News - Education

Posted on: August, 2019
The University of Exeter is seeking new mentors to join the well-established Career Mentor Scheme. Our popular employability scheme matches experienced professionals with a student or graduate, to gain sector insight and one-to-one careers advice and guidance, for 6 months. If you are interested in volunteering to be a mentor on the...
Posted on: August, 2019
Exeter College is celebrating another year of exceptional academic results, following the best International Baccalaureate results in the college’s history earlier this summer. Today’s A Level results are also setting new records, with students achieving an overall pass rate of 99.7%, well above the national average of 97.6%. The success is...
Posted on: August, 2019
HELP sponsor a school to ensure youngsters are more employable when they leave. That’s the message from financial education charity Young Enterprise which delivers employability programmes across the South West. The £1,400 Company Programme is made available to mainstream schools nationally for £800, thanks to part funding. However, in today’s...
Posted on: July, 2019
Students from Exeter College have been celebrating success following the National BTEC Awards 2019. A total of nine Exeter College students were recognised at an awards ceremony that took place in Westminster in July. The event celebrates exceptional BTEC students and apprentices while also shining a light on the inspirational teachers...
Posted on: July, 2019
It’s amazing how museum objects can spark the imagination. When Tabitha Carter, an undergraduate costume student at Plymouth College of Art, visited Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) she was intrigued by a pocket azimuth sundial. Made of ivory and silver, it embodied the magic of science...
Posted on: July, 2019
Exeter College students are celebrating after achieving the best International Baccalaureate (IB) results in the college’s history. This year the prestigious IB saw a 100% pass rate, with almost a third of students (32%) achieving 40+ points. This is the equivalent of five A Levels at A/A*, putting them in the...
Posted on: July, 2019
Apprenticeships – or how you can increase your L&D budget by 1000% without costing you a penny. The Government has a goal to create 600,000 new apprenticeships each year. To fund it, they created the levy, yet in the first year of operation, only 10% of the levy collected has been...
Posted on: July, 2019
As this academic year draws to a close, Exeter Cathedral School is proud to announce that its Year 8 pupils have secured an impressive number of scholarships and exhibitions to their senior schools, with 26 prizes being awarded overall. This year’s awards range across the curriculum, with pupils receiving scholarship and...
Posted on: July, 2019
A recent survey has found that 98% of businesses have reported a positive experience with their Exeter College apprentices, with 95% believing their involvement with apprentices has positively impacted their business. The College’s good news, coupled with statistics that place the city of Exeter ahead for apprenticeship starts nationally, highlights the...
Posted on: July, 2019
Exeter College is celebrating the success of a group of accountancy students – who have been able to study with the college on a free ‘fast-track’ course. Four students have taken part in the Accountancy Career Pilot scheme, studying for their AAT Level 3 Fast Track Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Under the...
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