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Recent projects supported by the Alumni Annual Fund

Our Alumni Annual Fund supports the extra-curricular activities that help to make Exeter such a fantastic place to study. Funded by thousands of alumni and supporters of the University, donations are used to enhance the student experience. Grants are given to sports clubs, societies, music groups, theatre productions, student conferences and community outreach projects, to name just a few. You can view and read about a selection of recent supported projects below.


Alumni funding supports first Roundnet Society

The University of Exeter Roundnet Society in the 2020-21 round received funding to help with necessary equipment to start their society.

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Alumni Annual Fund funding makes student projects a reality

The Exeter University Polo Clubthe Exeter University Surf Club and Exefactor talent competition all recieved funding to help their projects.

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Students interact with folk music artists thanks to alumni support

The University of Exeter’s Folk Society who received funding in 2020-21 to host a series of live online performances and Q&A sessions with folk music artists.

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Alumni support helps LGBTQ+ society reach more students

The student society LGBTQ+ and Law Exeter was awarded funding from the Alumni Annual Fund to help promote their events and raise awareness of activity. 

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New CPR manikin for the Exeter University First Aid Society

The Exeter University First Aid Society in the 2020-21 Alumni Annual Fund round received funding to purchase an advanced CPR manikin for their group.

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Students produce new EP thanks to Alumni Annual Fund support

University of Exeter's award-winning, all-male a cappella group ‘Semi-Toned’ in the 2020-21 Alumni Annual Fund round received funding to support the recording and release of their new EP: Infrared.

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New banners for the Mary Harris Memorial Chapel

With the generous support of the Alumni Annual Fund, the University of Exeter Anglican Chaplaincy received a £700 grant to replace three banners creating appropriate and welcoming signage. 

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Student radio station increases their activities due to new laptops

Radio Falmouth (Surf Radio) at The Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union in the 2019-20 round received funding to support their 24/7 broadcasting station through new laptops purchased with support from the Alumni Annual Fund.

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Student society Exeter Student Nightline wins National Award

Exeter Student Nightline were awarded a three year grant from the Alumni Annual Fund in 2016-17 to support volunteers by funding breakfasts after their shifts as the Nightline service runs 8pm – 8am.

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