 20 May.
The University of Exeter has loaned The Rebecca Notebook – the key document that defended Daphne Du Maurier against plagiarism – to the British Library for a major exhibition.
The Leadbitter Group and the University of Exeter have celebrated reaching the highest point in the construction of the University’s £30 million Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) with a traditional topping out ceremony.
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.
Following a huge amount of interest in the potential for personalised 3D chocolate, Dr Liang Hao from the University of Exeter has founded Choc Edge Ltd, a company which will develop and sell its unique 3D chocolate printers to the world.
The University of Exeter’s international students contribute over £88 million a year to Exeter’s economy and support 2,880 jobs, equivalent to 2.8% of all employment in the city.
The University of Exeter has teamed up with Devon County Council’s Exeter Central Library to launch an exhibition of early children’s literature from 3 April – 31 May.
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.
The South West region is set to benefit from a new £3.6 million building dedicated to researching treatments for mood disorders such as depression and Bipolar Disorder.
Now in their third year, the Students Guild Teaching Awards have smashed all previous records receiving 2,021 individual nominations for 636 individual members of staff.
At the recent Graduate Development Awards, the University of Exeter was voted the winner of the prestigious ‘Preparation for Work’ Award (Higher Education) by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).
A new report, commissioned by the BBC and produced by Experian, has placed Exeter in the top 10 in England for businesses that show high potential.
The University of Exeter is delighted to announce that it has accepted an invitation to join the Russell Group of leading research-led universities.
Local people will share their experiences of depression when the University of Exeter’s Mood Disorders Centre opens its doors to the public on Saturday 31 March.
New discoveries from the University of Exeter’s Environment and Sustainability Institute will boost the region’s reputation for world-class research.
Law academics and students from the University of Exeter will take to the streets of Exeter on Friday 9 March, for a fundraising walk to support the student-led Community Legal Helpdesk based at Exeter County Court.
A new series of events including ‘Introduction to Entrepreneurship’ workshops, HMRC drop-in sessions and a full business planning and simulation day.
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.
Academics at the Marchmont Observatory, part of the University of Exeter’s Graduate School of Education are helping prisoners improve their employability skills.
The University of Exeter Students’ Guild is once again encouraging students to vote for their most inspiring teachers.
A former NHS hospital Chief Executive and now senior academic at the University of Exeter Business School, has warned that patient safety may worsen if the Health and Social Care Bill is passed in its current form.
The University of Exeter has today announced plans to invest £8 million in its sports park.
Local business owners and HR managers will be able to experience an employment tribunal at first hand, thanks to a unique collaboration between leading Devon law firm Stones Solicitors LLP and the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter is marking the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’ birth, with an exhibition exploring his influence on British culture.
Students at the University of Exeter have been recognised by a national organisation aiming to make university campuses healthier, happier places for students.
University of Exeter Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Janice Kay has had a taste of student life, while third-year English student Imogen Sanders has experienced what it is like to run the university.
It has been announced this week that The Exeter Northcott Theatre has been awarded £125,000 per year for the next three years by Arts Council England South West.
Figures released by UCAS today (Monday 30 January 2012) show that the University of Exeter remains a first-choice destination for the best students.
Kathie Oakeshott, a graduate of the One Planet MBA innovation cohort, has been awarded the first Hutton Prize for Excellence at Exeter.
Abi Morgan, the Exeter alumna who wrote the screenplay The Iron Lady has been nominated for a BAFTA.
This weekend the University of Exeter will be celebrating the achievements of its students and honorary graduates.
Britain’s film industry is set to receive a boost as a result of a new partnership between the University of Exeter and the London Film School.
The Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) and the University of Exeter have sealed a strategic collaboration.
Founding partners of Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry propose two medical schools and one dental school for South West region
The region is set to benefit from not one, but two medical schools under proposals announced today by University of Exeter and Plymouth University.
The University of Exeter has announced plans to develop a £20 million interdisciplinary research centre to understand how cells operate and how diseases are caused.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Shirin Ebadi delivered a stimulating lecture on human rights in Iran at the University of Exeter on Tuesday 10 January.
Two businesses located at the University of Exeter Innovation Centre have been named in a national table of Top 20 start-ups of 2011.