It was announced today, 2 March 2015, that Winter Graduation 2016 in the University’s Diamond Jubilee year, will be the last to be presided over by Baroness Benjamin OBE DL after ten fantastic years as Chancellor.
A new nationwide online and telephone service that helps people in the South West of England to take part in dementia research studies is now live.
Exeter students have stormed to victory in an international competition, with their innovative app that allows users to lock and unlock doors with their mobile phone.
Encouraging people to take a positive look at asylum and celebrating the contributions of refugees in the UK forms the basis of Refugee Week.
Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays and 2015 will be the Year of the Goat. In China, it is known as the "Spring Festival" and marks the end of the winter season.
Budding scientists from the University of Exeter have showcased their innovative research at the Houses of Parliament, as part of a prestigious national event.
A team of Exeter students have reached the final four of an international competition, designed to showcase technological innovation.
Unrequited love may be a thing of the past this Valentine’s with the help of an English literature expert from the University of Exeter.
Alzheimer’s Society has announced the launch of a new dementia-focussed Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Exeter. The centre will support eight PhD students to investigate the effect of dementia on the brain’s neural networks.
Exeter students call for help to compile and digitise detailed maps of uncharted areas of the world
A University of Exeter Law postgraduate student has been awarded the Hutton Prize for Excellence, which encourages the next generation of young professionals to put ethical conduct at the forefront of business, government and the professions.
More than 800 students celebrating their graduation across three ceremonies on Saturday 17 January.
A high quality new student study centre is now in use in Giraffe House, part of the ongoing South Cloisters redevelopment.
University of Exeter postgraduate Natasha Boyland has been awarded first prize in a writing competition run by the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS).
A United Nations Gold Star Award for Environmental Impact has been awarded to a sustainability project that has improved the livelihoods of Kenyan farmers through the provision of trees and a communal water system.
Exeter students are helping a family-run Cornish business reduce their carbon footprint by embracing the renewables revolution.
The University of Exeter is joining a growing number of companies committing to end the stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental health problems by signing a pledge with Time to Change, a programme run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.
Social Scientists at the University of Exeter have called for a greater comparative analysis of the impact of TASERs used in law enforcement.
Students from the University of Exeter have created a revolutionary security door locking system as part of their entry for a prestigious national competition.
Students from the Camborne School of Mines are celebrating their success at an internationally-celebrated mining competition.
Student excellence at the University of Exeter Medical School has been recognised in an awards ceremony.
The University of Exeter has been named the best university in the UK for international student satisfaction.
A team of Exeter students are celebrating after winning gold at a prestigious worldwide synthetic biology competition.
The diary of a Cornish soldier from the Great War is being serialised through daily tweets during the centenary year of World War One.
Diwali or Deepavali is the most important festival of the year for Hindus, which is also known at the Festival of Light and is being celebrated at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus on Sunday 26 October.
A University of Exeter student enabled citizens and students from Bulgaria living in the South West to vote in the recent Bulgarian General Elections by creating a voting station in Exeter.
A striking new exhibition, now open in the Forum, presents 12 of the Exeter based (either at the University or Met Office) IPCC authors through a series of striking large-scale black and white portraits.
The South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) is to receive substantial new funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) for the training and development of bioscience PhD students.
Exeter has been named the top university in the Southwest according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 after reaching a new high of 7th place in the national rankings.
Pioneering research carried out at the University of Exeter into the remarkable atmospheric properties of exoplanets will feature in a forthcoming episode of the BBC’s much-loved astronomy programme, the Sky at Night.
A PhD Film student has won a prestigious fellowship to enhance their research at the largest library in the world, the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.
The University of Exeter has been chosen as hosts for the Tongan national team during the Rugby World Cup 2015, it has been announced.
Camborne School of Mines has announced the launch of a pioneering new Programme, designed to deliver key learning and professional development to employees and stakeholders within the mining industry.
A new initiative, due to launch in September, will allow anyone in the South West or anywhere in the world to study business for free at the top ten ranked University of Exeter Business School.
Students at Exeter are the most satisfied of any of the Russell Group universities, according to the latest results from the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014.
After the huge success of previous events, researchers from the University of Exeter's Penryn Campus will be back sharing their passion for our planet at this year’s free Science in the Square.
A team of intrepid Engineering students have pitted their skills, expertise and enthusiasm against the world’s best at a special racing event held at Silverstone, the home of British motorsport.
Hundreds of postcards have been written to those affected by the outbreak of the First World War from people today, as a form of memorial and recognition.
