Student Life

How to enhance your student experience regardless of where you’re studying

It is often said that your university years are some of the best years of your life, and it’s easy to see why. You can come and go as you please - there are no parents around to tell you what to do and when to do it. 

While many argue that university is simply an opportunity for teeangers to party and have fun with new friends, alongside their learning of course, it actually has the potential to be far more than that. What a student makes of their time on-campus is their choice. 

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Success for Exeter student

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 02/14/2020 - 7:04am

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (www.rcsed.ac.uk) together with sponsors Medtronic (www.medtronic.com), has announced another heat winner of the nationwide Surgical Skills Competition celebrating future stars of the surgical field.

Following a contest hosted at the College, RCSEd is delighted to announce Aurimas Kudzinskas, a medical student from the University of Exeter as the competition’s South West heat winner, set to join the additional 19 heat winners at the Grand Final in Edinburgh in spring.

The Apprenticeship Expo that was held at Exeter College

Exeter picks up City of Apprenticeships title

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:57am

The City of Exeter has received national recognition for its exceptional recruitment of Apprentices.  In a period where Apprenticeships starts have fallen, Exeter has bucked the national trend to sit at the top of the league table of the nation’s cities. 

Coveted Green Gown Award for Exeter College Student

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 02/07/2020 - 1:34pm

Exeter College student Scott Stephens has been awarded a prestigious Green Gown Award – the second year running an Exeter College university level student has received the sustainability award.  

Scott has been named the winner of the Green Gown Award for Student Research with Impact, following in the footsteps of 2018 winner Alex Dixon.  

The Green Gown Awards aim to put a spotlight on the innovative and inspiring sustainability work taking place in universities and colleges to create a brighter future for students and the environment.  

First UK radiography degree apprenticeship launched in Exeter

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 02/07/2020 - 7:07am

The first degree apprenticeship in the UK for diagnostic radiography has been approved and will launch this March.

The University of Exeter has created the work-based learning programme, which will help increase the number of diagnostic radiographers utilising this innovative new model. NHS partners across the South West have helped develop the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging programme along with patient and public support.

Best undergraduate programs to study in Exeter

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Thu, 02/06/2020 - 6:22am

What’s the student life associated with? Lots of books to read, piles of papers to write, endless tests, and a ripping question, “Who can do my assignment for me?” Or maybe the student’s life means parties and having fun? It might depend on where you are getting your degree. Let’s dive into daily student's life in Exeter.

The Peculiarities of Exeter

Old Mill joins South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network 

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 02/05/2020 - 9:28pm

Financial experts Old Mill have joined the South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (SWAAN) as part of the business’ belief in and commitment to apprenticeship programmes.

The Apprenticeship Ambassador Network aims to raise awareness of how apprenticeship programmes meet the needs of employers, communities, and the economy as well as offering a route for both businesses and individuals to achieve success.

Exeter Junior School Youth Speaks team through to District Final

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Wed, 02/05/2020 - 3:49pm

Exeter Junior School's public speaking competition winners took part in the Rotary Club Exeter Area Youth Speaks 2020 at The Maynard School on Tuesday 28 January.

Every school taking part performed with confidence, the lead judge speaking of their "passion" about the topics they chose to present. These included "The Super Problem of the Super Trawler", "Can Theatre Exist in the Modern World?" and our own team's topic, "Should All Countries Follow The Same Rules on Climate Change?"

Which essay writing service is legit?

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Wed, 02/05/2020 - 6:36am

Essays are not simple. Every student who has ever tried to write it from a few first attempts knows it for sure. The essay is the academic writing genre required by every college and university. However, students nowadays have to accomplish lots of tasks, including writing cover letters or application essays, practice the presentation or scientific research defense in public, create business plans for the future in related faculties. All of these tasks are in great demand today but it would be a wise decision to find out how to manage all of them.

West Exe teams make semi-finals of national tech competition

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 02/04/2020 - 9:41pm

A robot that cleans up beaches and could one day help tackle plastic pollution, a ‘Dementia Prevention Phone’ that uses family members’ voices to help someone stay mentally active, and an app that detects online bullying, have today been named as some of the semi-finalists of the Longitude Explorer Prize.

2020 Beijing Fellowship for one lucky Exeter School pupil

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Tue, 02/04/2020 - 2:23pm

Exeter School welcomed alumnus Julian Fisher (1993 - 2000) back to school to launch the 2020 Beijing Fellowship for Lower Sixth pupils.

Leading educational consultant Julian first offered the all-inclusive work experience placement to Exeter School pupils last year.

Upper Sixth Former George Heard was the first pupil to benefit from the generous offer, spending three weeks in Beijing last summer. He worked on a variety of projects, learning about the local working environment and understanding how entrepreneurs are succeeding in today's China.