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Institute of Technology Digital and Data Centre at Exeter College Gets the Green Light

The South West Institute of Technology (SWIOT) Digital and Data Centre at Exeter College has been signed off as part of a wider plan to revolutionise digital, engineering and manufacturing technology education across the region. The new £11million building will be at the heart of the college and located on its Hele Road site in what is great news for the college, city and region.  

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Should You Invest in Horse Property If You're A Student?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 09/23/2019 - 8:34am

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a horse-lover, and also a student. One would say not a good combination for those with a tight budget, right? But, your wishes and dreams still matter to you, regardless of how much they might actually cost. However, the real question is; should you really invest in horses and horse property while still in college?

Miryam Ley (left) will be undergoing pilot training with L3 Airline Academy

Exeter College Student Takes Flight Thanks to Groundbreaking Scholarship

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 09/20/2019 - 7:08pm

A former Exeter College student is helping to break the glass ceiling in the aviation industry, having secured a landmark £25,000 scholarship with pilot training provider L3 Airline Academy.  

Miryam Ley, 18, is set to follow her father’s footsteps on to the flight deck having been selected as one of only 10 successful applicants across Europe for the L3 Pilot Pathways Female Scholarship; a new scheme designed to help more women in to training to become a pilot.  

Festival Of The Dead Brings 'The Dark Carnival' To Life As It Arrives In Exeter On Spectacular 2019 Tour

Festival of the Dead brings 'The Dark Carnival' to life in Exeter

Authored by Paula_D
Posted: Sat, 09/14/2019 - 6:05am

Festival Of The Dead, the hugely popular 'deathly fiesta' lands at The Great Hall, University of Exeter on Friday 25th October for its 4th year touring, with brand new, mind-blowing production infusing carnival, circus, theatre and clubbing. New for 2019, Festival of the Dead presents 'The Dark Carnival' featuring a whole new cast of characters and otherworldly creations, acrobats, circus performers, magnificent carnival processions through the crowd, and much more, all set to a high octane soundtrack.

Content writing is a great career for Exeter students

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 09/12/2019 - 5:44am

As a student of Exeter, if you want to pursue a career in content writing, you ought to know that this profile is filled with challenges and opportunities. There has been a constant demand for content writers, since forever. However, with the rise of the internet, this demand has only increased manifold. Saksham Das, who offers assignment Help Australia, says that most of the content writers become writers by accident.

Tips for better assignment writing

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 09/09/2019 - 9:55am

Assignments are part of learning. Teachers issue assignments so that they can gauge if the student has learned the subject. According to research, there are more than 11 teachers who give more than 1 hour of assignment during the course of an academic calendar. This could be overwhelming, especially if you’re on campus. You will find it challenging trying to juggle everything even if you have ample time to do the assignments.

Paramedics start hazardous environments degree

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 09/06/2019 - 9:47pm

Paramedics at South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) are beginning a brand new university course to help them to manage patients in hazardous environments.

SWASFT has been working with Plymouth University to create the Masters degree in Hazardous Area Response Paramedicine. This month, 16 paramedics will be the first to take up their places on the postgraduate course.

The Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) is a specialist unit that provides paramedic care in hazardous environments where previously clinicians would not be able to enter.

Exeter College students in Honduras

Exeter College Students Visit Honduras for Conservation Project

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:45am

A group of Exeter College students recently returned from Honduras after working with conservation research organization Operation Wallacea.  

A Level students travelled to Cusuco National Park in Honduras after their exams to work with scientists collecting vital data for use in their research on biodiversity and climate change.  

Students gained hands-on experience of monitoring biodiversity within the rainforest, as well as a real life an insight into many of the topics they had studied at college.  

Qualities of good writing

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 09/05/2019 - 4:28am

As a student, you will write a lot during the course of your time in school. Even then, you will never stop writing as you might be required to prepare some reports in the workplace. That is why is imperative that you take time to understand what is expected of good writing and how you can improve. The skills will come in handy when writing essays as it is something that can’t be avoided in a school set up.

Alison Squire and Karen Mcanally collecting their GCSE results

“I’m really proud of what I've done” - GCSE success for Exeter adults

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 08/28/2019 - 2:11pm

As thousands of teenagers picked up their GCSE results last week, few would have spared a thought for adults nervously arriving to collect their own results after a year of hard work.  

That was exactly the case for a number Exeter College’s GCSE students as they arrived at the college on Thursday to see if their hard work had paid off. 

Alison Squire, 41, previously struggled in school and decided to study at Exeter College as a personal confidence-builder as her son starts to prepare for his exams in the coming years. 

Some Exeter College vocational students at the garden party

Exeter College hosts Celebration of Vocational Learners

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:44am

Exeter College’s vocational students joined together to celebrate their achievements in a garden party held at the college’s Hele Road campus.

Vocational and technical qualifications offer a more practical and applied style of study and are offered by a range of awarding bodies but at Exeter College BTEC, UAL and City & Guilds are the three largest.