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Whether you’re studying at one of Exeter’s university campuses or at Exeter College, you’ll know that student life can be extremely demanding. Keeping up with your assigned reading, writing essays to deadline, cramming and taking exams all take their toll. You may also be living away from home for the first time, with all the household chores and responsibilities that this entails.

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Exeter College's Under 18 Academy is seeking sponsorship from local businesses to play in Japan

Exeter College U18 Academy to play for England at prestigious World Rugby Youth Tournament in Japan

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:30am

Exeter College’s U18 Academy has once again been invited to represent England Schools and Colleges, competing with teams from around the world, at the prestigious ‘Sanix World Youth Invitational U18 Rugby Tournament’ to be held in Japan this spring.

The event, hosted by the Japan Rugby Union, takes place in Fukuoka from 26th April – 6th May 2019. The Exeter squad is set to take on teams from Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, France and Wales. In total there will be 10 international teams at the tournament competing over a 10-day period. 

School Strike for Climate Change in Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:32am

Students in Devon will be joining thousands of others around the country this Friday to take part in the first UK-wide education strike over climate change. The action is being coordinated by the UK Student Climate Network, a group of young people motivated by government inaction and determined to highlight the need for positive change to avert climate breakdown. 

Three Oxbridge offers for Exeter School

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Wed, 02/06/2019 - 12:00pm

Exeter School is pleased to complete this year’s Oxbridge admissions process with the announcement that three pupils have been offered places.

At Cambridge, Charlie Mayall has an offer to read Medicine and Jamie Stephenson an offer to read Maths, both at Jesus College.

At Oxford, Deputy Head Girl Tegan Murphy has an offer to read History and Economics at Pembroke College.

Tegan said she was delighted with her Oxford offer and excited at the chance to study there.

New Exeter student scheme completed on historic former hospital site

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:49am

A unique, new 75-bedroom student accommodation complex in the heart of Exeter’s Mont Le Grand Conservation Area is complete.

The £5.7 million project saw Midas Construction, part of the Midas Group, transform the historic former Heavitree Hospital building, while retaining and reusing the redbrick and stone façade dating back to 1913 within the new development. 

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Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Sat, 02/02/2019 - 2:15am

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Devon schools travel to Lapland and back 16 times as part of the ‘Leg it to Lapland’ winter challenge

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 01/16/2019 - 4:20pm

Pupils, teachers and parents from schools across Devon walked, cycled and scooted their way to school during December for the Sustrans ‘Leg it to Lapland’ winter challenge. 

Sixteen schools took part in a race to be the first school to travel the 2,100 miles - the equivalent of travelling from Devon to Lapland.

Outstanding student achievements celebrated at Exeter College Awards 

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:19am

The Exeter College Student Awards has celebrated the successes of outstanding students - marking yet another stellar year. 

Twenty-four exceptional college student award winners from across Devon were honoured at a glittering gala dinner held on Thursday, January 10th 2019. 

The award winners covered the broad range of programmes on offer at Exeter College, including A Levels, the International Baccalaureate, Technical Programmes, part time programmes and an increasing range of Apprenticeships. 

Over £10,000 raised for charity in four months

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2019 - 8:11am

Exeter School pupils and staff are celebrating a successful first term of fundraising with the news that over £10,000 has been raised for charity in one term.

Each year a committee of Sixth Form representatives selects three charities for the school to support during the course of the academic year. For the autumn term, pupils chose Rowcroft Hospice, an independent charity providing a wide range of specialist palliative care services for people and their families with progressive life-limiting illnesses in South Devon. The Senior School mufti day raised £1,325 for this charity.

The Maynard: Paving the way in the new Youth STEMM Award

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2019 - 6:58am

At a time when careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine are crying out for women to join their professional ranks, The Maynard School in Exeter has become the first school in the South West to sign up to the new Youth STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine) Award.

Exeter College graduate on track for a bright future

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 01/03/2019 - 6:57am

Katie Fowler, who graduated from Exeter College this year with a Business Management BA degree, has secured a place on a prestigious Graduate Scheme with international property company, JLL, with a fully funded Masters. It is a fantastic achievement for Katie, who aims to become a Chartered Surveyor after two years.