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International students


Why did you decide that Exeter was the best place to study?

I really liked the Business courses that were offered and the extensive support for international students.

Describe your typical day at Exeter

A typical day in Exeter for me includes heading to campus for my lectures and seminars at the Business School and hanging out with my friends.

What are the best aspects of studying within your department?

I think the student support and access to resources are the best thing about my department as there is always someone to reach out to if you need any help academics related or not.

How would you describe the vibe on campus?

Campus is typically always busy – you are bound to see familiar faces pretty much anywhere you go.

What activities are you taking part in?

There is a wide variety of societies for students – there is something for everyone. I personally enjoy being a part of the Business & Finance Society & Singapore Society.

What particular skills are you gaining from this experience, will this help you in your choice of career?

I think the University does a great job of providing resources to develop yourself holistically, there is a lot of career support available should you need assistance with that. 

How have you dealt with any challenges/difficulties during your time at the University of Exeter?

I think the people at Exeter made all the difference for me, I am lucky to have met some of my best friends while here who have made the process of settling in to a new country so much easier. There is also a lot of support from the University to make international students feel more at home.

What is the best thing about living in Exeter?

The best thing about Exeter is how green and beautiful the campus is all year round.

Would you recommend Exeter to your friends?

I would definitely recommend Exeter to anyone considering to apply – you will definitely find your people and feel at home here.

Was there anything about your experiences at Exeter that surprised you?

I was surprised by the amount of international students in Exeter – there is a society for nearly every culture/country, all of which have a large member count. This was a pleasant surprise as it helps greatly when you are feeling homesick.

What advice would you give students planning on coming to the University of Exeter?

Do as much research as you can about your course and university life and consider if it’s a good fit for you.

Has the University been supportive during your time here?

The university has been extremely supportive during my time here and I am very grateful.

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