Former University of Exeter Chancellor Lord Myners dies age 73 Former University of Exeter Chancellor, Lord Myners, has died at the age of 73. Paul Myners’ family released a statement on Sunday 16th January saying that he had “passed away peacefully” that morning at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He was appointed Chancellor at the University […]
Increase in demand for emergency services sees NHS Devon and Cornwall under significant pressure Pressure has been mounting on health services in Devon and Cornwall due to Covid related troubles. There has been a rise in patients admitted with Covid, more demand for emergency treatments, ambulances and GP appointments, and a difficulty in providing care […]
Registrar email reveals that while cases remain low from the university, students should remain vigilant Due to the continued rise in cases in Devon and Cornwall, the university is advising that students and colleagues remain vigilant in taking the necessary precautions. However, they highlight that cases related to the university remain low with 18-20% of […]
Devon and Cornwall full to capacity, say police The South West of England has faced an influx of tourists since lockdown was lifted. Now, Devon and Cornwall are ‘full to capacity’ with the emergency services struggling to cope. Since lockdown started, the British tourism sector has been hit hard, losing out on millions of pounds. […]
The University of Exeter will stop recruiting students for the English course at the Penryn Campus from 2021, in view of its closure.
A Cornish nationalist group’s threats were discounted after they had posted a blog post claiming to have a suicide bomber within their ranks, alongside a picture of graffiti targeting students. The blog post, dated 11 June, contained a lengthy statement, claiming to have set fire to a Rick Stein restaurant in June, as well as […]
I’m sure you’ve all heard plenty about this Thursday’s elections concerning the London Mayoral race, the Scottish and Welsh devolved assemblies and local councils. However, what you may not have seen is that this Thursday the entire country will also vote on which ‘Police and Crime Commissioner’ they want to oversee their local police force. The […]
Starting 7 November, the University of Exeter will be taking part in the Festival of Social Science, with academics hosting events in public venues throughout Devon and Cornwall. The nationwide festival will offer a “fascinating insight into some of the country’s leading social science research”. Notable events taking place in Exeter include a discussion about […]