Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith carried the vote for the opposition in the eagerly anticipated Exeter Debate on the emerging topic of potential rises to tuition fees last night.
Pond owners across Cornwall are being sought by a student at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus who is conducting research into whether two deadly frog diseases can be found in the county.
Science and humanities subjects at the University of Exeter rank amongst the world’s best according to an influential international league table.
Blood donation sessions take place on Mon 3 and Tues 4 March in the Great Hall, Streatham Campus
The Students’ Green Unit at the University of Exeter is an innovative two-year project funded by the NUS Students’ Green Fund, which enables students to encourage changes in behaviour by proposing and leading projects that engage with ethical and environmental issues.
Unique research into endangered sea turtles, which will lead to a Caribbean government changing its conservation policy, has seen a student from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus recognised in a national competition.
A new competition, led by the University’s Research and Knowledge Transfer (RKT) team, has been launched to students and staff encouraging them to submit their ideas for new smartphone and tablet apps.
Top-tier business schools go head-to-head in world’s largest student competition, competing for $1 million in start-up funding to solve President Clinton’s Healthcare Challenge
Sailing alumni from the University of Exeter have helped the RYA British Sailing Team to an impressive medal haul at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup event in Miami, USA.
Unrequited love may be a thing of the past this Valentine’s with the help of an English literature expert from the University of Exeter.
Plans to construct a new short game practice golf area at the Sports Park on Streatham campus, have been unveiled by University of Exeter Sport.
Chinese New Year celebrations are getting underway for 2014, the Year of the Horse. In Chinese culture the zodiac sign of the Horse is a symbol of nobility, class, speed and perseverance.
This year’s Hutton Prize for Excellence has been awarded to Omotoniola Adeeyo, who graduated from her undergraduate degree in Law in 2013.
Research Uncovered is a lecture series which brings Exeter’s world-class research to students, staff and the local community, the first of which takes place on Monday 13 January 2014.
A selection of the South West’s finest choirs have come together to take part in BBC Spotlight’s much loved series of festive broadcasts.
A budding Mathematician from the University of Exeter has been crowned the UK’s best and brightest student after winning a prestigious national competition.
Students were recognised for outstanding achievement during their studies at the Medical School’s prizes and awards ceremonies.
Thanksgiving is an official American holiday historically celebrated around the harvest time in gratitude for successful crops.
Beth Reeks, a first year Physics student, has been named as one of Time magazine’s Most Influential Teens of 2013.
Find out about postgraduate study at our Study Fair on Wednesday 27 November
The University of Exeter is celebrating a double win at a major awards ceremony; PhD archaeologist Jennifer Watling won the Scopus Young Researcher UK Award 2013 in the category of Arts & Humanities and the University was honoured for its commitment to fostering excellence in young researchers.
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.
Global Entrepreneurship Week runs from 18-22 November 2013, and is part of a worldwide campaign to raise awareness and encourage entrepreneurship.
A heroic World War One soldier’s previously unknown semi-autobiographical novel has come to light following the completion of a project to archive and make public the manuscripts, poems and correspondence of Frederick William Harvey.
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.
Selin Yigitbasi who recently graduated in Business and Management with proficiency in French from the University of Exeter Business School has also been awarded the Institute of Directors (IoD) Student of the Year prize.
On 19-20th October, fifty University of Exeter students participated in the Battle of Ideas at the Barbican, London, following on their good work on the Grand Challenges programme.
Three Grand Challenges 2013 champions represented the University of Exeter at the recent One Young World summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A team of students from the University of Exeter are making their final preparations before taking part in a prestigious international synthetic biology competition.
New brain imaging technology is helping researchers to bridge the gap between art and science by mapping the different ways in which the brain responds to poetry and prose.
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.’
Find out about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with the RAG society on Tues 1 Oct, 6pm, LT1 Queen’s building.
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.
Exeter rose two places in this year’s Times and Sunday Times University league table to reach 8th place.
