News - Education

Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw visited Exeter College’s Victoria House site to open a brand new Mini Data Hub; a state-of-the-art new facility which will provide industry-standard IT resources to the college’s students.   The newly created space plays host to two comprehensive IT suites complete with industry specification computers, analytics software and optimised large-screen display equipment.   Senior leaders and students of the...
Section: Education
University Centre South Devon (UCSD) students enjoyed a day of celebration, reaching a significant milestone in their education and career. The ceremony took place at the Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC), Torquay, on 13th September. With record numbers this year of around 1200 people attending the ceremony in total, 269 of...
A former Exeter College student is helping to break the glass ceiling in the aviation industry, having secured a landmark £25,000 scholarship with pilot training provider L3 Airline Academy.   Miryam Ley, 18, is set to follow her father’s footsteps on to the flight deck having been selected as one of only 10 successful applicants across Europe...
A group of Exeter College students recently returned from Honduras after working with conservation research organization Operation Wallacea.   A Level students travelled to Cusuco National Park in Honduras after their exams to work with scientists collecting vital data for use in their research on biodiversity and climate change.   Students gained hands-on experience of monitoring biodiversity within the rainforest, as well as a real...
Exeter College and Kier recently teamed up to deliver an intensive one week, pre-Apprenticeship work experience programme, designed to give local youngsters an insight into the construction industry and inspire them to pursue a career in the varied and vibrant sector.   Six learners who are considering the Apprenticeship route with Exeter College spent the week gaining knowledge and insight, as well as hands on...
A first-ever, comprehensive review of the photographs in RAMM’s collections has revealed their importance and inspired guidelines for future collecting. A selection of photographs that have remained unseen for decades will be included a forthcoming display and feature in a one-day event bringing together researchers, curators, historians, academics and leading...
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...
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