University News

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Graduate becomes first World Dementia Envoy

The Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed alumnus Dr Dennis Gillings CBE as the first World Dementia Envoy, whose role will be to bring international experts together to tackle the disease.

University welcomes Wol Kolade to Winter Graduation

The University’s Winter Graduation ceremony will take place on 18 January 2014 and we are delighted to welcome Exeter alumnus Wol Kolade as our Honorary Graduate.

South West research alliance awarded NERC funding

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.

Vice-Chancellor recognised amongst Exeter's Power 50

On Thursday 7 November Exeter’s first Power 50 list was revealed.

Forum wins at World Architecture Festival

The Forum has recently been announced as the winner of the Higher Education and Research Category at the World Architecture Festival.

University of Exeter breaks into THE top 150 globally for first time

The influential Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings have placed Exeter in the top 150 for the first time, in 148th position.

Exeter rises to 8th in Times and Sunday Times league table

Exeter rose two places in this year’s Times and Sunday Times University league table to reach 8th place.

Local community invited to consultation for new Exeter Maths School

The first consultation for the new Exeter Mathematics School (EMS) will be held on the 28 August at the University of Exeter.

Largest ever International Summer School begins

154 students from 29 countries have joined the University of Exeter’s International Summer School (ISS) this year.

UK universities partnership the best in Europe at fostering start-ups

SETsquared, a partnership of UK universities including Exeter, is joint first in Europe at successfully incubating businesses, an independent survey has revealed.

Vice-Chancellor accompanies PM on high profile business mission to Kazakhstan

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.

University celebrates triple win in West Country Property Awards

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.

OBE for former Chair of governors

The University’s former Chair of governors Russell Seal has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

University and Devon Wildlife Trust team up to celebrate the Festival of Ecology

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.

South West Peninsula Academic Health Science Network designation announced

The University of Exeter is a core member of the South West Peninsula Academic Health Science Network.