Exeposé, the independent newspaper by and for University of Exeter students, has been shortlisted for the student publication of the year prize at the 2013 Guardian Student Media Awards.
The first intake of Medicine students have embarked on the path to becoming a doctor at the University of Exeter Medical School.
South Devon’s newest UTC school has taken the next step in partnership with the University of Exeter.
An opportunity to experience the unfolding excavations at the largest Roman village ever found in Devon was open to members of the public on Sunday 18 August, at the site near Ipplepen in South Devon.
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.
The first students to qualify from the University of Exeter’s Medical Sciences programme enjoyed a day of graduation celebrations.
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.
Four University of Exeter students have won the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Innovation Competition which aims to find the best app developing talent worldwide.
The first graduates of a course which develops tomorrow’s health and science researchers have passed with flying colours.
More than 4,200 students at the University of Exeter will be celebrating their graduation between 15 and 22 July.
Four University of Exeter students will fly to Russia next month in a bid to show the UK is the best in the world when it comes to building apps.
Teams from as far afield as France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Australia and Mexico came to Exeter last month to compete in the first ever One Planet Sustainability Challenge.
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.
Exeter students and graduates were big winners at the SETsquared student enterprise awards.
Lachlan Marnham, 23, a PhD student in the Centre for Graphene Science, won the prize for best presentation at Graphene Week 2013 held in Chemnitz, Germany.
Exeter Law student, Roye Aguilar is successfully through to the final assessment stage for a major scholarship programme with international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
The University of South Carolina (USC) has one of the leading postgraduate Public History programmes in America and a group of their students and lecturers are in the UK to explore best practice in public history.
A University of Exeter student has been shortlisted for the MTV Student of the Year award.
Winner of the ‘Most Outstanding Islamic Student Society’ in the south region has been awarded to the University of Exeter by a highly respected (valued) and oldest Muslim student organisation in the UK.
As thoughts turn to Summer and beaches, a group of Exeter students are raising funds to help save lives at sea.
The winners of the 2013 Students Guild teaching awards were announced last night (2 May) in a glittering ceremony in the Great Hall.
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.
A University of Exeter student has been named as the Arts and Humanities Undergraduate of the Year.
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 University of Exeter has the highest number of nominations nationally – 77 – in the Student Employee of the Year Awards 2013.
A national competition for the best undergraduate essay on any aspect of the American experience, from the perspective of history, literature, film, politics or any other related or inter-related discipline has been won by a University of Exeter student.
A team of students, including Alexander Bochenski a 2nd year Business Economics undergraduate from the Business School, has come first in the national heat of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, an international student technology competition in which students develop their own apps from scratch.
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.
As part of the National Student Television Association (NaSTA) awards, last weekend saw the University of Exeter Students’ Guild’s XTV welcome the future of the television industry to Exeter, and be rewarded with several awards of their own.
University of Exeter law students have been awarded the prize for Best New Student Pro Bono Activity prize by the Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC MP for its legal helpdesk that provides assistance to court users.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is this year investing £84.2 million in postgraduate training through its annual Doctoral Training Grants (DTGs).
On Monday 1 April, a team of academics and students from the University of Exeter will be pitting their wits against each other on BBC Radio 4’s lively quiz show, The 3rd Degree.
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.
The University of Exeter’s world-leading student services centre has been named in honour of the University’s Registrar and Deputy Chief Executive David Allen.
The University of Exeter women’s rugby 1st team have been crowned champions of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) knockout competition following an inspired performance at Twickenham on 24 March.
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.
Drama has become a regular activity for Exeter’s young people in care who have joined forces with students from the University of Exeter to stage a play in Austin, Texas.
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 University of Exeter Men’s Cricket Club will feature alongside some of the best cricketers in the world in the 2013 Ashes computer game.
Staff and students can nominate in the Professional Services Recognition Awards until Fri 15 March.
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.
On 1 March 2013, the Business School will join people around the world for a remarkable event.
