News archive 2017
The R&A (Royal & Ancient) have increased their support of golf at the University of Exeter by awarding Foundation Scholarships to nine leading student golfers.
Final year Medicine students have spent the summer developing their clinical skills through international work placements in locations around the world, thanks to a charity donation.
Students with disabilities can now receive support to complete postgraduate study in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at Exeter thanks to a donation from the Snowdon Trust.
The University of Exeter’s autumn telethon has raised more than £112,000 to support students and research.
Research at the University of Exeter designed to help identify patients with dementia and reduce the pressure on health services has received a generous boost of £120,000 from the Halpin Trust.
The dementia research charity BRACE and Kirby Laing Foundation have together awarded more than £190,000 to the University of Exeter Medical School to support cutting-edge genomic research to better understand the causes of dementia.
The Exeter University Canoe Club recently received a grant from the Alumni Annual Fund to purchase new white water boats.
The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, the UK’s foremost museum of moving image history, has benefited from a further donation of £180,000 from one of its founders.
The University of Exeter’s largest ever philanthropy Campaign, ‘Making the Exceptional Happen’, has reached the halfway point in its fundraising target with three years still to go.
Excellence in cricket at the University of Exeter has been boosted further with the generosity of Sir Christopher Ondaatje CBE (Hon DLitt, 2003).
The University of Exeter Council has demonstrated its commitment to the Making the Exceptional Happen philanthropic Campaign, by funding a full PhD scholarship.
The University of Exeter has teamed up with Exeter Chiefs rugby club to fund a PhD study into the injury risks facing young rugby players.
More than 1,000 alumni have volunteered their time to support the University of Exeter in this academic year 2016/17, bringing us to 94% of our Campaign target of 60,000 hours of volunteering time by 2020!
The University of Exeter recently held their first Niklaus-Cartwright lecture in honour of two academics, one of which left a generous legacy to French at Exeter.
More than 1000 alumni have volunteered with the University of Exeter in this academic year 2016/17 - the first time this milestone has ever been achieved!
CSM (Camborne School of Mines) Football Club won the Trelawny Premier League Title after receiving a generous award from the University of Exeter Annual Fund.
The University of Exeter Sailing Club were recently able to purchase three new boats thanks to an Annual Fund award, a Crowdfunding campaign and donor support.
A community project at the University of Exeter has been given a boost thanks to support from two national charities.
Philosophize, a project created by PhD student Laura Kerslake, recently held a children’s philosophy conference on the Streatham Campus thanks to the support of the Annual Fund.
On 9 February we officially launched our ‘Making the Exceptional Happen’ fundraising Campaign at an event in London, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor Prof Sir Steve Smith.
The University of Exeter has launched its most ambitious philanthropic Campaign to date to reinforce its position as one of the leading research institutions worldwide.