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University of Exeter in top 10 universities investing the most in technology for students

The education sector is undergoing a time of radical change as the COVID-19 pandemic quickly demonstrated why online education should be a part of teaching and learning.

With artificial intelligence, machine-learning, cloud computing and the wealth of other benefits technology brings to universities, new research released today by leading academic research company Ivory Research has revealed which UK universities are investing the most in technology.*

Topping the list is the Royal College of Music which invested £2,445,000 in technology over the last two academic years,...

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Exeter medical student announced as finalist in home surgical skills competition

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 08/02/2021 - 9:02pm

A medical student from Exeter has been announced a regional finalist of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Surgical Skills competition, which for the first time this year is testing the talents of our future medical professionals over a video link using innovative lifelike replica bodyparts.

Haider Merchant is one of 40 finalists to make it through after completing a number of surgical tasks at home which were filmed on their mobile for senior surgeons to assess.

The event, which aims to find the UK and Ireland’s best undergraduate surgical talent, is...

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Twin doctors graduate from Exeter together after training during pandemic

Twin brothers Adam and Jack Tremlett have defied the odds by graduating in Medicine at the University of Exeter together.

Adam and Jack, from Ivybridge in Devon, marked their graduation in gowns at a special celebration for Medicine students this week, though a formal in-person graduation ceremony has not taken place this year.

Adam said the pair benefitted from studying together. “We’ve got a tried and tested technique of throwing exam questions at each other and testing each other. We’re the ultimate study buddies. The only issue has been that we often have to smile...

How to write a perfect essay: Professional tips to get good grades

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 07/18/2021 - 10:01am

Getting a good grade is always a matter of concern for every school or college-going student; it's familiar and at the same time important to focus on such things in a period of their life which is their growing and building time. Many students stress about how to study, get a good grade, manage time, etc. A little stress is healthy but make sure it doesn't overload your mind or become a burden.

Many students seem to lack skills in their essay writing; they are quite confused about what and how they should even write the essays in their exams. With essays being a scoring part of...

£3.7 million for Exeter to develop student wellbeing approach for higher education sector

New research by the University of Exeter and funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will evaluate and establish the best model to support student wellbeing across the university sector.

Led by Professor Ed Watkins, at the University of Exeter, the project will seek to develop and evaluate an approach that encompasses an integrated model across whole universities. Against a backdrop of a rise in mental health conditions in young people, the project team will work with students and university leaders to develop inclusive student wellbeing and mental health support, which will...

How to choose your perfect student house

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 06/10/2021 - 6:09am

Whether you’re a first year student or in you’re second or third year at university, finding a place to live whilst studying for your degree is extremely important. Given that you’ll be spending a lot of your time here – eating, sleeping, studying and socialising – you want somewhere that is as comfortable as it is stylish, but within walking distance of the main campus.

To help you pick student accommodation in Liverpool that ticks all the right boxes for you, here we offer a few useful hints and tips:

  • Set yourself a realistic budget – rule number one when house
  • ...

7 Tips and tricks to prepare for studying in the US

These tips and tricks will help international students planning to study in the US make the most out of their experience abroad.

Exeter University makes the top 10 for student satisfaction!

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 05/26/2021 - 8:47pm

Luxury student accommodation providers, Study Inn , have recently released their new campaign - " the most fun cities to be a student! " and Exeter has come in at 15th, overall.

Study Inn took the top 20 universities from the Guardian's league table and rated 5 categories that matter most out of 5 to find the average score for each university.

Categories include the number of pubs and restaurants, the average pint price, how many societies the University has and the Student Crowd student scores.

For the category "Student satisfaction" Exeter is in the top 5 and...

Exeter student takes home £13,000 as winner of Keyloop’s inaugural Dealer Tech Competition

Keyloop , the global automotive technology company, today announces the national champion of the Keyloop Dealer Tech - University Automotive Technology Competition. Brian Evans, a 20-year-old Computer Science student in his second year at The University of Exeter, beat teams of students from five other universities to be named national winner of the competition, winning £13,000 overall for his achievement (£10,000 as national winner and £3,000 as regional winner).

Brian, who worked independently throughout the competition, impressed the judges with his web-based maintenance and...

How to choose a SCAT prep platform

The School and College Ability Test is a standardized test conducted by the very prestigious John Hopkins Centre for Talented Youth (JHCTY or just CTY) )that recognizes academically gifted students and opens new doors of opportunities for them. The SCAT exam is a complex exam where students take a test that is designed for a few levels above their current grade. Thus, the students take an exam that is much more complex than their current level. This test is not an ordinary one as only the best out of the best crack it and get an opportunity to get more academic exposure.

SCAT...

Exam preparation: Seven study tips for better learning

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 05/06/2021 - 6:55am

Exam preparation puts a lot of pressure on students to perform well and can be stressful at times when we have to study a lot but for a limited period of time. This is especially true for those types of students that neglect textbooks all year round. In this case, preparing for an exam turns into a race to see how quickly you can hit your annual curriculum. However, there are seven things that you can do to study more effectively and prepare yourself better for your exams.

Create a Study Plan

Before you sit down to bury your head in books, you need to create a study plan. This...