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Talented musician twins graduate from the same course at the same university on the same day

Talented twins whose music is championed by Coldplay have graduated from the same course, at the same university, on the same day.

Theo and Bertie Pedrick decided to study together at the University of Exeter so they could pursue their music career.

Coldplay drummer Will Champion has acted as mentor for Bertie, the guitarist and singer, and Theo, the lead singer in their band PEDRICK. Mr Champion met with them after hearing their music, has kept in touch and even let Theo and Bertie record in Coldplay’s studio.

While both studying history and international...

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Gift Ideas for that Cool Teacher

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 07/27/2022 - 7:30am

A teacher's work does seldom get recognised enough. Teachers devote themselves to their students, every day. They make sure they are supporting and encouraging their children in every way possible.

Teachers are amazing, and they deserve to be recognised!

So how can you show your appreciation for their hard work without spending a fortune?

Finding the Perfect Gift for a Teacher

Forget the fancy coffees or getting a gift card from your local grocery store, teachers just want to know that you care and have thought about them.

So here are the top five gifts...

5 tips to successfully pass GCSE exams

GCSEs are critical exams thousands of students take every year. While the syllabus is extensive, scoring a good grade is possible if you prepare well. Preparing for an examination is all about following the right strategy along with time management. Experienced GCSE tutors of www.gostudent.org/en can help the students understand the depth and extent of focus needed in each subject.

With the help of expert tutors, students can create a practical timetable useful for their revision and preparations. The following are some tips for acing GCSE preparation.

Set Your Goals...

Exeter's student and graduate entrepreneurs celebrated at Student Startups Awards

A sustainable chocolate startup, an app to monitor flood resilience and an A-level politics revision platform were among the original and inspiring business ideas celebrated at the Student Startups Awards.

The virtual event, hosted earlier this month by the SETsquared Exeter Student Startup team, was the culmination of another successful year for the University’s Startups programmes, with 34 grants awarded totalling £40,180 and more than 900 engagements with students, graduates, strategic partners and the wider community.

The student entrepreneurs were hailed for...

How to Make Enough Money to Rent and Pay the Bills as a Student

College years are a wonderful time when we make new acquaintances, and gain financial independence. It is in university that many find their first job and take the initial steps in their careers. Surely, the motivation can be different: from making your old dream come true to just paying bills on your own.

So, what to consider when choosing a job? First, it is better to have a flexible schedule so that you won't miss your classes. And even if you skip something and think, "Can I write my essay with EssayPro writers " the answer is a yes! In these busy days, outsourcing simply...

Medicine and health students who made own gowns in 2020 graduate in person

Students who made their own gowns to graduate in 2020 are among three years of medicine and health-related graduates to celebrate this month.

Today (Friday June 24) marks the start of the first of a series of graduation events in the College of Medicine and Health, which encompasses students graduating in Medicine, Medical Sciences and Medical Imaging. Many of them played key roles in supporting the NHS and their communities throughout the pandemic.

In 2020, many Medicine students chose to graduate early to help bolster staffing numbers in hospitals, and students across...

Thousands of students set to celebrate graduation as ceremonies return at the University of Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 06/25/2022 - 11:11pm

Thousands of students will finally be able to mark the end of their studies in traditional style as summer graduation ceremonies return at the University of Exeter.

The class of 2022 – and those from 2020 and 2021 who have been waiting to mark their achievements with family and friends – will all graduate during a bumper series of ceremonies held this month and throughout July.

The University’s new Chancellor, Sir Michael Barber, will preside over the events for the first time, which will also see awards handed to honorary graduates from the arts, sciences, music,...

Exeter School pupil wins place with National Youth Theatre

A talented Exeter School pupil has been selected for the prestigious National Youth Theatre. Emily who is in Year Ten, is taking Drama at GCSE and recently started LAMDA acting lessons which are offered at school. She has taken part in many Exeter School productions since joining in Year Three, including the recent performance of ‘The Odyssey’.

Emily attended an NYT audition day held at Exeter School for pupils in March. This involved a three-hour workshop followed by an individual audition with a NYT director where she had to perform a monologue of her choice. Emily found out...

Exeter School pupil with Wimbledon... and an Ivy League College in his sights

An Exeter School pupil is looking to begin university life across the Atlantic this September. Matt Rutter, currently an Upper Sixth pupil has been offered a place to study economics at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania where he will also be able to develop his thriving tennis career as part of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) which saw both John Isner and Cameron Norrie (the current British number one) compete before joining the professional circuit.

Matt, who is based in Exeter, played at Junior Wimbledon in 2021 and, before COVID19 was on target to...

Technical Education offers students a stepping stone into Devon's growing sectors

Authored by NanaKwame
Posted: Fri, 03/25/2022 - 10:38am

Young people in Devon are being encouraged to consider the range of technical education routes on offer into some of the biggest growing sectors in the region. Apprenticeships, traineeships and the new T Levels are just some of the different education and training pathways being showcased this Open Day season, with clear routes into Devon’s growing industries.

This follows the launch of the government’s new ‘Get the Jump’ Skills for Life campaign, which launched on 24th January. The campaign brings together in one place all the training and education choices that are available for...

Are essay writing services useful?

Being a student can be challenging, especially when you have to balance a job and academic responsibilities. You may not have the time or writing skills to produce a flawless essay. Using a custom essay writing service at this point may seem like a viable option. The first question you ask yourself while looking for professional help is — are essay writing services legal?

In case you've never used an essay service before and are concerned about committing some sort of digital crime, this is one of the first questions that comes to mind. This legal issue has been the subject of...

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