Gift from the Dennis and Mireille Gillings Foundation is the single largest received by the University of Exeter.
Professor Martin Sorrell, Emeritus Professor of French at the University of Exeter has recently published a memoir based on his French mother’s life.
A new Widening Participation scholarship is to be introduced at the University of Exeter, helping to ensure even more students can benefit from a University education.
Former Met Office CEO and Business School academics debate the Changing Models of Leadership at the Walkie-Talkie building
Exeter alumni and MBA participants had the chance last month to hear a keynote speech from Honorary Graduate and former Met Office CEO, John Hirst CBE, in the stylish surroundings of 20 Fenchurch Street.
We spoke to alumna Jenny Durrant (Archaeology, 2003) and found out more about her career path and why she volunteers for Exeter.
Exeter alumnus Tom Charman (Economics and Politics, 2016) got a high profile surprise recently while attending a Virgin Media pitching masterclass.
A graduate from the University of Exeter is set to cycle from Exeter to Andorra on March 27, 2018.
Nominations for Exeter’s very first Alumni Volunteer of the Year awards have closed and the shortlist has now been announced.
University of Exeter alumni have demonstrated their exceptional generosity and commitment to their University by pledging £128,162 in the spring telethon.
Alumnus Hugo Chance speaks to students about how to use their Social Sciences degree for a career in Finance
Philosophy and Sociology alumnus Hugo Chance returned to campus to speak to 30 students across SSIS disciplines about his successful career in the Finance sector, and how they can follow a similar path.
BBC iPlayer software engineer Nik Rahmel (BSc IT Management for Business, 2015) talks about his experience of volunteering at Exeter.
On 22nd February, Alice Higgins (Drama, 2004) spoke at Working in Event Management, part of the Creative Careers Festival 2018.
Dr Keith Hooper (English, 2009), former PHD student, recently wrote and published a Charles Dickens biography.
Student members of the University’s Business and Finance Society (BFS) once again had the chance to gain careers advice from Exeter graduates working in a variety of industries at their annual alumni dinner.
The University of Exeter has been shortlisted in three categories at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.
The University of Exeter has launched new awards honouring the exceptional individuals who give their time to support students and fellow alumni.
Recent Exeter graduate Liam Taylor was a runner-up for the Degree category within the prestigious British Education Awards.
Former students have spent more than 60,000 hours volunteering at the University of Exeter – beating a target with two years to spare.
Exeter alumnus, Chris Maddocks (Law & Sociology, 1986), is a retired race walker and Olympian and will be giving up his time this March to help at Hospicare’s annual Men’s Walk.
Alumnus, Ed Challinor (LLB Law, 2003) studied law at Exeter but ended up taking a much unexpected career path.
Young entrepreneurs who turned down an offer on TV programme Dragons’ Den now say their business is worth £2.6 million.
A group of Exeter alumni are organising an Arctic expedition in collaboration with fellow scientists, students and artists from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus and Falmouth University.
Hong Kong based Exeter alumnus, Adam Broadbent (Business and Accounting, 2014), has used his experience at University to set-up a new business.
'Volunteer in the Spotlight' is a regular feature which shares the stories of some of our alumni volunteers.
Alumnus Maurice Morgan (Biosciences, 1938), who established the ‘Anning Morgan Bursary’ to support students from Cornwall, passed away over Christmas, aged 100.
An Exeter alumna and her children have started a family tradition of graduation pictures on campus.
Exeter alumna and single mum entrepreneur, Ali Golds (PGCE, 2009), was recently named by The Independent as one of the top 20 Extraordinary Women of 2017.
Exeter alumna Anna Blackwell (Psychology, 2016) will be putting herself to the test next spring by kayaking across Europe with her friend, Kate Culverwell.
Recent Exeter graduate Liam Taylor (Geography, 2017) has been shortlisted for a British Education Award.
Exeter alumna, Alice Tapfield (Politics with European Study, 2004), has helped to take matchmaking firm The Vida Consultancy across the pond.
Final year Medicine students have spent the summer developing their clinical skills through international work placements in locations around the world, thanks to a charity donation.
Students with disabilities can now receive support to complete postgraduate study in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at Exeter thanks to a donation from the Snowdon Trust.
Alumnus, Tim Brooks (History, 1999), talks about how his time at Exeter led him to pursue his passion for Cricket.
Alumni from our MBA Class of 95-96 recently returned to campus for their weekend 20 year reunion visit.
Exeter alumnus named as Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Highly Commended Graduate of the Year
Camborne School of Mines graduate Kieran Lean (BEng Mining Engineering 2016) was given the award at the CIBSE North East and Yorkshire awards in November.
