Student Life

How to reduce stress while studying

Whether you’re studying at one of Exeter’s university campuses or at Exeter College, you’ll know that student life can be extremely demanding. Keeping up with your assigned reading, writing essays to deadline, cramming and taking exams all take their toll. You may also be living away from home for the first time, with all the household chores and responsibilities that this entails.

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Title: How to manage your studies during winter

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 12/27/2018 - 12:28am

Description: In this post, get to learn how you can still squeeze a few hours into your studying routine during winter. You should not wait until the last minute to start dusting off your books for a new school calendar, or even worse, realize there is a pending class assignment.

Tips for studying during winter season

Top prizes for Exeter Cathedral School artists

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 12/21/2018 - 10:58pm

The Art Department has received some fantastic news this week with two pupils securing prizes at Badminton School’s Mary Feddon OBE Commemorative Art Competition.

The Art Department has received some fantastic news this week with two pupils securing prizes at Badminton School’s Mary Feddon OBE Commemorative Art Competition.

Smart technology is changing our perception of student accommodation.

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 12/18/2018 - 6:34pm

The recently completed student apartment complex that has revitalized a run-down theatre on Bartholomew Street is just one example of how much times have changed for Exeter University students when it comes to living conditions. Those of us who remember going to university in the latter decades of the 20th century, when cold, mould and leaky roofs were par for the course, will probably think students have never had it so good.

Deaf Academy students campaign for Sign Language on TV news at County Hall

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:12pm

Last Thursday, the School Council from Exeter Deaf Academy presented at Devon County Hall Council Chambers. The deaf students aged between 15-16 years old stood up and delivered a confident presentation to the Chamber in British Sign Language (BSL), articulating the need for regional TV news programmes to be accessible for all, and explained their goal was for the Southwest’s regional TV broadcasters to lead the way for the rest of the UK.

How to Write an Essay with Limited Time

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 12/06/2018 - 6:07am

Last minute rushes are common with students on campus. Sometimes they are self-inflicted while others are genuine. One of the common victims that fall prey to limited time is essays since they require lots of research to come up with the perfect topic to write on.

This is one of those difficult situations to navigate, but what should you do when you have limited time to complete an essay?

1.    No Such Thing as Perfectionism

Record number of schools take up the Sustrans Leg it to Lapland challenge

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 11/25/2018 - 5:56pm

Sixteen schools have signed up for this year’s two week challenge, more than double that of last year. 

Starting on Monday (26 November), over 4,500 school children will be collecting ‘leg miles’ for every non-motorised journey they make to and from school in a bid to be the first to travel the 2,100 miles from Devon to Lapland.

Bin It! Schools tour encourages Devon students to keep their environment litter free

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 11/24/2018 - 7:46am

The award winning drama-based education programme, Bin it!, which educates students about responsibility and litter, visited Devon recently as part of its annual nationwide tour of schools. The Bin it! tour encourages young people to work together to make a lasting change to local areas and keep their environment tidy.

Prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship for Exeter School pupil

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Thu, 11/22/2018 - 6:02pm

An Exeter School pupil has been awarded a sought-after Arkwright Engineering Scholarship that identifies him as one of the country's future leaders in engineering and related areas of design.

Lower Sixth Former Henry Coleman is the ninth pupil in nine years to receive the prestigious scholarship, following in the footsteps of seven alumni and one current pupil.

The renowned Arkwright Engineering Scholarships provide pupils with a £600 financial award to enhance their A Level studies and a range of activities to increase their understanding and experience of engineering.

QE Student Recognised in Devon Community Honours 2018

Authored by QueenElizabeth
Posted: Tue, 11/20/2018 - 3:18pm

QE Year 9 Student Millie Twigg is being recognised as a Young Hero at the forthcoming Devon Community Honours 2018.  Earlier this year Millie shaved her hair off to raise awareness and funds for alopecia.  Millie’s brother suffers from the condition and was the motivation behind her fundraising efforts.

Millie said; “I am very excited to have been chosen as a Young Hero but the real hero is my brother who suffers from alopecia and was the inspiration behind my fundraising efforts. So I would like to dedicate this honour to him.”

Exeter pupils walk 10 miles to mark First World War centenary

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 11/16/2018 - 8:56pm

On Friday 9th November, 100 students from Isca Academy in Exeter marked the centenary of the end of World War One by walking 10 miles from Exmouth to Exeter.

The walk was designed as an act of remembrance, retracing the steps of 100 young men who left their Devon homes to make a sacrifice for their country one hundred years ago.