Exeter Graduates Celebrate with Online Ceremony On 31st July 2020, the virtual graduation ceremony took place for the class of 2020. Unlike previous years, the ceremony was not physical due to Covid-19. Instead, the physical ceremony has been postponed to the summer of 2021. Recording of the ceremony is available on YouTube. The ceremony involved […]
Nicola Chappel talks about graduating during COVID-19 and how it could solidify memories from her time at uni in a surprising way.
The University of Exeter Medical School has fast-tracked graduation for 32 final year medical imaging students to support the NHS in the fight against COVID-19.
Aaron Loose examines the immediate and longer term impacts of COVID-19 on graduate employment prospects.
Medical students at the University of Exeter graduate early to Join NHS fight against Covid-19 Medical students at the University of Exeter have graduated earlier than anticipated online to start work in the NHS to support the fight against coronavirus. Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter Professor Sir Steven Smith announced in an email to […]
Online News Editor, Pete Syme discusses the rising problem of debt and the possibility of reducing student loans in order to combat it.
Student entrepreneurs at the University of Exeter have cause to celebrate, as a university scheme to crowdfund financial support for student start-ups has reached its first target of £12,000 within a week of being launched. The Graduate Entrepreneur Maintenance (GEM) Fund is being raised by Think: Try: Do, the University’s programme to aid students in […]
The government’s plans to exclude 18-21-year-olds from housing benefits are set to go ahead this month. While full-time students can’t claim housing benefits, this new policy may also affect young graduates. Plans to reduce benefits for young people were announced by George Osbourne and David Cameron in 2015 and are set to be enacted this […]
More than a third of UK graduates regret going to university according to new research by Aviva into the finances of millennials. Aviva found that 37% of graduates regretted university due to the high amounts of debt they now had. Furthermore, 49% said they could have got to where they are now – without their […]