A Day in the Life 

A Day In The Life Of A … Student brings individuals or small school groups onto campus to spend a day in the shoes of the University of Exeter student.

Accompanied by University of Exeter Student Ambassadors, students will attend undergraduate lectures, seminars and other academic sessions, take part in a full campus tour, and have the opportunity to speak to staff and current students about the course, student life, the university, the city, and the careers and opportunities available beyond graduation.

Travel expenses for attendees will be reimbursed however they will need to bring their own lunch.   

In order to be eligible for this activity students must meet the following eligibility criteria - 

  • Be studying at a State School in England (unless you are applying as a mature student)

And also meet one of the following

  • You live in a neighbourhood where a low percentage of young people progress to higher education as defined by home postcode
  • Be an estranged student
  • Be living in care
  • Be a mature student 

Shadowing is currently available across most subject areas and the links below can be used to book places - 

SubjectLocationDates
Politics & IR Penryn Campus October 2018 - March 2019
Law Penryn Campus October 2018 - March 2019
Anthropology  Streatham Campus October 2018 - March 2019
Sociology Streatham Campus October 2018 - March 2019
Criminology Streatham Campus October 2018 - March 2019
Philosophy  Streatham Campus October 2018 - March 2019
Arab & Islamic Studies  Streatham Campus October 2018 - March 2019
Business Penryn Campus 22nd October, 12th November & 26th November 2018
Accounting and Finance Streatham Campus 5th, 9th, 19th, 23rd November & 3rd December 2018
Business and Management Streatham Campus 26th October, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th November 
Business Penryn Campus 22nd October and 12th & 26th November 2018
Economics Streatham Campus 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd & 29th November and 6th & 7th December 2018 
History Penryn Campus 22nd October, 12th & 26th November 2018
English Penryn Campus 12th & 26th November 2018
Politics Penryn Campus 12th & 26th November 2018
History with Politics  Penryn Campus 26th November 2018
Biosciences Penryn Campus  Flexible throughout the year
Medicine St Lukes Campus Flexible throughout the year
Medical Sciences St Lukes Campus Flexible throughout the year
Neuroscience St Lukes Campus Flexible throughout the year from February 2019
Engineering Streatham Campus Flexible throughout the year
Mathematics Streatham Campus Flexible throughout the year
Physics Streatham Campus Flexible throughout the year
Computer Science Streatham Campus

Flexible throughout the year

Renewable Energy Engineering Penryn Campus

12th February 2019 (9am-3pm) and Tuesday 5th March 2019 (9am-3pm)

Geology Penryn Campus

4th March 2019 (9am-5pm)

Mathematical Science Penryn Campus

6th February 2019 (10am-3pm) and 13th March 2019 (10am-3pm)

Archaeology Streatham Campus

4th February 2019 - 21st March 2019

Classics and Ancient History Streatham Campus

4th February 2019 - 21st March 2019

Drama Streatham Campus 4th February 2019 - 21st March 2019
English Streatham Campus 4th February 2019 - 21st March 2019
History Streatham Campus 4th February 2019 - 21st March 2019
Modern Languages Streatham Campus 4th February 2019 - 21st March 2019
Theology and Religion Streatham Campus 4th February 2019 - 21st March 2019