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Congratulations on entering a new stage in your life: your career education! Have you decided on a major yet? There are thousands to choose from, and each college or university program will have a different offer. This decision will determine what classes you take, who you take them with and what jobs you will be qualified for once you graduate.

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Practice Tests: The best training option for your DP-200 Microsoft exam

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 06/01/2020 - 6:08am

What do you know about Microsoft Azure? It is a cloud computing service that lets you create, test, implement, and manage applications through data centers managed by Microsoft. Its versatility makes it very useful for organizations and individuals that deal with large scale projects.

Most likely, you know that Microsoft not only provides products and services but also offers certifications that can prove one's skills in using them. In this post, we will be talking more about one such credential that deals with Azure technology.

To Kill A Mockingbird: A Morality Novel For Modern America

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 05/28/2020 - 11:38am

While the American literature is known for lots of works that became classics both there and around the world, some novels are almost mandatory to know about. Every college student must have read and written about one particular novel. To Kill A Mockingbird lesson is rooted in the very theme of this work and is why I will explain why is To Kill A Mockingbird so important to understand, especially what are the main problems that the author explores and why are they relevant today.

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Medical Imaging students graduate early online to support NHS with COVID-19

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 05/22/2020 - 5:37pm

Medical Imaging students from the University of Exeter Medical School who opted to graduate early had an online ceremony to qualify as diagnostic radiographers during the COVID-19 crisis.

32 final year Medical Imaging students joined the online graduation, some even fashioned home-made mortarboards and gowns, to celebrate their graduation on the virtual platform with peers and lecturers.

Special relationship gets Maddy and Megan through coronavirus crisis

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:24am

Two University of Exeter students Maddy and Megan have forged a special relationship that has kept Seattle resident Maddy safe and well at Megan’s UK home during the global coronavirus crisis. 

In an extraordinary act of friendship and generosity, Megan invited fellow student and US resident Maddy to stay in her family home until the peak of the coronavirus crisis was over and she could once more travel home to Seattle.

Three Exeter School pupils win places with National Youth Theatre

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Mon, 05/18/2020 - 3:44pm

Exeter School is proud to announce that three pupils have been offered membership to the National Youth Theatre.

Upper Fifth Former (Year 11) pupil Harriet Bridgwater and Lower Sixth (Year 12) pupils Stephanie Seedhouse and Emma Bates have all been offered places with the sought after theatre company.

Every year over 6,000 young people audition for places which are limited to between 600-700.

This year, for the first time, Exeter School hosted a day of workshops and individual auditions, arranged by Head of Drama James Brough.

Military honours for Exeter School alumnae

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Mon, 05/18/2020 - 1:40pm

Congratulations to alumnae Elizabeth Godwin (2013) and Lucy Swiggs (2014) who have both recently commissioned from Sandhurst Military Academy.

Senior Under Officer Elizabeth was awarded the Sword of Honour and commissions into The Household Cavalry Regiment, making history as the first woman to do so since the regiment was formed in 1660. Second Lieutenant Lucy commissions into the 47 Regiment within the Royal Artillery and will be going to Cyprus in July.

Exeter’s increasingly stressed and anxious students risking mental health with lack of sleep, as almost one in five admit to using alcohol as a sleep aid

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 05/18/2020 - 10:58am

New research released today has found that students in Exeter are struggling with sleep, leaving a significant impact on their mental health with over a quarter (27%)  admitting to using alcohol to help them rest.

It’s ‘Virtually’ the Devon School Games

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 05/17/2020 - 3:46pm

Despite the Coronavirus restrictions, Devon’s schoolchildren will still be able to take part in the popular School Games this year.  In fact, it’s ‘virtually’ the same as normal!

University academic announced as Patron of Exeter College 

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 05/13/2020 - 10:55am

University of Exeter Vice Chancellor Sir Steve Smith has been announced as a Patron of Exeter College, becoming just the second person to be awarded the prestigious title.  

Exeter College awards patronages in recognition of exceptional achievements of distinguished friends of the College and Sir Steve joins renowned Chef Michael Caines MBE in receiving the honour.  

Exeter Chiefs women’s side boosts Exeter College Rugby Academy

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Thu, 05/07/2020 - 11:57am

Exeter College’s Ofsted Outstanding offer to the region’s top young rugby talent received a huge boost with the news that Exeter Chiefs’ newly launched professional women’s side received approval to join the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s League. 

The agreement to join the league rubber stamps the launch of Exeter Chiefs’ women’s team and provides fresh impetus to Women’s Rugby Academy at Exeter College.