Celebration is in the air as 478 University of Exeter students graduate at Truro Cathedral on Monday 21 July.
The Stocker Road entrance to the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus will undergo remodelling works from 21 July to 19 September 2014.
Graduate Simon Amos, who is blind, shares success with his tutor, College, AccessAbility, alumnus David Merkel and guide dog Ronan.
Graduate Hannah Mann is putting her degree into practice on her family’s farm business in Shaldon, Devon.
A graduate from the University of Exeter is embarking on a career helping refugees, following her voluntary activity while studying.
Celebration is in the air as the University of Exeter prepares for Summer Graduation.
A lost novel by a popular World War One soldier poet has been discovered in a garage and turned into a play which is soon to be performed at the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham.
A student from the University of Exeter has won the career opportunity of a lifetime with World Championship-winning Formula One team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
Falmouth residents are being sought by a student at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus who is conducting research into the causes of moth declines.
The University of Exeter, University of Exeter Students’ Guild and Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union (FXU) have been awarded the 2014 Students’ Union and Institution Partnership Award by the Higher Education Academy and National Union of Students.
Will George a student from Biosciences has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Kansas State University on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programmes operating world-wide.
Archival research brings to light previously unheard, as well as rarely performed chamber, orchestral and choral works by World War One soldier, poet and composer Ivor Gurney.
A student from the University of Exeter is on track to become the next star of Formula One engineering, after being short-listed for a prestigious worldwide competition.
A spectacular concert showcasing musical talent at the University of Exeter has raised around £1,000 for Help for Heroes.
With the World Cup kicking off in Brazil, a special website and programme of events are being created to commemorate the historic match between the hosts and Exeter City Football Club 100 years ago.
Students gathered with special guests from the Students' Guild and University of Exeter to celebrate the 2014 Students' Guild Awards.
University of Exeter students behind two enterprising start-up businesses have received top awards from the SETsquared partnership.
Did You Know There Are Dragons in Cornwall? Is the title of a new children’s book recently published by Penryn Press a brand new publishing house created by students from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus in Cornwall.
The University of Exeter has enjoyed significant success in the latest Guardian University Guide, strengthening its position as one of the best universities in the country.
Mars spacecraft research lands Exeter student top international fellowship
The University of Exeter is reinforcing its commitment to boosting Cornwall’s economic prosperity by launching its Business School on the Penryn Campus.
If you have clothes that need mending or restyling, or want to swap unwanted garments for hidden gems from another wardrobe, head to the Guildhall Shopping Centre from 2-5 June.
A 12-strong team of students from the Penryn Campus, near Falmouth have competed in the prestigious Shell Eco-marathon competition.
The Students’ Green Unit (SGU), an innovative sustainability project within the University of Exeter’s Students’ Guild, has been recognised with an international award.
Thirty postgraduate students and early career researchers have been offered the opportunity to enhance their research with a fellowship at some of the world’s most prestigious libraries and research institutions.
A University of Exeter student has won a prestigious national competition designed to promote the pioneering work being carried out by early-career scientists to a wider audience.
With just three days to go until the European Elections, TickBox.org.uk says voters remain undecided on which political party to support.
The latest pop up cinema event to hit Exeter involves the takeover of the University of Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum by the PUNY GODS! who specialise in showing films in unusual places.
Three first year Business School students have reached the world finals of the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup, after winning the UK finals this week.
The University of Exeter has been ranked seventh in the UK in the prestigious Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014.
A short film by a University of Exeter film student has been selected to be showcased as part of Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
A new project exploring the way people think and form ideas about their identity in relation to the landscapes of West Penwith and Helman Tor will be part of a touring photographic exhibition in Cornwall.
Students, academics and staff from the University of Exeter and Students' Guild gathered last night to celebrate the 2014 Teaching Awards. Guests enjoyed a drinks reception in the elegant Royal Albert Memorial Museum as the winners in each of the ten award categories were announced.
Students from the Camborne School of Mines are celebrating after winning gold in two exhilarating events at an internationally-celebrated mining competition.
On Friday May 2nd, performers in Exeter’s Guildhall will bring the city’s theatrical history back to life.
The University of Exeter is involved in the launch and development of an interactive Web App, Placeify which is being used at this year’s Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink.
Grigory Leskov, a first year student in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences has been chosen to portray the UK Minister of Finance at the upcoming G20 Youth Forum to be held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, from 7 to 11 May 2014.
University of Exeter Geography students have designed a fashion ethics card game as part of a series of global events and initiatives commemorating the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster.