The University of Exeter’s autumn telethon has raised more than £112,000 to support students and research.
Serial tech entrepreneur and Exeter alumnus, Chris Howard has returned to Exeter this week to support Global Entrepreneurship Week and run a pitch practice session.
Alumnus Gub Neal (English Literature and American Studies 1981) is an award-winning producer and former head of Drama for Channel 4.
The dementia research charity BRACE and Kirby Laing Foundation have together awarded more than £190,000 to the University of Exeter Medical School to support cutting-edge genomic research to better understand the causes of dementia.
Exeter alumna, Alice Tapfield (Politics with European Study, 2004), talks about her time at Exeter and career path since she graduated.
Research at the University of Exeter designed to help identify patients with dementia and reduce the pressure on health services has received a generous boost of £120,000 from the Halpin Trust.
John Peck (M.Phil 1994) returned to campus to offer an insight into how having your resilience and resourcesfulness tested can ultimately help athletes succeed.
Alumni business and Santander Entrepreneurship award winner, Sancho's Dress successfully opened its second organic and ethical shop.
The Exeter University Canoe Club recently received a grant from the Alumni Annual Fund to purchase new white water boats.
Alumni from the English and Drama departments at the University of Exeter will be staging a local performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
COMEX 2 was an expedition that saw university students across the country jump on buses and drive across Europe and the Middle East and beyond, for a two and a half month overland expedition to India, and back.
Alumnus Shaun McCrindle (English Literature and Fine Art, 1991) had a particularly creative experience during his student days at Exeter, combining art with literature and a good helping of music on the side.
Letters from alumnus John Saunders (Engineering, 1943) share an insight into what it was like to study at Exeter during the war.
Alumna Clairre C. Abeyratne shares her experience of travelling from the US to study MSc International Management at the University of Exeter Business School in 2016.
Exeter scientists and alumni spearheaded the science behind Nike’s moonshot to achieve the first sub two-hour marathon, ‘Breaking 2.’
The University of Exeter’s largest ever philanthropy Campaign, ‘Making the Exceptional Happen’, has reached the halfway point in its fundraising target with three years still to go.
Mine waste water project seeks gold in International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM)
This November, a team of undergraduate students will travel to the USA in their campaign to take home a fourth gold medal in the iGEM competition.
The University of Exeter has teamed up with Exeter Chiefs rugby club to fund a PhD study into the injury risks facing young rugby players.
Volunteer in the Spotlight is a regular feature that highlights dedicated volunteers who support other alumni, students and the university in many different ways. Wenjie Lee (MSC Accounting and Finance 2012), is currently working as a Manager at Investment Bank Headquarters of Everbright Securities Co., Ltd. in Shanghai.
We caught up with two alumni who featured in Westward TV’s series ‘The Privileged?’, filmed at the University of Exeter in the late sixties.
A group of alumni have travelled from all over the world to reunite in Exeter after 50 years.
University of Exeter alumnus Alan Gray (Chemistry, 1979) was recently named TES Headteacher of the Year for his leadership of Sandringham School in Hertfordshire.
Applications are currently open for the British Council Alumni Awards 2017-18.
Devon Air Ambulance, a charity set-up by an Exeter alumna, is set to mark 25 years of service at celebration event in September.
Innovate Energy, founded by recent graduates from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus, have won £5000 to invest in their business, which will hire out battery packs to charge mobile phones.
A Warm Welcome to Exeter University Club and Friends for a Discovery Visit to Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Members of the Exeter University Club (EUC) and friends were recently given a warm welcome at the Penryn campus to view some of the latest developments.
Two University of Exeter graduates have visited Nigeria to make a film promoting conservation of elephants and their forest habitat.
Exeter alumna Leah Fuller (Psychology, 2016) set up the Eating Difficulties Peer Support Group in her final year of study.
Exeter alumna Helen Reddy (Exercise and Sports Sciences, 2000), Head of Performing Arts at Ivybridge Community College, has won two top accolades at the Devon Sports Awards.
This year's Students' Guild awards featured an alumni award for the first time.
Four Exeter graduates were recently featured at the prestigious Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award semi-finals.
Howard Woodhouse (Philosophy, 1968) shares his experiences of studying at Exeter in this blog.
Exetra, the recent alumni group, recently held an event which focused on Brexit and looked to tackle the questions of how different sectors could be affected by Brexit, and what affect might this have on the young workers of today?
The University of Exeter’s commitment to providing world-class teaching has been recognised with the award of a “Gold” rating in the first national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment.
