Student Life

State-of-the-art residence tops out in Exeter

The Student Housing Company, which is bringing state-of-the-art student accommodation to Exeter for the 2019/20 academic year, has held a topping out ceremony at Clifford House today. The event, which was attended by representatives from Exeter College and the building’s contractors, Kier, marks the completion of the superstructure for this exciting new project in the city.

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Exeter School pupils help turn tide on litter

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Wed, 03/20/2019 - 6:25am

Pupils from Exeter School have been busy tackling the problem of marine litter on our beaches by taking part in a Beach Clean event organised by STC Expeditions – an ethical school expedition company based in Exeter.

The Beach Clean took place on Saturday 9th March 2019 and was organised as part of the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) national Beachwatch project.  The data will help MCS identify the main sources of litter at Dawlish Warren and keep the issue of the dangers of marine litter high on the local agenda.

Exeter School pupils' work selected for the National Gallery Take One Picture Exhibition 2019

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Wed, 03/13/2019 - 12:24pm

Pupils at Exeter Junior School are delighted to announce that a piece of their collaborative artwork will on display in The National Gallery's 'Take One Picture' Exhibition.

Year 6 pupils worked with glass artist Michelle Keay to create a beautiful double helix glass structure of DNA.

The pupils were participating in a project run by The National Gallery, based upon the artwork by Joseph Wright of Derby, 'An Experiment on a Bird with an Air Pump'. 

Exeter School hosts Choral Society Concert in Exeter Cathedral

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Tue, 03/12/2019 - 8:11pm

Exeter School is looking forward to performing its annual Choral Society concert in Exeter Cathedral on Thursday 21 March, which this year will feature music by Handel and Poulenc.

Made up of current pupils, parents, staff and guests, the concert will feature four pieces.  The full chorus and orchestra will perform Part 2 of arguably the best-loved choral work in Britain, Handel's Messiah, including the Hallelujah Chorus, and also Poulenc's Gloria, which combines chords and rhythms more often found in jazz along with hauntingly beautiful melodies.  

How to start a 5 paragraph essay

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 03/12/2019 - 9:35am

An essay takes the form of a narrative or an interesting piece of work in which the writer expresses themselves fully. This, therefore, means that the way you start your essay becomes very important. You should be able to catch and retain the attention of the reader. Even though there is no one specific way to begin, it is good to establish a few things right from the start. Give the reader an appetite to consider your work, then gradually draw them into the main body of the essay.

Two weeks until UK’s biggest cycling, walking and scooting school challenge

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 8:14am

With just a fortnight to go until the launch of the Big Pedal 2019, schools are being encouraged to sign up for the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting challenge.

World leading chefs visit Exeter College Michael Caines Academy 

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 03/07/2019 - 5:38pm

World leading chefs - including Raymond Blanc - recently visited the Exeter College Michael Caines Academy and @34 restaurant.

The college was extremely proud to host some of the very best chefs in the world, including Raymond Blanc, Sam Moody and Gary Jones. 

The visit was for delegates of the annual Relais & Châteauxconference, hosted by Michael Caines MBE, chef/patron of Lympstone Manor, one of Britain’s most popular and well-known chefs, and founder of the Michael Caines Academy. 

Exeter Dementia Action Alliance joins forces with the Ted Wragg Trust  

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:36pm

Gina Awad and Colin Bray from the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance were delighted to be at West Exe school recently, delivering Dementia Friends sessions to the Health & Social care students. This is part of their ongoing commitment to raising dementia awareness and taking action within the school and wider community.

The Student House Company brings award winning accommodation to Exeter

Authored by Rebeccacheesman
Posted: Fri, 02/22/2019 - 10:09am

Show Flat Opens as Leading Provider Enters the City Centre

How to reduce stress while studying

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:29am

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.

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.