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Students: get involved

If you are a student and would like to get involved in the celebrations as a volunteer please contact us.

Chinese New Year celebrations

Watch the video to find out what happens at our Chinese New Year celebrations

Lunar New Year 2021

We want to wish all our students, staff and local residents Happy Lunar New Year. 2021 is the Year of the Ox. In Chinese culture, the Ox is a valued animal because of its role in agriculture, and similarly in the zodiac, the Ox is seen as hardworking, positive and honest. 

As part of your celebrations at home, Purchase a celebration pdf to print at home for £1.50 or collect an A3 copy for £2.50 from the Marketplace. All proceeds will support the Chinese Information and Advice Centre which provides free information, advice and support to disadvantaged Chinese people living in the United Kingdom. 

The Students' Guild is working with Native and Cheeky Promotions to provide a free virtual club night celebrating Lunar New Year with Korean DJ, Emkay. Exeter Students' Guild Digital Events ( 

Looking back on the last year

Chinese student Yudy reflects on the last year, and her experience of studying and living in Exeter during the coronavirus pandemic.