Queen’s Drive will be closed from Tuesday 22 April – Friday 25 April for partial resurfacing work. Vehicular access to the main part of the Streatham Campus will be via Stocker Road.
Students from the University of Exeter are celebrating after winning a national competition with their innovative system which could reduce the headache of searching for a parking space, and help reduce vehicle emissions.
Medical students have teamed up with Devon women living in a homeless hostel, to get creative in a project which helps nurture confidence and compassion.
On Friday 21 March, Exeter University Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Professor Sir Steve Smith visited the Students’ Guild to shadow student Anna Collin as part of the Mirror scheme.
The Grand Challenges team is pleased to announce that Alastair Campbell will be speaking at the University of Exeter on Tuesday 3 June at 6pm in the Alumni Auditorium. This lecture will be the annual Andrew Stratton Convocation Lecture.
Undergraduate students at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus are taking part in a conference style event for the first time to present their research in a professional setting.
A postgraduate research conference is being held at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus for the first time, demonstrating the breadth and impact of the work being carried out on emerging and important global issues in Cornwall.
The University of Exeter is launching a pivotal new programme designed to improve quantitative social science training.
Bethany Partridge, a Senior Student Ambassador for the University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, has won the Student Mentor of the Year Award given by Brightside, a charity that helps young people access career and education opportunities.
A major upgrade to research and learning facilities at the University’s St Luke’s Campus will soon begin, after full planning permission and internal funding were both granted.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith carried the vote for the opposition in the eagerly anticipated Exeter Debate on the emerging topic of potential rises to tuition fees last night.
Pond owners across Cornwall are being sought by a student at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus who is conducting research into whether two deadly frog diseases can be found in the county.
A team of students from the University of Exeter are gearing up to take part in the world’s largest student motorsport competition, to be held in July.
Science and humanities subjects at the University of Exeter rank amongst the world’s best according to an influential international league table.
The Students’ Green Unit at the University of Exeter is an innovative two-year project funded by the NUS Students’ Green Fund, which enables students to encourage changes in behaviour by proposing and leading projects that engage with ethical and environmental issues.
A new competition, led by the University’s Research and Knowledge Transfer (RKT) team, has been launched to students and staff encouraging them to submit their ideas for new smartphone and tablet apps.
Top-tier business schools go head-to-head in world’s largest student competition, competing for $1 million in start-up funding to solve President Clinton’s Healthcare Challenge
Sailing alumni from the University of Exeter have helped the RYA British Sailing Team to an impressive medal haul at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup event in Miami, USA.
Plans to construct a new short game practice golf area at the Sports Park on Streatham campus, have been unveiled by University of Exeter Sport.
Chinese New Year celebrations are getting underway for 2014, the Year of the Horse. In Chinese culture the zodiac sign of the Horse is a symbol of nobility, class, speed and perseverance.
This year’s Hutton Prize for Excellence has been awarded to Omotoniola Adeeyo, who graduated from her undergraduate degree in Law in 2013.
Research Uncovered is a lecture series which brings Exeter’s world-class research to students, staff and the local community, the first of which takes place on Monday 13 January 2014.
A selection of the South West’s finest choirs have come together to take part in BBC Spotlight’s much loved series of festive broadcasts.
A budding Mathematician from the University of Exeter has been crowned the UK’s best and brightest student after winning a prestigious national competition.
Meet the fools, clowns and ordinary folk of Shakespeare’s plays on Friday 13 December in Exeter city centre.
Upper lips have been looking decidedly hirsute around the University of Exeter, as students and staff came together to raise funds for charity and promote men's health.
Thanksgiving is an official American holiday historically celebrated around the harvest time in gratitude for successful crops.
Beth Reeks, a first year Physics student, has been named as one of Time magazine’s Most Influential Teens of 2013.
Find out about postgraduate study at our Study Fair on Wednesday 27 November
The University of Exeter is celebrating a double win at a major awards ceremony; PhD archaeologist Jennifer Watling won the Scopus Young Researcher UK Award 2013 in the category of Arts & Humanities and the University was honoured for its commitment to fostering excellence in young researchers.
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.
Global Entrepreneurship Week runs from 18-22 November 2013, and is part of a worldwide campaign to raise awareness and encourage entrepreneurship.
A heroic World War One soldier’s previously unknown semi-autobiographical novel has come to light following the completion of a project to archive and make public the manuscripts, poems and correspondence of Frederick William Harvey.
On 6 November, the University of Exeter will be hosting a special gig by renowned Devon folk singer, Jim Causley.
