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Discover University

Our online Discover University platform provides information, advice and guidance for prospective students, parents/guardians, teachers and advisers about studying at university.

Take part in an online event covering:

  • Subject specific talks from our academic community
  • Live Q&As with staff and students
  • Guidance sessions on:
    • Choosing a course
    • Writing a personal statement
    • Navigating the UCAS process, and more!

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Date Time Activity
24 April 13:00 - 15:30

Considering university as your next step?

The Universities of Bath, Cardiff, Exeter, Lancaster and Warwick are hosting a series of online conferences aimed at providing information, advice and guidance on what is available and how to apply. This conference will include sessions on: Applying to a competitive university, UCAS process, choosing a course, personal statements and how to make the most of virtual open days.

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27 April 18:00 - 19:00

Managing your finance at University

Hear from students and staff at the University of Exeter as we share tips and tricks for living on a budget at university!

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29 April 18:00 - 19:00

Living at the University of Exeter - a student's perspective

Join two of our current students as they discuss their experiences of student life at the University of Exeter.

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4 May 18:00 - 19:00

Considering the University of Exeter - Study Abroad

Study Abroad opportunities add a great amount of value to a university degree. This session will provide an overview of opportunities available, from the point of UCAS application and opportunities during the degree.

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6 May 18:00 - 19:00

Applying to medicine or a related course

This session will provide an overview of the application process for Medicine and Nursing – discussing UCAT examinations, MMIs and top tips from current Medicine students who have been through the process.

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8 May 13:00 - 15:30

Considering university as your next step?

The Universities of Bath, Cardiff, Exeter, Lancaster and Warwick are hosting a series of online conferences aimed at providing information, advice and guidance on what is available and how to apply. This conference will include a range of subject specific sessions that will provide an opportunity to learn about the broad range of subjects on offer at University.

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8 May 13:00 - 16:15

Religious Studies Conference

What is it like to study Religion at university? Students can get a taste at our Religious Studies Conference, where they will have the opportunity to participate in discussions with specialists in Theology and Religion from the University of Exeter. Students will also be able to hear from current students about studying theology and religion at university.

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11 May 18:00 - 19:00

Developing effective study skills for university

This session, hosted by University of Exeter staff and students, will explore ways to develop effective study skills for students preparing to start university. Hear top tips, advice and ways to access support services such as academic skills courses.

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13 May 18:00 - 19:00

Making an effective course choice for University

This session will focus on choosing a course for university study, and will be hosted by University of Exeter staff. It will cover important stages in the decision making process, and factors to take into account – such as modules, years in industry, study abroad, type of university, lifestyle and location.

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18 May 18:00 - 19:00

Considering the University of Exeter - Industrial Placements

Industrial Experience Years/Years in Industry add great value to a University degree, and boost graduate employability. This session will explore opportunities available at the University of Exeter, and provide insight into placement/internship/work experience support.

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20 May 18:00 - 19:00

Writing an effective personal statement

This session will provide insight into the important role a personal statement plays in the application process and provide top tips for planning an effective personal statement.

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25 May 18:00 - 19:00

Getting the most out of a virtual open day

This session will provide an overview of what to expect at online open days/virtual fairs and will provide top tips from University of Exeter staff on the best way to prepare – including question prompts, research to do in advance and useful websites to access.

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26 May 17:30 - 18:30 Thinking of Applying to University of Exeter as a Mature Student?
We will cover the application process and how we support you as a mature student at the University of Exeter. There will be opportunity to have your questions answered from the Mature Students Team and hear from current mature students.
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26 May 12:00 - 18:00

UK Uni Search Virtual Fair

We will be exhibiting at the UK Uni Search virtual fair targeting South East, East, Home Counties, London and South West. Register for this event and learn more about the University and what it has to offer.

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27 May 18:00 - 19:00

Applying to study at a competitive university

A session led by University of Exeter staff, which explores the benefits of attending Russell Group and Competitive Universities. The session will also discuss what competitive universities look for in a university application.

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16 June 12:00 - 18:00

UK Uni Search Virtual Fair

We will be exhibiting at the UK Uni Search virtual fair targeting North West, North East, Yorkshire & The Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, Scotland, Northern Ireland & Wales. Register for this event and learn more about the University and what it has to offer.

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23 June 17:30 - 18:30 Thinking of Applying to University of Exeter as a Mature Student?
We will cover the application process and how we support you as a mature student at the University of Exeter. There will be opportunity to have your questions answered from the Mature Students Team and hear from current mature students.
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Spotlight on: Choosing a Course

This month we’re shining a spotlight on researching your course options – pay attention to modules, course structure and campus when you’re searching!

Useful resources

If you’re thinking about going to University, but are unsure of whether it’s right for you or would just like to find out more about university life, here are some useful resources which may help you in your decision-making.

Tune in to our podcasts and find out more about topical issues relevant to you.

Series 2 of our In Conversation podcasts will be available as from early May 2021. Come back to these pages to learn more about the current admissions cycle, how the University of Exeter will be handling results day in 2021 and our exceptional student experience.

Here's what some of our previous attendees said about Discover University events:

"I learnt about the different sections of the application, when it's best to apply and how to make use of the help provided on the UCAS website."

"I learnt what it meant to apply at a competitive university, and what the benefits for me as a student would be by applying to one of them. Also, I gained more knowledge on how the Universities are going to be looking at our applications next year after the CoronaVirus epidemic."

"I learnt information about how to best structure my personal statement and more about the Russell group uni’s that I did not know before."