Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility is embedded in the University of Exeter’s activities, whether they be research, community relations, student activities or sustainability.

The University’s mission statement is to ‘transform lives through the power of higher education. A leading international university, we undertake groundbreaking research and deliver a world-class student experience in a campus environment of outstanding natural beauty.’

Our values are to pursue excellence, personal leadership, creativity, truth and inclusivity, to be adaptable and ambitious, to work together and in partnership with others, and to ensure that our activities are sustainable.


About Corporate Responsibility

Find out about the University's Corporate Responsibility activities.


University in the community

We look to play a positive role in the local community. Find out about our community projects.  



We manage our campuses to ensure they are high quality environments for plants and animals as well as students and staff. Find out more about sustainability on campus.


Environmental Research

Our research has a strong focus on tackling major world issues. This includes health, climate change and food and water security. Learn more about our environmental research


Student volunteering

Our students, staff and alumni are active volunteers in the community. Find out about some of the volunteering projects our students are involved with.