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Secretary of State Visits Exeter College to Talk T Levels

The Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson MP visited Exeter College to learn more about the impact new T Level qualifications will have on the region’s learners.  

As a government-selected ‘early adopter’ of the new technical-based qualification, Exeter College is the only provider in Devon offering T Levels for 2020 delivery, with courses initially available in Construction, Digital and Education and Childcare. Further T Level courses will launch from 2021 as part of a national roll out.

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Institute of Technology Digital and Data Centre at Exeter College Gets the Green Light

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Thu, 10/17/2019 - 9:16am

The South West Institute of Technology (SWIOT) Digital and Data Centre at Exeter College has been signed off as part of a wider plan to revolutionise digital, engineering and manufacturing technology education across the region. The new £11million building will be at the heart of the college and located on its Hele Road site in what is great news for the college, city and region.  

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New purpose-built student accommodation in Exeter should be available to all

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Mon, 10/14/2019 - 5:50pm

New purpose-build student accommodation should be available to all members of the community, according to City Council Leader Phil Bialyk.

The council has been talking to developers about its proposals for co-living to create balanced and sustainable communities in the city centre.

Co-living would see room space made available for anyone to rent alongside students in new purpose-built accommodation.

Cllr Bialyk said: “Exeter is a thriving community and we need to keep it that way. We are very happy to talk to anyone who wants to come and invest in Exeter.

5 Easy Ways to Start Self-Education

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 10/09/2019 - 5:58am

There might be many reasons why returning to class isn't a choice in your life at this moment. You may have a feeling that schooling years are behind you, and you should rather concentrate on your career. On the other hand, you never attained formal education due to various reasons. 

Exeter School Sixth Former’s story shortlisted in BBC Young Writers' Award 2019

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Tue, 10/08/2019 - 8:42pm

 An Exeter School pupil’s work has been shortlisted in The BBC Young Writers' Award 2019.

Lower Sixth Former Eleanor Clark’s short story, Insula, made it to the final five.

Eleanor attended the award ceremony where she met BBC Radio One’s Katie Thistleton and author Kiran Millwood Hargrave of The Girl of Ink and Stars - both of whom were judges. 

She also attended a workshop on Virginia Woolf delivered by the University of Cambridge and was able to learn more about studying English Literature at university. 

What is it like to be a student in Exeter

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 10/07/2019 - 6:35am

Well, this is the guide for you to explore the best of this city.

Exeter is a city in South West England, located on the River Exe - from which it takes its name — built by the Romans, who called it Isca Dumnoniorum (the local British tribe). After the Romans left, in the 17th century, Anglo-Saxons moved into the area, and the name changed to Exeter. Exeter is derived from the Celtic word exe, which means water, and the Old English word ceaster, which meant Roman fort.

First nurses embark on pioneering new Exeter programme

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 09/30/2019 - 8:15pm

The first intake of nurses today (Monday September 23) embark on a ground-breaking new pre-registration Masters programme at the University of Exeter.

Thirty pioneering student nurses are starting out on the four-year journey, which aims to develop outstanding future nursing leaders.

Tips to handle pregnancy in college

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Mon, 09/30/2019 - 7:50am

If you decide to keep your pregnancy, despite the need to continue studying in college, then you are already a very strong and courageous girl. And you can handle it!

Exeter School Speech Day with co-founder of Surfers Against Sewage and guest of honour Chris Hines

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Fri, 09/27/2019 - 10:18am

Exeter School welcomed Guest of Honour, the co-founder of Surfers Against Sewage, Chris Hines, to its annual Speech Day. Chris gave an insightful talk on how he began campaigning to improve our coastlines, inspiring pupils, parents, teachers and governors on the evening of 19 September. 

Reach for the stars at South Devon UTC’s next Open Evening  

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 09/26/2019 - 10:04am

Celebrating World Space Week in style (4-10 Oct), South Devon University Technical College (South Devon UTC) is inviting prospective students to explore the galaxies at its special space-themed Open Evening.   

Learn how to write successful history papers (and get some original Cold War topic ideas as a bonus)  

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 09/26/2019 - 5:13am

Have you been assigned to write an essay or a research paper on the Cold War or any other history topic? With our help you’ll come up with the most original and engaging topics for your assignments and learn how to write an effective history paper that will impress your teachers.

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