A University of Exeter professor of Social Mobility is leading a research group in suggesting solutions for the South West’s GCSE and primary school attainment gaps.
World’s oldest cat, who lived in Exeter, dies at the age of 31 Rubble, a Maine Coon cat believed to be the oldest in the world, has died at the age of 31 in his hometown of Exeter, Devon. The ginger and white feline, who was born in May 1988, passed away shortly before his […]
Exeter Northcott Theatre’s lack of funding puts student jobs at risk Exeter Northcott Theatre’s application for emergency funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been rejected, making redundancies likely for over 50 per cent of its staff. The theatre applied for financial support from Art Council England’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, but the appeal was rejected […]
Exeter pub facing licence review following breach of lockdown conditions The Queen’s Head Hotel in Exeter is at risk of losing its licence after the police found “numerous persons” inside the premises. Police attended the pub in April following intelligence that they were operating despite the restrictions in place. Alcohol Licensing Officer for Devon and […]
Fundraising campaign to save Cavern beats £10,000 target The ‘#SaveOurVenues – Cavern’ initiative, launched in partnership with the Music Venue Trust (MVT), has surpassed its aim to raise £10,000 in a bid to keep the venue open amid the coronavirus lockdown. Following its forced closure as a result of the government-imposed lockdown, it has run […]
A Student Idea calling for the end to the recently-implemented iExeter Digital Check-in system passed with 89.6% of the 487 voters selecting a ‘yes’ option. This idea, ‘Stop iExeter Digital Checkin’, was ratified on Tuesday 30 October by Democracy and Governance Council and has been passed up to the Guild executive for action. The Student […]
In the past three years, almost 500 international students have lost their sponsorship to study at Exeter, with some being forced to end their studies and return home. The number looks set to increase. To gain a UK student visa at Exeter, international applicants must show they have enough funds for both academic costs and […]
Female academics from the University of Exeter are taking to the streets as part of national initiative ‘Soapbox Science’, in order to promote the role of women in science. On 11 June, Princesshay will facilitate a series of public demonstrations and free talks, with the aim of educating the community on different scientific topics, and […]