Our online Discover University platform provides information, advice and guidance for prospective students, parents/guardians, teachers and advisers about studying at university.
Take part in an online event covering:
- Subject specific talks from our academic community
- Live Q&As with staff and students
- Guidance sessions on:
- Choosing a course
- Writing a personal statement
- Navigating the UCAS process, and more!
Book your place
|07 Sep||18:00 - 19:00||
Considering the University of Exeter
This session will provide an insight into life and study on our campuses in Devon and Cornwall. Led by University of Exeter staff, it will discuss facilities, courses and opportunities to tailor a degree.
|14 Sep||18:00 - 19:00||
Writing an effective personal statement
|21 Sep||18:00 - 19:00||
Applying to a competitive University
|28 Sep||18:00 - 19:00||
Student Life at the University of Exeter
Spotlight on: Choosing a Course
This month we’re shining a spotlight on researching your course options – pay attention to modules, course structure and campus when you’re searching!
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If you’re thinking about going to University, but are unsure of whether it’s right for you or would just like to find out more about university life, here are some useful resources which may help you in your decision-making.
- Your guide to Higher Education
- Higher Education useful websites
- Higher Education Jargon Buster
- Mini guide to student life
- Introduction to Higher Education (video)
- Key Stage 3 - University Guide
- Key Stage 3 - Discover Higher Education (video)
- Key Stage 3 - Higher Education support (video)
- Key Stage 3 - Why study in the South West? (video)
In these podcasts Dr Karl Devincenzi, Schools Relationship Manager, and guests discuss topical issues relevant to higher education. Tune in and find out more.
Series 2, Episode 12- 26th July - As A-Level results day approaches, Karl and Katherine reflect on the process and what students should expect on the day itself. Join in and find out more.
Series 2, Episode 11 - 19th July - In this episode of In Conversation, Karl talks to Nicola Sinclair, Head of WP and Student Recruitment about the support available to students from under-represented backgrounds and how we as a University identify students at the point of application.
Series 2, Episode 10 - 12th July - Head of Wellbeing and Welfare Services, Mark Sawyer talks to Karl this week about the support services in place for students at the University. What can students expect and how do they reach out to the different services? Tune in and find out more.
Series 2, Episode 9 - 5th July - This week's In Conversation talks through IB results and what happens next for students receiving their IB results. Tune in and listen to Dr Katherine Lloyd Clark and myself talk about how we handle these results and what students need to do next.
Series 2, Episode 8 - 28th June - In this episode, Karl is joined by two current students who reflect on their learning and student experience at the University of Exeter. Tune in to hear fantastic insight into their experiences and how they have coped with the high and lows of university life.
Series 2, Episode 7 - 21st June - In episode 7, Karl talks to Helen Whyte, Accommodation Office Manager, about accommodation arrangements for prospective students starting their courses in September in Exeter. Tune in to find out more about what is available.
Series 2, Episode 6 - 14th June - Karl is joined by two current students for this episode of In Conversation where they discuss their teaching and learning experiences over the last 14 months and provide advice for students starting in September.
Series 2, Episode 5 - 7th June - Karl is joined by Professor Mark Goodwin, Deputy Vice Chancellor and discusses the key challenges facing universities , whilst looking ahead to the teaching and learning experiences envisaged for prospective students. Tune in and find out more!
Series 2, Episode 4 - 1st June - Episode 4 continues the admissions cycle for year 13 students and focuses on results day. Karl and Katherine explore the different possible outcomes, how universities handle results and the options available to you at that stage. Find out more by listening in to this episode.
Series 2, Episode 3 - 24th May - In this episode, Karl talks to Katherine about Teacher Assessed Grades and what happens between the time they are put together in schools/colleges to their release in early August. Gain an insight into the process and how universities handle your grades by tuning in!
Series 2, Episode 2 - 17th May - Episode 2 focuses on the teaching and learning experience in September as Karl and Katherine talk through the student experience, deferral opportunities and availability of year abroad/industrial placements. Tune in and find out more.
Series 2, Episode 1 - 10th May - In this episode Karl discusses with Dr Katherine Lloyd-Clark, Assistant Director for Admissions and Student Recruitment, forthcoming milestones for Year 13 students and how they can best prepare for the coming months.