The grade safety net world we lived in last year is no longer, and although there are some merits to this policy, its replacement is inappropriate. Through a look at the Students for academic mitigation’s work, this account of uncertainty from a final year perspective will make you feel less alone.
New permanent scholarship fund to honour former Vice-Chancellor University of Exeter alumni have honoured former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Steve Smith, with a new scholarship scheme that will support six students from disadvantaged backgrounds to attend the University each year. More than £1 million has been raised by University of Exeter alumni and friends to fund […]
The Ram, Comida and the Guild Shop to reopen in September The University of Exeter Students’ Guild has announced that some of its outlets, including the Ram, Comida and the Guild Shop, will reopen in early September. In a statement released on 12 August 2020, the Guild said that the outlets will reopen between 1 […]
Brown hares and chickens introduced to Britain as ‘gods’ not food Research led by the Universities of Exeter, Leicester and Oxford has discovered that upon their introduction to Britain, brown hares and chickens were viewed as ‘gods’ rather than food. New radiocarbon dating on bones found in Hampshire and Hertfordshire shows the animals were brought […]
Members of the University College Union have voted in favour of accepting a set of proposals aimed at ending the ongoing academic pension dispute. Further industrial action (including action short of a strike), planned for the summer turn, has been suspended as 64% of votes expressed favour towards accepting the deal on 13 April. In […]
On Thursday 5th April NHS Digital collaborated with the University of Exeter to hold an event commemorating 100 years since the passing of the Representation of The People Act, widely hailed as a milestone of the Suffrage movement. The event, held in The Forum at the University’s Streatham campus, represents Exeter’s leg in a […]
The University of Exeter has secured government funding to enable it to train an additional 88 Medicine undergraduate students, taking the total number of students from 130 to 218. This comes after a consultation and competitive bid process which saw 2,400 applications for 1,000 new medical training places across England. Exeter was awarded 73 students […]