The University of Exeter Rugby Club have surged to the top of the British Universities and Colleges league table after a dominant performance against Bath.
Second year student and fourth team cricketer Greg Russel (International relations) has scooped the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award.
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.
Two forthcoming events are enabling students to find out more about postgraduate study at the University of Exeter.
Whenever organised crime is discussed, the word “Mafia” invariably turns up and conjures images of suited men with sunglasses and plenty of attitude.
An award that encourages the next generation of young professionals to put ethical conduct at the forefront of business, government and the professions has been awarded to a postgraduate in Politics.
Sports Scholar Amber Reed has helped England to a dominant victory over Scotland in the opening match of the Women’s Six Nations at Esher.
Twenty-one students have put themselves forward as candidates for the five elected positions who will lead the Students’ Guild for the 2013-14 academic year.
It will be ‘fingers on buzzers’ at the University of Exeter on Wednesday 30 January as students and lecturers prepare for the arrival of BBC Radio 4’s lively quiz show, The 3rd Degree.
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.
Many people view pigeons as pests, or even ‘rats with wings’ - but according to one student, they are ‘super doves’.
Hundreds of Exeter students have voted for the research they think everyone should know about in the first ever Fruni events at the University.
Student members of the Exeter Enactus group (formerly SIFE), travelled to India with the hope of making a real difference to the lives of residents in Mithapur, a village in Gujurat.
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).
Research is at the heart of the University of Exeter, and in order to develop the next generation of researchers, more than 100 fully funded PhD studentships are available this winter across the arts and humanities, social sciences, business, and sciences.
An accident with an iPhone has led two enterprising third year students into a successful business partnership repairing a whole range of iPhones and iPods.
Students from the University of Exeter and University College Falmouth are preparing for a 110 mile bike ride on Friday 16 November to raise money for the BBC’s Children in Need appeal.
A postgraduate study fair on Wednesday 21 November, 1-3pm in the Forum, will profile the range of taught Masters and research degree options available at the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter will be celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week between 12-18 November 2012, a worldwide campaign to raise awareness and encourage entrepreneurship.
The University of Exeter’s new Boathouse was officially opened on Saturday 13 October.
‘Print Power: A History of Exeter through the Student Press’ is a student-led exhibition celebrating the 25th anniversary of the University of Exeter’s student newspaper Exeposé.
Multinational professional services firm Ernst & Young chose the University of Exeter to host their first ‘EY Live’ event.
Opportunities week arrives at the University of Exeter from 29 October – 2 November.
Mars, Incorporated, one of the world’s leading chocolate and petcare manufacturers, is coming to the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus on 10 October to recruit for new graduate positions in China.
The University has launched the first ever Wellbeing Centre on campus.
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.
We will soon know more than ever before about what lies beneath the water at some of Cornwall’s top beauty spots, thanks to University of Exeter students from the Cornwall Campus.
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.
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.
A young Exeter university student will be taking on an amazing personal challenge next weekend when he runs from London to Paris.
Local couple James and Niamh Gale are celebrating after both graduating from the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter and Plymouth University have now signed the legal agreement that marks the demerger of PCMD and the creation of the University of Exeter Medical School, and Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.
The Indivisibles, one of the two teams from the Business School that made it to the UK final of the CIMA Global Business Challenge, has been crowned the global champion.
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.
523 University of Exeter students from the Cornwall Campus will graduate at ceremonies held at Truro Cathedral on 23 July 2012.
The University of Exeter congratulates its new graduates this week as nearly 4,600 students are awarded with degrees during six days of ceremonies in Exeter and Cornwall.
This summer the University of Exeter will recognise key figures, including some of its alumni, with honorary degrees.
Two Sports Science students will be collecting an award for their essay on corruption in sport at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on June 25th.
Two of Shakespeare's history plays will be staged outside at the University of Exeter’s new Piazza at 1.30 on Friday 22 and 11am and 3pm on Saturday 23 June.