A charity set up by an alumnus in 2011 is expanding its activity programme after recent success.
A website, ge2017.com, set-up by Exeter alumnus Matthew Morley (History, 2015) has reached more than 800,000 voters in the run up to this year's General Election.
The latest book by Exeter alumna and author, Kathleen Jowitt (English, 2006), has been shortlisted for the Society of Authors’ Betty Trask Prize – the first ever self-published book to receive this honour.
The University of Exeter has a colourful history that goes as far back as the 1920s.
More than 100 alumni and supporters attended a special event at the historic Reform Club in London last week, marking 100 days of Donald Trump’s Presidency.
Around 100 people attended a special event to celebrate the partnership between the University of Exeter and the A.G. Leventis Foundation.
The University recently hosted Matt Hutnell, Director of Santander UK, to celebrate the ongoing relationship between the two organisations.
The Alumni team that headed down to Devon for the annual Northcote Trophy fixture was the most numerous and strongest to date.
Volunteer in the Spotlight is a regular feature that highlights the alumni that help current students achieve more. James Pearce (Politics, 1992) is a freelance broadcaster who previously worked for the BBC.
Derek Lamb (Economic History & Geography, 1970) writes about his experiences at Exeter in the late 1960s.
Alumnae recently listened to research about the ‘Glass Cliff’ at the annual Exe-X: Women and Leadership Reception, organised by the Alumnae Group.
2017 marks 95 years since the University College of the South West of England (UCSWE) was founded in Exeter.
29 students from 13 schools and colleges from across the South West region graduated from the Pathways to Law programme.
Henry Austwick (History, 2011), is set to publish an unseen first-hand account of his great grandfather’s time in the Middle East during WWI.
The University of Exeter has won a prestigious award for providing the best international student experience of any university in the UK.
Members of the University of Exeter Retired Staff Association (UERSA) were recently given a warm welcome back to campus to view some of the latest developments.
In February, the Business School Alumni Association hosted a special reception at The London Stock Exchange, attended by alumni and senior Business School staff.
A University of Exeter physics alumnus has recently published two books, one of which is with his daughter, a current student at Exeter.
An Exeter Alumnus has had the prestigious honour of being asked to write the official song for one of Russia’s official 2018 World Cup host cities, Saransk.
A community project at the University of Exeter has been given a boost thanks to support from two national charities.
Exetra, the recent alumni group, recently ran an event which aimed give practical advice and guidance to graduates who were looking to change their career.
Are you a student or recent graduate with your own business or a great idea for one? If so, you could take part in the 2017 Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards.
The University of Exeter has undertaken a week of engagement work with institutions and supporters across the European continent.
We're celebrating International Women's Day with just a few of our great alumnae. Sarah-Jane Chilver-Stainer talks to us about life in Finance.
We're celebrating International Women's Day with just a few of our great alumnae. Joanne Butcher talks to us about life in the media industry.
We're celebrating International Women's Day with just a few of our great alumnae. Jessica Pryce-Jones talks to us about her career since leaving Exeter.
We're celebrating International Women's Day with just a few of our great alumnae. Dr Olivia Osborne talks to us about her work with nanotechnology in California.
On 9 February we officially launched our ‘Making the Exceptional Happen’ fundraising Campaign at an event in London, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor Prof Sir Steve Smith.
Volunteer in the Spotlight is a regular feature that highlights the alumni that help current students achieve more. Lauren Churchman (Spanish 2013) works in the Music Team at 6 Music, the BBC's alternative music radio station.
Exeter alum, James Marjoribanks (Education and French, 1983), met his first love on an exchange trip to Hungary but lost touch after graduation. He shares the story of how they were reunited after more than 20 years.
For the last 40 years, groups of students from Kenyon College, a liberal arts college in the US state of Ohio, have been coming to Exeter to study for a year as part of their degree programme. Marc Millon was on the first year of the programme in 1975 and has some great memories of this time. Not least because he met his wife Kim during the trip.
The University of Exeter has launched its most ambitious philanthropic Campaign to date to reinforce its position as one of the leading research institutions worldwide.
Prominent divorce lawyer Baroness Shackleton is funding new University of Exeter research which could help uncover the secret of finding life-long love.
In 2015 the Arabic and Middle Eastern Society (AMES) secured a substantial grant from Exeter’s Annual Fund to expand the literature available at the Institute of Islamic Studies on Streatham Campus.
Volunteer in the Spotlight is a regular feature that highlights the alumni that help current students achieve more. Dr. Gordon Christian (LL.B. (Euro) (with German) 1996, LL.M. in European Legal Studies 1997, PhD European Law 2003) is Senior Competition Counsel at Siemens AG in Germany.
