Student Life

Exeter College Festival of Carols Raises Money for Charities

Students, parents, staff and the Exeter community joined together to celebrate Christmas at Exeter College’s Festival of Carols in the stunning setting of Exeter Cathedral, all in the name of charity.  

The annual event celebrated the college’s exceptionally talented students, with performances from the Exeter College orchestra, as well as student choirs and piano and vocal duets.  

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Learn2Live visit Exeter College to talk road safety

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 11/15/2019 - 9:52am

Exeter College hosted the road safety team Learn2Live to talk with students on the dangers of the road and how the impact of a wrong decision can last a lifetime. 

The sessions run by the Learn2Live organisation provided genuine accounts of those who have been affected by road safety collisions, including police officers, bereaved parents and other emergency service professionals. 

Journalists from the BBC and ITV attended the sessions, aiming to help shine a light on an important issue for many young people who are just starting to learn to drive. 

5 tips on how to finish your thesis on time

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:00am

You got into college and studied well, but now you’re having trouble with your thesis? Don’t worry, it is completely normal to suffer over your thesis for a long time, checking and rechecking every single detail. Don’t sweat it. Here are a few tips to help you organize your time and focus your energy on the task ahead.

1. Stay connected

Businesses rate Exeter College top in the South West for FE apprenticeship employer satisfaction for second year running

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Tue, 11/05/2019 - 12:57pm

The Department of Education has released results of its annual survey that ranks Apprenticeship providers based on business feedback and Exeter College has topped the South West table for further education colleges once again.  

This is the second year running Exeter College received the highest rating from employers across the region, within the four counties of the South West, and the third year in a row it has scored above 97.5%.  

Student wins RES prize for dedication to renewable energy

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 10/31/2019 - 9:05pm

A student from Exeter University is celebrating after being awarded a cash prize from the world’s largest independent renewables company in recognition of his professionalism during his course.

Conor Cowden, a fourth-year MEng Energy Engineering student at the university’s Penryn campus, received the ‘RES Power for Good Prize’ and £100 for being the best student in the field of wind energy.

Galliford Try partnerships first to benefit from employer fund for T Levels

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 10/30/2019 - 11:58am

Leading regeneration specialist Galliford Try Partnerships is the first to benefit from a government-backed initiative to encourage employers to provide valuable industry placements to T Level students.  

The FTSE 250 business has partnered with Exeter College to provide industry placements to T Level construction students studying with the College from 2020. 

10 Common Mistakes in Ph.D. Research Proposal Writing

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Wed, 10/23/2019 - 6:16am

One of the most difficult academic papers is a Ph.D. research proposal. It’s a specific piece of writing. It is proposed by researchers who have some scientific project but lack the money. Therefore, they want to find an investor, clarify the proposal and get the money. Its main purpose is to convince potential investors that the project is profitable and realistic.

Flybe celebrates National Airlines Day with visit from local schools

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 10/22/2019 - 5:56pm

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, welcomed a group of seven high school students to its Exeter HQ as part of National Airlines Day to experience a glimpse into the world of aviation.

The invited students were from St. Peter’s C of E School in Exeter, Sidmouth College and Maiden Beech Academy in Crewkerne, all of whom won the opportunity to attend this special event during this summer’s hugely successful Big Bang South West in Exeter, an careers’ day for schools which highlighted opportunities for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths careers.

Why students consider to hire online writers for academic assignments

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Sat, 10/19/2019 - 6:06am

There is not a specific group of students who hire online writers. Randomly students invest in academic writers who can help them improve their final year grades. 

Student’s final year results depend on their academic assignments and essays they submitted. Those who score good marks in their weekly assignments they end up with good grades. On the other side, some students, due to their poor writing skills, fail to achieve their targets. They complain that their teachers overburdened them they don’t get enough time to write more than three to four assignments weekly. 

Secretary of State Visits Exeter College to Talk T Levels

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:23am

The Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson MP visited Exeter College to learn more about the impact new T Level qualifications will have on the region’s learners.  

As a government-selected ‘early adopter’ of the new technical-based qualification, Exeter College is the only provider in Devon offering T Levels for 2020 delivery, with courses initially available in Construction, Digital and Education and Childcare. Further T Level courses will launch from 2021 as part of a national roll out.

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

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Thu, 10/17/2019 - 9:16am

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.