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5 tips for candidates of  JEE mains 2020 paper

Joint entrance examination or JEE examination is a critical examination for candidates wanting to make a career in engineering. However, all students want to get admission in good colleges and to do this they have to score good marks in the exam. A candidate wanting to come out of the exam hall with flying colours has to keep many things in their mind during the examinations. The following are some of the essential tips for a candidate that wants to score good marks in the examination hall:

Read all questions carefully

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Exeter Primary School celebrates active travel success

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 03/19/2020 - 11:50am

Children and staff from St Sidwell’s C of E Primary School celebrated their Leg it to Lapland win with a visit from mountain bike trials legend Andrei Burton and his team.

Four times British Champion trials bike rider Owen Gawthorpe entertained and inspired the children with his amazing display of bike skills.

Master your English college paper writing skills with these top 5 tips

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 03/19/2020 - 6:25am

Writing is hard. Putting together an English college paper can be dreadfully difficult, particularly if you have no idea what you are doing. Thankfully, we have this selection of writing tips for you. Follow these five tips, and we are sure that the quality of your English college paper will go through the roof. These tips really will put you on the way towards scoring the best grade possible.

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Two West Exe teams in finals of £25,000 tech prize for young people

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Mon, 03/16/2020 - 6:15am

An app that simplifies text for students with dyslexia and learning difficulties and a robot friend for those with anxiety and autism are just two of the final ideas in the running to win the £25,000 Longitude Explorer Prize. 

The prize calls on the UK’s young people to put their ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit to the test and use technology – such as artificial intelligence (AI) – for social good. They have been challenged to create and develop solutions to some of the world’s biggest issues, including climate change, living healthier lives, and an ageing population.

How to save your time studying

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 03/16/2020 - 5:41am

Do you want to manage your studies efficiently being not only an achiever but having fun with friends as well? Then this article is for you.

Sometimes you want to stretch 24 hours a day up to 36 hours so that you can do all the necessary things, but this is beyond control. Life is short and we are all busy with a number of things. We do one thing perfectly by compromising on a number of other things. We study hard and compromise on our family time, we party hard and lose good grades.

National accreditation for Exeter College counselling qualification

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 03/13/2020 - 11:39am

Exeter College’s Advanced Professional Diploma in Counselling Theory and Therapeutic Practice has been accredited by the National Counselling Society (NCS), providing professional backing to the Level 4 qualification being offered by the College for adult learners.  

The accreditation means that the NCS, one of the country’s leading professional bodies in this area, has signed off on the teaching and learning on the qualification and believe that the course develops students who are safe, competent and ethical to practice counselling professionally.  

Financial stress keeping UK students up at night, as one in five get less than 5 hours of sleep

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 03/11/2020 - 11:01am

New research released today has found that that over half (51%) of UK university students claim stress or anxiety to be the cause of sleep disturbance, with financial stress a leading cause (44%) - and 1 in 5 students getting fewer than 5 hours sleep each night.

Charlie McNamara will be going to study with Harvard in September 2021.

Exeter College Student Accepted at Prestigious American University

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Thu, 03/05/2020 - 8:29am

An Exeter College student is set to jet across the Atlantic to study with Harvard University after being offered a place with the world-renowned Ivy League university.  

Charlie McNamara, 18, is currently in the second year of her International Baccalaureate with Exeter College and, after a lengthy application process, has been one of around just 5% of applicants to be accepted to study with Harvard.  

“I was so happy when I found out that I just burst in to tears,” said Charlie, who will be studying for a Liberal Arts degree.  

Ladysmith Junior School voted as Community Fund winner

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:16am

Exeter’s Ladysmith Junior School has been voted as the latest winner of RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund and now has £1,000 to spend on tools and building materials at RGB Exeter. 

The school received the most votes following a public poll where it was up against Sidmouth Amateur Radio Society and the UK Wild Otter Trust in Umberleigh.

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

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Wed, 02/19/2020 - 8:41am

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. 

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.