Five Exeter graduates from Physics recently volunteered at an event on campus to support the University’s commitment and continuing efforts to tackle gender inequality in STEMM...
An Exeter graduate has become a Guinness World Record holder following a charity challenge last year.
Santander have launched the 2017 edition of its W50 Programme for female graduates...
An interview technique developed with an Exeter alumnus in the early 1990s, has been recommended for wider use in a United Nations report.
Philosophize, a project created by PhD student Laura Kerslake, recently held a children’s philosophy conference on the Streatham Campus thanks to the support of the Annual Fund.
The end of 2016 saw Semi-Toned, the University of Exeter’s own all-male a cappella group, achieve national success by winning the BBC’s TV singing competition The Choir, Gareth’s Best in Britain.
Exeter’s all-male student a cappella group, Semi-toned, has won the BBC’s national TV singing competition The Choir, Gareth’s Best in Britain.
A company set-up by two University of Exeter alumni was presented with the award for 'Best Contribution Towards Creating a Sustainable Food Economy’ at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards this month.
Always a popular event, this year’s Exetra Christmas Quiz attracted its largest ever attendance to network and show-off their knowledge.
The pioneering and world-leading research conducted at the University of Exeter’s state-of-the-art Living Systems Institute (LSI) will form the basis of the latest high-profile Global Conversation event.
On 16 November, the University of Exeter presented an evening with Professor David Bates, Professorial Fellow at the University of East Anglia.
When Lucy Cowen graduated, she was joined at the ceremony by her grandmother Pamela Cowen (née Mabley), who had graduated from Exeter almost 70 years before...
Volunteer in the Spotlight is a regular feature that highlights the alumni that help current students achieve more. Marion Milne (French and Drama 1979) works as a Producer and Director of Primetime History and Arts Documentaries.
Ammar Khan graduated from Exeter with a degree in law in July 2016. He has just started training as a solicitor at a global top 10 law firm, realising a long-held ambition...
In October, after two months of gruelling campaigning, a public vote and a fundraising challenge which saw her and her fellow finalists raise more than £13,000 in just 10 days, Exeter graduate Alice Biggar...
Over 70 students from Medical Sciences were recently inspired by the huge range of career paths open to them, thanks to...
We are delighted to report that for the first time ever, in the last academic year Exeter alumni gave over 1,000 hours in volunteering time...
Solutions to the challenges facing the global mining sector will be shared by a leading expert from the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines at a special event in Vancouver, Canada.
The University of Exeter and Kenyon College are celebrating the 40th anniversary of a successful partnership at a special event in New York City.
A new feature to recognise achievements and publications of alumni writers.
Shortly after he graduated, Tim Ireland (Chemical Engineering, 1983) began organising a reunion for his friends from the Hockey Club at Exeter
Thanks to financial support from The Annual Fund in 2013, The Undergraduate...
The charitable trust established in 2013 by Exeter alumni, the late Les Halpin...
When ‘An Afternoon with Frank Gardner’ was hosted by the Arabic and Middle Eastern...
Prior to starting her studies, Erin worked as a Fraud Investigator in China and began...
In the past year alone, more than 1,950 alumni donors have made a gift to support...
The ‘Tony Allen Scholarship Programme’ created in 2010 through Tony’s generosity...
The University’s Career Mentors come in many guises; teachers, scientists, bankers...
It’s a chilly Saturday in March 2016 and alumnae and female students have gathered...
A new feature to recognise achievements and publications of alumni writers.
This year’s Northcote Trophy Alumni team was under new leadership in the form of...
The generous support of two Exeter alumni is to provide a major boost to women’s cricket in the...
Forced Entertainment, founded by alumni from the English and Drama departments at the University...
Alumnae recently shared knowledge and expertise of ‘how to build your brand’ at the annual Exe-X...
Students questioned Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to the University of Exeter to launch a new campaign...
Alumnae and female students were able to discuss and build their career strategies at a recent workshop held on campus.
The University of Exeter’s student Business and Finance Society (BFS) welcomed 12 alumni to their 6th annual flagship dinner at...
An Exeter Renewable Energy graduate has won a prestigious Energy Institute (EI) award for her work in promoting carbon reduction.
As part of the Ocean Reunion team, alumnus and former Rugby scholar Angus Barton (Exercise and Sport Sciences, 2012) has triumphed...
Congratulations to all Exeter alumni who were presented with an award in the New Year honours list 2016.