The Indivisibles, one of the two teams from the Business School that made it to the UK final of the CIMA Global Business Challenge has been crowned the UK champion.
Students from the University of Exeter and University College Falmouth at the Cornwall Campus celebrated success this Saturday at their first ever BioBlitz where they discovered and identified more than 400 different species of flora and fauna, with the help of local families.
A group of students from the University of Exeter’s Cornwall Campus are attempting a non-stop 230 mile relay around Cornwall in under 32 hours.
Four third year Exeter students have walked the length of the river Thames in 10 days to raise funds for children and families in Moldova.
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.
Renewable Energy academics and students from the Cornwall Campus, near Falmouth recently visited Guernsey on a field trip to make a high level strategic assessment of the island's renewable energy potential.
The University of Exeter has won one of the inaugural Greenbuild awards for sustainable buildings.
Two University of Exeter teams are making up half the shortlist for the UK final of the CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Global Business Challenge (GBC) 2012.
The University of Exeter has been rated as one of the top ten UK universities in the Guardian University Guide 2013.
A team of students from across the University has scooped first prize in a national competition organised by RBS in aid of the Prince’s Trust.
Enterprising students from the University of Exeter have returned victorious as the Rookie Champions at the 2012 annual Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) competition at Canary Wharf, London on 18-19 April.
The winners of this year’s Exeter Students Guild Teaching Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony in the Great Hall on 3 May 2012.
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.
Just a reminder that from tomorrow a number of services that were located across the Streatham Campus will instead be found within the Forum.
We are counting down to the opening of the Forum by Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh on Wednesday 2 May.
We are now making the final preparations for the opening of the Forum by Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on Wednesday 2 May as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Mathematics postgraduate Robin Williams has been named as part of the GB 5-a-side blind football squad for London 2012.
The University of Exeter Students’ Guild’s commitment to the environment has been recognised with the award of a Gold Green Impact accreditation.
The University of Exeter Students’ Guild Jewish Society, Exeter JSoc, has been nationally recognised after being awarded ‘Best Developing JSoc 2012’ by the National Union of Jewish Students (UJS).
The University of Exeter’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team has successfully competed in the regional competition and been selected to take part in the opening round of the 2012 SIFE UK National Competition.
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.
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 University of Exeter Students’ Guild has been awarded Gold accreditation for its work in supporting the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
From ‘Jackleg Drilling’ and ‘Hand Steeling’, through to the Swede Saw, male and female competitors will be going back to the days of our industrial heritage, to pit their skills against the best of the rest.
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.
The University of Exeter saw off Durham University to win the PWC British Universities and Colleges Sport Men’s Hockey Championship Final at Abbeydale Sports Club in Sheffield on Thursday 15 March.
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).
The University of Exeter is delighted to announce that it has accepted an invitation to join the Russell Group of leading research-led universities.
The University of Exeter has launched its first ever International Sports Month this March.
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.
Student music groups at the University of Exeter will be taking part in the first nationwide event of the Cultural Olympiad.
University of Exeter students, alumni and staff have contributed to a new book of short stories about Devon.
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.
SETsquared, the enterprise partnership of the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey, held the Xing Challenge at the Innovation Centre, at the University of Exeter.
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.
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.
Students from the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines (CSM) are kick-starting an unusual training regime this January.
This weekend the University of Exeter will be celebrating the achievements of its students and honorary graduates.
£1,000 scholarship for Exeter graduates who progress from undergraduate to postgraduate study here in 2012.
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.
Research is at the heart of the University of Exeter, and in order to develop the next generation of researchers numerous fully funded PhD studentships are now available.
Law students from the University of Exeter are assisting a town in Devon to fight a planning appeal to turn their local quarry in Buckfastleigh into a waste processing facility and infill site.
Upper lips have been looking decidedly hirsute around the University of Exeter, as students and staff came together to raise funds for charity and promote men's health.
First team cricket scholar, Tom Abell has been selected for the Somerset first squad as it heads to South Africa from 29 February – 9 March for a two week training camp.