Student Life

Starting life at Exeter University: Top tips

Many people comment that their university years were some of the best years of their life. However, at first, it can feel a bit intimidating and most likely quite overwhelming. Don’t worry, here are some tips to get you started.

Make friends

The people you become close to at university could ultimately turn into your friends for life. This task should be your top priority. But choose wisely, these are the people you are going to spend a lot of your time with, so make them ones you want to be around. Don’t be afraid to look outside your familiar zone, though; you'll meet...

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Oxbridge Offers at Exeter College

Oxbridge Application Success for Exeter College Students

Exeter College students are celebrating as 20 learners have been offered places to study with the internationally-renowned University of Oxford and University of Cambridge.

Places at the Oxbridge universities, as they are commonly known, are incredibly sought-after, with a rigorous application and interview process required to get in to study at one of the leading universities in the world.

This year, record numbers of Exeter College students applied for places at the universities, and now 20 students are celebrating their hard work paying off with offers to study a range...

Nine Oxbridge offers for Exeter School

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

This year’s selection of candidates includes a former pupil and eight current pupils who all completed the admissions process online this year.

Seven pupils were offered places to study at the University of Cambridge and two at the University of Oxford this year.

Alumna Lily Alford has an unconditional offer to study history and Spanish at Selwyn College, Cambridge.

She said receiving an offer from Cambridge has...

University of Exeter students affected by coronavirus given £1 million in hardship and emergency funds

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 02/01/2021 - 4:56pm

The University of Exeter has distributed £1m in hardship and emergency funding to students most significantly affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The financial support, which has been available since the first lockdown last Spring, is helping those most in need to continue studying in these difficult times. The funding for students started as an emergency scheme last Spring, and evolved into the current Success for All Fund at the beginning of the Autumn Term. Funding is fast-tracked for those on the lowest household incomes, and includes emergency funding, ongoing support for...

Get Comfy Accommodation In Nottingham

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Posted: Thu, 01/28/2021 - 7:50pm

You have cracked an entrance exam which has helped you do your higher education in a foreign land. You want to experience a unique style of teaching which you can receive only in foreign universities. Every country offers its own unique form of teaching. You can expand your academic horizon by studying abroad.

Also, you can adapt to career education settings when you study in a foreign country. Apart from enjoying a different style of teaching, you can also adapt to new cultural settings.

There are many students who opt for various study programs in foreign universities...

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Exeter School pupil offered place on National Youth Film Academy

An Exeter School Sixth Former has been awarded a place on the National Youth Film Academy.

Upper Sixth Former Emma Bates set herself the challenge as a lockdown achievement which complements the place she won on the National Youth Theatre last year.

A Level Drama pupil Emma was first introduced to the art of filmmaking through the school’s drama club at school where they made a short film highlighting the issues of climate change.

Inspired by this experience, she applied for the National Youth Film Academy and was offered a place after submitting a short...

Children from Whipton Barton Federation want to help youngsters in The Gambia

Can you help an Exeter primary school send furniture to The Gambia?

Schoolchildren in The Gambia will soon have desperately-needed desks and chairs thanks to an initiative from an Exeter primary school.

Whipton Barton Federation is undergoing refurbishment and is renewing its old and outdated furniture. Rather than send to landfill, it is planning to send nine classrooms worth of furniture to a school in the Yundum Barracks area of The Gambia, West Africa.

And youngsters from the Exeter school will be writing notes to their African counterparts – telling them all about life in the UK.

Whipton Barton Federation is appealing for...

Jake (centre) talking to Sir Richard (onscreen) in the classroom

Broadclyst Year 6 children chat live with Sir Richard Branson about dyslexia

Year 6 children at Broadclyst Community Primary School (BCPS) had to keep a big secret all over Christmas – they had a virtual meeting in their classroom with Sir Richard Branson on 17 December, which was discussed during The One Show last night (14 January).

The Year 6 children had been working on establishing their own companies after being awarded seed funding through a Dragon’s Den style process as part of BCPS’s annual Global Enterprise Challenge. While they were looking for inspiration from successful business leaders, Richard Branson unexpectedly joined a live lesson via a...

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Exeter College principal recognised in New Year’s Honours list

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Posted: Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:29am

Exeter College Principal and Chief Executive John Laramy has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List in recognition of his services to education.

John, who has been with Exeter College for twelve years, has successfully led the College and sustained its status as one of the very best colleges in the country. The College continues to win various awards and in his first year as Principal, it was ranked as the top college in the country by one of the sector newspapers, FE Week. In fact, in the five years the paper has ranked every college in the country, Exeter has never...

Hannah Trimming

Junior School teaching assistant swaps support for singing

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 01/05/2021 - 12:49pm

An Exeter Junior School teaching assistant alternates between providing pastoral care by day to performing in a band by night.

Lead vocalist and keytar player Hannah Trimming is a familiar and friendly face in Exeter Junior School but few may know about her love of music.

A graduate in professional music performance from the Academy of Contemporary Music, Guildford, Hannah has always been interested in music of all styles.

As a schoolgirl she toured a few countries in Europe playing bass and trumpet and providing vocals for a jazz band and as an adult she has...

How to clear SET exam: Best preparation tips and mock test papers

The SET exam, which stands for the Symbiosis Entrance Test, is one of the highly competitive exams conducted to choose the candidates for the different flagship programs of Symbiosis. The exam level is not that tough, but if you have the right strategy and are done with the basics asked in this exam, you are good to go.

Symbiosis is one of the most renowned institutes, and thousands of students go for this exam to get admission in any of their campuses.

How to clear SET exam in one go: Detailed tips and strategies that you need to follow

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