Sir Steve Smith appointed to prestigious new government role Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter, has been appointed to a new UK government role as International Education Champion. The role starts in September 2020 and is considered highly prestigious. As a Champion of International Education, Sir Steve will have a prominent role […]
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Student accommodation Renslade House refuses tenants rent refunds amid COVID-19 crisis Private student accommodation block in Exeter, Renslade House, has rejected tenants’ appeals for their rent to be refunded amid the coronavirus outbreak. Resident students have requested full or partial refunds from the block’s owner, Prestige Student Living, as they are no longer occupying their […]
Dr Joseph Lee, a senior lecturer in the Law School, has confirmed that he was the owner of the anti-racist poster that was vandalised in December last year. Dr Lee, who is BAME, identifies as an immigrant Asian academic. He discovered the vandalism upon returning to work on 5 December after the 2019 strike action […]
Don’t miss National Pathology Week school visits, laboratory tours and stalls on campus at Exeter from 4th to 8th November.
A Biology Society and Physics Society joint social has been renamed after intervention from Exeter Students’ Guild due to the derogatory language used on the Facebook event page. The event name, originally ‘BioSoc and PhySoc present: Golf H*oes & Cricket Bros’, was called into question after complaints regarding the language. One complaint sent to the […]
Back on 18th April everyone was in complete shock after Theresa May announced there would be a general election on 8th June. Not only does this snap election give candidates just 7 weeks to prepare, it is also 3 years earlier than initially expected, leaving many to speculate on why it had been moved forward. […]
The National Union of Students (NUS) held its annual National Conference on 25th to 27th April in which policy making and the election of the union’s new leadership took place. Shakira Martin, the NUS’s current vice-president for further education beat Malia Bouattia to become the union’s president. Bouattia was the first Black Muslim woman to […]