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Australian iGaming industry pushing into the future

One thing that can be said about modern-day iGaming industry is that the market has been oversaturated. There are hundreds of online venues where people can go in order to enjoy themselves a game of their picking. The noise is only getting louder, and all of the venues are only becoming more and more homogenous. As a result, many websites are simply losing or unable to acquire clients, because the next website will be just like them.

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Next Steps South West Ambassador testing out VR at an outreach event

OfS extend funding for outreach partnership

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:57pm

Next Steps South West’s work at Exeter College is set to continue as the National Collaborative Outreach Programme has been extended for a further two academic years, with a new completion date of 31 July 2021.  

Established in January 2017, Next Steps South West (NSSW) operates out of 14 partner universities and colleges throughout Cornwall, Devon and Somerset with the aim of providing impartial advice to young people who are trying to navigate their journey to higher education.  

Hollis opens office in Exeter to bolster South West business

Authored by Madeline Jump
Posted: Wed, 07/31/2019 - 5:29pm

International independent real estate consultants Hollis bolsters its business in the South West with the opening of an office in Exeter.

The opening supports the growth of the company in the region, where it already has an office in Bristol, and works with a range of public and private sector clients across Devon and Cornwall. Hollis is well placed to assist existing and new clients to maximise on the area’s potential.

Three SW groups shortlisted for housebuilder's £1m prize fund

Authored by Sarah
Posted: Wed, 07/31/2019 - 5:07pm

Regional housebuilder Persimmon Homes South West has shortlisted three groups supporting under-18s to go forward for a chance to win up to £100,000 through its Building Futures campaign.

The groups have been selected from three categories targeting grassroots sports groups, health organisations and arts & education projects.

 Shine 21 Dorset Down Syndrome Buddy Club will represent the arts & education category at the national final, North Devon Marlins Swim Academy has been selected to represent sport and Compass Disability Services health.

Devon businesses donated £16717 to Hospiscare

Devon businesses enjoy a sunny day of golf to raise money for Hospiscare

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Sat, 07/27/2019 - 10:08am

The sun shone brightly the 15th Marnie Burgoyne Memorial Golf Day earlier this month when 50 teams, many from local businesses, took to the fairways at Exeter Golf & Country Club and helped to raise a fantastic £16,717 for local charity Hospiscare.

BTEC Award Winners collecting their awards

Exeter College BTEC students win big in National Awards

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 07/26/2019 - 12:55pm

Students from Exeter College have been celebrating success following the National BTEC Awards 2019.  

A total of nine Exeter College students were recognised at an awards ceremony that took place in Westminster in July. The event celebrates exceptional BTEC students and apprentices while also shining a light on the inspirational teachers who have influenced their learning. 

Exeter College’s Luke Bearpark was crowned Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Student of the Year with Abbie Densham being awarded Science Student of the Year.  

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International Baccalaureate (IB) results put Exeter College ahead of the international curve

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 07/24/2019 - 3:24pm

Exeter College students are celebrating after achieving the best International Baccalaureate (IB) results in the college’s history.

This year the prestigious IB saw a 100% pass rate, with almost a third of students (32%) achieving 40+ points. This is the equivalent of five A Levels at A/A*, putting them in the top five to ten per cent of students in the entire world. Two candidates achieved an incredible 43 out of 45 possible points.

New business initiative to boost Exeter’s B2B trade

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 07/22/2019 - 12:24pm

To further the growth of Exeter and its business community, Air Marketing Group in partnership with Exeter City Council, Exeter Live Better and Exeter Chamber have teamed up to launch a new business initiative to reduce the amount of B2B trade that leaves the city. The initiative, called Tribe, is a first for Exeter and will focus on increasing local collaboration to retain business in the city. 

Local business launches new CCTV service for schools and small businesses in the West Country

Authored by MiHi Digital
Posted: Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:39pm

A South West-based communications company is now offering a brand new CCTV service to local organisations looking to maximise their security and efficiency.

Equations Voice and Data, with offices in Devon and Somerset, has been providing telephone systems and technology to businesses, schools, medical practices and professional service providers across the South West for more than 25 years, and has now extended its offering to CCTV.

Schools encouraged to review lockdown communications in light of recent campus incidents

Authored by MiHi Digital
Posted: Tue, 07/09/2019 - 12:27pm

A leading telephone systems provider is encouraging schools and other education institutions across the region to review their ability to communicate if their campus were to go into lockdown.

Equations Voice and Data, based in Devon and Somerset, have been working with a number of schools from across the country in the wake of five incidents so far this year that have led to campuses being placed into ‘lockdown’ due to an ongoing threat, with the most recent taking place at Exeter University last month.

Bigwave Business Games celebrates a decade of success

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:13am

South West based digital growth agency Bigwave media with offices in Exeter, Torquay and Plymouth, announces a decade of success for its hugely popular Business Games. The Bigwave Business Games are a highly anticipated event in the local business calendar, boasting five-time Olympian, Jo Pavey, as their ambassador, and expanding for the first time this year with the launch of the Torbay games.