Olympic Gold medallist Sally Gunnell, Eddie Farwell, founder of Children’s Hospice South West, and distinguished genomics expert Professor Richard W Michelmore were awarded...
Three graduates from the University of Exeter have received funding for their new and innovative online medical revision service.
Richard Bennett (PGCE 2007) and his colleague Oliver Munns attended the Debating Society’s Friday Night Debate to support the role of ‘Voluntourism’ in developing countries.
A new feature to recognise achievements and publications of alumni writers.
Professor Sir Steve Smith has joined a high-profile delegation visiting India this week to promote UK Higher Education.
Thanks to the generosity of our alumni we have raised £163,267 in our autumn telethon.
A new feature to recognise achievements and publications of alumni writers.
A new memorial to University of Exeter alumni who died in war since 1945 was dedicated in the University’s Chapel at Streatham Campus on Remembrance Sunday.
Exeter delivered its first international careers fair in China as part of the GW4 partnership with the Universities of Bath, Bristol and Cardiff.
26-year-old Virginia Stuart-Taylor (Spanish, Italian and Portuguese 2012) is among a select few shortlisted for the privilege of rocketing into space.
Several alumni and an Honorary Graduate were included in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Alumni based elsewhere who have visited Exeter recently may have noticed some prominent changes in and near the city. The University has undeniably grown but it is not alone.
Alumnus Jolyon Hedges on an alternative path after University: volunteering with ICS – International Citizen Service
Jolyon Hedges (German and Spanish 2014) spent time volunteering in Honduras after his degree through a government-funded development programme, International Citizen Service, open to all 18 – 25 year olds.
In June Exeter’s Global Conversation series visited Paris bringing together leading experts to discuss their work into the search for Earth-like exoplanets beyond our Solar System.
In a stroke of coincidence, an alumna has had her book published by an alumnus.
Alumna Charlotte Pike’s latest book delves into the world of fermented food and drink. From bread to cheese to kimchi, Charlotte aims to help people rediscover the art of fermentation.
Exeter alumnus Tom O’Bryan has been awarded a Kennedy Scholarship to study a Masters of Public Policy (MPP) at Harvard in 2015/16.
In late April, 25 University of Exeter alumni gathered in Munich for the first ever Germany alumni event.
Alumna Janice Thomson thinks she has the right formula for keeping slim
Alumnae recently shared their advice and guidance for overcoming challenges in your career at the annual Exe-X: Women and Leadership Reception, organised by the Alumnae Group.
What makes a great chairperson or board member? Alumnus Gerry Brown, a member of the University’s Council and Chair of the Campaign Board, explores just that in his new book
Faith, Culture and Conflict – A Middle Eastern Odyssey is Philip Blair’s attempt to distil 35 years of life into an autobiographical and reflective book.
Caroline Pover (Education and Mathematics 1995) has been recognised by the Japan-British Society for her efforts to raise money for survivors of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011.
Global Conversation, a new programme of world lectures from some of Exeter's pioneering academics, launches in Hong Kong.
Over 90 Exeter alumni gathered in the inspiring surroundings of the ‘home of science’, the Royal Society, to hear an exclusive insight into the latest research from the University.
Alumnus Nick J. Thorpe wages war on the boredom of modern life
Five exceptional Exeter alumni are recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list 2015.
Emily Blagden was part of the first all-female team to row the demanding 2,400 mile route over the Pacific Ocean.
Alumna Lucy Feltham (Sociology and Philosophy 2008) sees Britain in an entirely different light after exploring its weird and wonderful communities for a year.
Alumni Oli Luscombe and Ed Cooper are part of an expedition team retracing the route of British explorer David Haig-Thomas through the Arctic.
Congratulations to alumnus Dr Jean Claude Autrey who has been appointed Chancellor of the University of Mauritius.
A senior delegation from the University of Exeter, led by Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith, visited China and Hong Kong this week to enhance Exeter’s links with its partners and alumni in the region.
The University of Exeter has been ranked as one of the top 10 UK universities in the influential Guardian University Guide 2016.
Thanks to support from Santander Universities UK, eight students from Brazil will come to Exeter this summer.
Dan Eatherley tells us about his new book, Bushmaster: Raymond Ditmars and the Hunt for the World’s Largest Viper
The University’s annual Alumni Golf Day took place on 16th July at the picturesque St George’s Hill Golf Club in Surrey. This year marked a special anniversary as it was the tenth annual event and 72 competitors enjoyed one of the UK’s most prestigious courses.
Solving mysteries is the work of Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple made famous by the creative hand of Agatha Christie; but few are aware of another of the author’s attributes – her astute business sense.