Student Life

Exam-Labs Presents: 5 Popular Cloud Certifications in 2019

Over the years, the field of Cloud computing has continued to generate high interest among the stakeholders in the industry. Although it might mean different things to users, but the fact remains that Cloud has become an integral part of the day-to-day business activities of organizations. Today, many certification providers are investing significantly in Cloud computing and Cloud related products. Some of these companies include VMware, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google.

David Banks

Posted:

Updated:

The latest in Student Life

Students reminded to claim their TV Licence refund

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 05/21/2019 - 3:21pm

Students moving home for the summer are being reminded by TV Licensing that they could be entitled to £50 in the form of a refund.

In 2017, TV Licensing changed the way refunds are calculated to make it easier for customers to apply. This means more students can benefit from a refund as they can now claim for any full months left on their licence. 

There were 1,776,540 undergraduate students across the UK in 2017/18 according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

Exeter School hosts British Shooting Target Sprint for third year

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:04pm

Exeter School hosted the South West Championships for the third year running with an excellent turn out, welcoming athletes from all over the country.

Callum Fricker, who travelled down from Manchester, took the Junior Men's category in style, with local athlete Jonathan Williams from North Devon taking silver. 

Jack Sadler Award for Exeter School sixth former

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Fri, 05/17/2019 - 2:23pm

An Exeter School Sixth Former has been awarded the Jack Sadler Award for his outstanding contribution to the Combined Cadet Force contingent (CCF).

Chief Petty Officer James Harris was presented with the brass trophy of an artillery shell case and an engraved medal by Exeter School alumnus and Governor, Brigadier Steve Hodder of Wessex RFCA (1969-1976), on 3 May during a CCF awards ceremony.

The Jack Sadler award is made annually in memory of former pupil and trooper Jack Sadler who was tragically killed in Afghanistan. 

CCF award ceremony presided by Exeter School alumnus and Governor, Brigadier Steve Hodder of Wessex RFCA

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:31pm

Exeter School CCF hosted an awards afternoon to celebrate and recognise the efforts of their cadets through the year and through their time in the CCF. 

Exeter School alumnus and Governor, Brigadier Steve Hodder of Wessex RFCA (1969-1976), was invited to present the awards.

The Upper Sixth are an exceptionally strong year group and many of them were awarded with commemorative medals for their outstanding and continued effort.

Students wowed by boat building brands as part of new employability exchange week

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 8:39pm

First South Devon Marine Academy students wowed by boat building brands as part of new employability exchange week with Institut Nautique de Bretagne

What do Fountaine-Pajot, Jeanneau, Beneteau Race Division, Neel Trimarans, Rhea Marine Motor Yachts, Pogo Structures have in common? As well as being phenomenal yacht brands with cutting edge design technologies, they were all visited by Foundation Degree Yacht Operations and Marine Technology students from South Devon Marine Academy for the inaugural employability exchange week.  

Exeter College celebrates National ‘Love Our Colleges’ Week

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:34am

Exeter College is celebrating national ‘Love Our Colleges’ Week– a national celebration of Further Education colleges across the nation. 

The nationwide ‘Love Our Colleges’week, 13-17 May 2019, coordinated by the Association of Colleges (AoC) seeks to highlight the brilliant work that goes on in FE colleges. 

Two teams from Colyton Grammar School come top in this year’s national Student Investor Challenge

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 05/10/2019 - 7:13am

Two teams from Colyton Grammar School, a state selective secondary school in Devon, have come top in the national Student Investor Challenge competition, beating 9,369 teams from schools around the country. 

This is the first time that a school has had two teams in the final and taken the top two spots. The winning team from the school – RIJJED, comprising Year 10 students – is the youngest ever team to win the overall competition.

The Internet - Best partner for online education

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Wed, 05/08/2019 - 6:59am

The nature of online education is entirely factor for an equivalent field of studies.

The cost as well, there might be significant over a reasonable or high price being overrated. As an excellent free course, it isn't always clear to guarantee the quality and nature of the classes. Particularly as we don't have a clue about the area that we will study, you genuinely need to inquire about the listings.

Tedburn St Mary wins Prince of Wales Award for plastic awareness project

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:38pm

Primary school pupils from a Devon village have won the prestigious Prince of Wales award 2019, for their work tackling plastic pollution in the village. 

Two young people between aged 9 from Tedburn St Mary Primary will collect the award for their project - Tedburn Turns the Tide - in a special ceremony at the Devon County Show on Friday May 17 along with their teacher Katie Skinner

Google visits school in Exeter to boost kids' online safety

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Wed, 05/01/2019 - 8:20am

In 2017, Google conducted research with more than 200 teachers to learn about their experience with online safety in the classroom. We found that teachers believe children should start learning about online safety as early as the age of seven and that 99% felt that this should be a part of the curriculum.