The Hindu Festival of Light is being celebrated by Indians all over the world and by students at the University of Exeter on Sunday 3 November.
Selin Yigitbasi who recently graduated in Business and Management with proficiency in French from the University of Exeter Business School has also been awarded the Institute of Directors (IoD) Student of the Year prize.
On 19-20th October, fifty University of Exeter students participated in the Battle of Ideas at the Barbican, London, following on their good work on the Grand Challenges programme.
Three Grand Challenges 2013 champions represented the University of Exeter at the recent One Young World summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A team of students from the University of Exeter are making their final preparations before taking part in a prestigious international synthetic biology competition.
Broadcaster and former BBC Crimewatch presenter Nick Ross will be delivering a lecture at the University of Exeter based on his new book: ‘Crime: how to solve it, and why so much of what we’re told is wrong.’
Find out about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with the RAG society on Tues 1 Oct, 6pm, LT1 Queen’s building.
The University of Exeter is celebrating after the institution recorded a 10% increase in employer reputation, in the QS World University Rankings, for the second year running.
Exeter rose two places in this year’s Times and Sunday Times University league table to reach 8th place.
Exeposé, the independent newspaper by and for University of Exeter students, has been shortlisted for the student publication of the year prize at the 2013 Guardian Student Media Awards.
The first intake of Medicine students have embarked on the path to becoming a doctor at the University of Exeter Medical School.
A business started by University of Exeter Business School graduates Tom Carson and Chris Rea last night convinced the Dragons that Young Ones, their clothing brand, could be the next big thing.
South Devon’s newest UTC school has taken the next step in partnership with the University of Exeter.
For the past 18 months, the University of Exeter’s prestigious Sports Park, on Streatham Campus, has been a hive of activity. An investment of £8.1 million has seen dramatic developments made to the complex with a myriad of new facilities designed to change the face of sport and fitness in Exeter forever.
An opportunity to experience the unfolding excavations at the largest Roman village ever found in Devon was open to members of the public on Sunday 18 August, at the site near Ipplepen in South Devon.
A life-size model gorilla, designed by third year English undergraduate student Meriel Royal from the University of Exeter, is floating into Exeter’s Quay today, Thursday 25 July as part of Paignton Zoo’s Great Gorillas Project.
154 students from 29 countries have joined the University of Exeter’s International Summer School (ISS) this year.
The winner of the Chief of Defence Staff’s Scholarship for the University of Exeter’s MA Applied Security Strategy (MStrat) is Wing Commander Mal Craghill RAF.
The first students to qualify from the University of Exeter’s Medical Sciences programme enjoyed a day of graduation celebrations.
The University of Exeter has finished fifth in the overall British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) rankings for the 2012 / 2013 season.
Tony Gray, Principal of Teignmouth Community School, is among more than 4,000 students celebrating their graduation at the University of Exeter this week.
Law students from the University of Exeter are assisting a town in Devon to fight a planning appeal to turn their local quarry in Buckfastleigh into a waste processing facility and infill site.
A team of engineering students from Exeter University took on the best in the world at the Formula Student competition at Silverstone from 3 – 7 July 2013.
Construction work on the new £6.5million Russell Seal Fitness Centre at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus is nearing completion.
Four University of Exeter students have won the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Innovation Competition which aims to find the best app developing talent worldwide.
The first graduates of a course which develops tomorrow’s health and science researchers have passed with flying colours.
More than 4,200 students at the University of Exeter will be celebrating their graduation between 15 and 22 July.
Teams from as far afield as France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Australia and Mexico came to Exeter last month to compete in the first ever One Planet Sustainability Challenge.
The vision to ensure that no child’s educational success should be limited by their socio economic background forms the bedrock of the prestigious educational charity Teach First.
Students across England, Scotland and Wales competed in Formula Student Diesel Eco Driving Challenge powered by Bosch on 18 – 21 June 2013.
Exeter students and graduates were big winners at the SETsquared student enterprise awards.
Lachlan Marnham, 23, a PhD student in the Centre for Graphene Science, won the prize for best presentation at Graphene Week 2013 held in Chemnitz, Germany.
12 June 2013
Exeter Law student, Roye Aguilar is successfully through to the final assessment stage for a major scholarship programme with international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
The University of South Carolina (USC) has one of the leading postgraduate Public History programmes in America and a group of their students and lecturers are in the UK to explore best practice in public history.
Winner of the ‘Most Outstanding Islamic Student Society’ in the south region has been awarded to the University of Exeter by a highly respected (valued) and oldest Muslim student organisation in the UK.
