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University of Exeter

Location:
Streatham, St Luke, Cornwall

Main Campus:
Streatham

Student Population:
17772

Website details:
www.exeter.ac.uk

Faculties:
Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences and International Studies, Humanities, Medical School, Business School

 

Why Choose the University of Exeter 
With excellent rankings, beautiful campuses and an enviable reputation for student satisfaction, Exeter is recognised as one of the best universities in the UK. The University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities who enjoy unrivalled links with industry and the public sector. The University is committed to providing a world class learning environment; £350 million has been invested in new buildings, research facilities and student residences in the last three years.

 

Teaching Quality
This prestigious University has a history of delivering first class education.

  • Exeter has an immaculate reputation. It was ranked as the 9th best university in the UK by The Sunday Times University Guide 2012 and 10th in the Times Good University Guide 2013. The Times Higher Education World Rankings 2010-2011 declared Exeter to be in the top 1% of universities in the world, ranked at number 156. The University aims to be in the world’s ‘Top 100’ by 2015.
  • The University attracts the very best students – it is ranked in the top 10 for entry standards (students achieving AAB or better at A level) according to the National Student Survey. It is also in the Top 10 for the number of students achieving Firsts or 2.1(s).
  • The University values student staff contact time. First year undergraduates receive a weekly minimum of 10 hours of teaching time for humanities and social sciences and 15 hours for science. Exeter has a research based approach to teaching; teaching staff are leading academics who extend the boundaries of knowledge through their research. This makes for exciting and challenging teaching and equips students to undertake their own research, which is an important workplace skill.
  • The University encourages students to be innovative and get involved in their own learning processes. Exeter’s involvement ethos goes beyond graduation: Exeter’s 70,000 alumni come from over 170 countries and are actively involved in helping the current generation of students to succeed.

 

Research Quality
Exeter is a member of the Russell Group of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. Russell Group members share a commitment to maintaining the very best research, and enjoy unrivalled links with industry and the public sector. The University’s excellent research has made it a leading international institution.

  • The University is a leader in cutting edge research. Research focuses on real world problems such as climate change, resource shortages and inequalities, ageing and sustainable economies. The university encourages an interdisciplinary approach enabling bigger problems to be considered from human as well as physical perspectives.
  • In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, all subjects were assessed as including world leading (4*) research with around 90% of the University’s research considered to be of an international standard.
  • The University’s has invested £120 million in its research infrastructure including restructuring library space and providing new research centres and facilities.
  • Exeter offers a comprehensive Researcher Development Programme. Through 50 free and practical sessions, PhD students are given support to help ensure success as well as the opportunity to meet researchers from other subjects at the University, and to gain from their experiences, skills, cultures and points of view. PhD students also benefit from our eProfile system: a web publishing tool which promotes their research profile to the academic community, sponsors and employers.

 

International
Exeter is one of the best universities for international students in the UK. 95 per cent of international students reported feeling safe and secure at the University, with 94 per cent agreeing that the location was ‘a good place to be’

  • The University has approximately 18,000 full-time students, 4,000 of whom come from over 130 countries outside the UK
  • The University’s specialist preparation Centre, INTO University of Exeter, offers a variety of English language support from pre-sessional programmes, to free in-sessional classes and subject specific preparation courses.
  • The Centre also provides free language classes for the partners of international students.
  • All undergraduates have the chance to spend part of their studies abroad: we have links with over 100 international universities, including summer schools in places like Beijing and Hong Kong.
  • The University’s dedicated International Student Advisors provide visa advice and co-ordinate a range of activities including the annual Meet & Greet scheme, Freshers Week international programme and Chinese New Year and Diwali celebrations. 

 

Student Satisfaction
Exeter has been ranked in the top 10 for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey every year since the survey began in 2005.

  • The National Union of Students has recognised Exeter’s Student Guild as the best student union in the UK.
  • The University has the highest level of student engagement in the UK – through clubs and societies, volunteering, Students’ Guild elections and even helping to run the University. 8,000 students take part in 165 societies.
  • Exeter is a top 10 UK university for sport, whether students are seeking to be national or international performers or just participate for fun.

 

Employable Graduates
The University is in the World’s Top 100 universities for employer satisfaction (QS World University rankings 2011–2012). Supporting students in securing graduate level employment or postgraduate study is given the highest priority.

  • Exeter is part of an elite group of universities which are targeted by major graduate recruiters. Around 700 local, national and international employers advertise graduate vacancies via the University.
  • Exeter graduates continue to thrive despite the current economic climate. The University has improved on its graduate employment record year on year. More than 90 per cent of students get a job or are enrolled onto a postgraduate course within six months of graduating. (HESA 2009/10).
  • The University’s Employment Services Team is renowned for the high quality support it provides to students. The service provides over 900 employment focused events a year, ranging from employer presentations and mock interviews to careers fairs.
  • Support is tailored to student’s level of study whether undergraduate, masters or PhD. A variety of work experience, internship and volunteering opportunities provide valuable practical experience.

 

Variety of Courses
The University offers a wide range of subjects from the traditional to professionally accredited programmes or a unique combination devised through our undergraduate Flexible Combined Honours scheme.

  • The University consists of six academic colleges all of which offer undergraduate and postgraduate study opportunities:
    • College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
    • College of Life and Environmental Sciences
    • College of Social Sciences and International Studies
    • College of Humanities
    • Medical School
    • Business School.
  • The University also has a number of specialist centres dedicated to research and postgraduate studies in specific areas such as: Animal Behaviour, Mood Disorders, Arab and Islamic Studies, Environment and Sustainability, Graphene science, Manufacturing and Water systems.
  • Many subjects are accredited by professional bodies including Law, Accounting, Psychology, Finance and Engineering. Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees in these and other areas may be recognised for exemptions towards professional qualifications.
  • Many undergraduate degrees offer the opportunity to take some study outside the main subject area, gain work experience or incorporate a period of ‘study abroad’ .

 

Location

The University is located in the mild and beautiful South West of England. Students have easy access to both city life and beautiful beaches and countryside.

The University has two campuses in the City of Exeter; Streatham and St. Luke’s and a third campus outside Falmouth in Cornwall.

Exeter is a compact historic city located on the banks of the river Exe in the county of Devon. It is a safe, student-friendly city with a vibrant and fun culture and relaxed atmosphere. The recent redevelopment of the city centre has attracted many top UK retailers whilst independent retailers continue to flourish in the historic backstreets. A wide range of ethnic food stuffs can be purchased locally from the numerous cafes and restaurants or local grocery shops. Cultural interests are also well catered for on and off campus.

The University’s third campus is located in the county of Cornwall, approximately two hours drive from Exeter. With its sandy beaches and scenic gardens, Cornwall attracts tourists from all over the UK. Falmouth has developed into a vibrant student town, with a wealth of bars, pubs and restaurants and a lively café culture. It’s also at the centre of Cornwall’s creative and music scene. Falmouth’s seven beaches, beautiful rivers and the world-famous marina also make it a haven for those who love sand, sea and surf.

Both of the campuses in Exeter are served by the main bus routes, which facilitates travelling between them. Exeter has two railway stations. Both are located close to the University’s campus. It takes around two hours on the train to travel from Exeter to London.

Exeter has its own international airport and operates direct flights from Paris, Dublin, Amsterdam, Geneva and other airports in the United Kingdom. The closest airport to Cornwall is Newquay. 
St Luke and Streatham campuses are within easy walking distance of Exeter city centre. The M4/M5 links Exeter directly to London.

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