A University of Exeter student has been shortlisted for the MTV Student of the Year award.
Winner of the ‘Most Outstanding Islamic Student Society’ in the south region has been awarded to the University of Exeter by a highly respected (valued) and oldest Muslim student organisation in the UK.
Students building a car to race at Silverstone against 149 teams from 32 different countries at Formula Student 2013.
A politics student from the University of Exeter has been selected by the British Council to be an ambassador for UK education in China at a special forum promoting the benefits of international experience.
The winners of the 2013 Students Guild teaching awards were announced last night (2 May) in a glittering ceremony in the Great Hall.
A University of Exeter student has been named as the Arts and Humanities Undergraduate of the Year.
The University of Exeter moves up from 13th to 10th place in The Complete University Guide’s ranking of 124 UK universities for 2014, which was published today (Monday 29 April).
A national competition for the best undergraduate essay on any aspect of the American experience, from the perspective of history, literature, film, politics or any other related or inter-related discipline has been won by a University of Exeter student.
The University of Exeter has the highest number of nominations nationally – 77 – in the Student Employee of the Year Awards 2013.
Now in their fourth year, the Students Guild Teaching Awards have smashed all previous records receiving 2,415 individual nominations, up by 20 percent on the previous year. More than 500 individual academics have been nominated.
A team of students, including Alexander Bochenski a 2nd year Business Economics undergraduate from the Business School, has come first in the national heat of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, an international student technology competition in which students develop their own apps from scratch.
As part of the National Student Television Association (NaSTA) awards, last weekend saw the University of Exeter Students’ Guild’s XTV welcome the future of the television industry to Exeter, and be rewarded with several awards of their own.
3 April 2013
University of Exeter law students have been awarded the prize for Best New Student Pro Bono Activity prize by the Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC MP for its legal helpdesk that provides assistance to court users.
On Monday 1 April, a team of academics and students from the University of Exeter will be pitting their wits against each other on BBC Radio 4’s lively quiz show, The 3rd Degree.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is this year investing £84.2 million in postgraduate training through its annual Doctoral Training Grants (DTGs).
In 2012, celebrations of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee erupted across the UK and Exeter was privileged to receive a visit from Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
The University of Exeter is once again proud to be an official sponsor of Exeter’s fifth annual lesbian gay bisexual and trans (LGBT) Pride.
Claire Woollacott, 24, a PhD Postgraduate Research Student from the School of Physics at the University of Exeter, struck gold at a competition in the House of Commons yesterday for excellence in her physics research, walking away with a £3,000 prize.
Drama has become a regular activity for Exeter’s young people in care who have joined forces with students from the University of Exeter to stage a play in Austin, Texas.
By taking to the streets on Tuesday 12 March Law students and academics from the University of Exeter are aiming to raise funds for the Community Legal Helpdesk at Exeter County Court.
The University of Exeter Men’s Cricket Club will feature alongside some of the best cricketers in the world in the 2013 Ashes computer game.
The Peacock, a new sculpture on Streatham Campus, was created by students and a local artist using recycled materials used in the construction of the Forum.
Engineering students from Exeter are gearing up for a UK competition which will pit their engineering skills against 120 other universities.
On 1 March 2013, the Business School will join people around the world for a remarkable event.
Medical Schools across the South West have teamed up to offer a scheme which aims to foster a research culture among doctors and dentists entering the NHS.
The University of Exeter Rugby Club have surged to the top of the British Universities and Colleges league table after a dominant performance against Bath.
The Chinese New Year is the biggest and most important festival in China. 2013 is the Year of the Snake and is the sixth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of twelve animal signs.
An award that encourages the next generation of young professionals to put ethical conduct at the forefront of business, government and the professions has been awarded to a postgraduate in Politics.
Twenty-one students have put themselves forward as candidates for the five elected positions who will lead the Students’ Guild for the 2013-14 academic year.
It will be ‘fingers on buzzers’ at the University of Exeter on Wednesday 30 January as students and lecturers prepare for the arrival of BBC Radio 4’s lively quiz show, The 3rd Degree.
A £10 million investment in innovative learning, teaching and research facilities at the Cornwall Campus has been formally opened by Professor Anne Carlisle, Vice-Chancellor of Falmouth University and Professor Mark Overton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter.
Many people view pigeons as pests, or even ‘rats with wings’ - but according to one student, they are ‘super doves’.
Hundreds of Exeter students have voted for the research they think everyone should know about in the first ever Fruni events at the University.