2013 News

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Rugby Winners

Date: 18/12/2013

Exeter College retained the Devon Schools Under 18's Cup for the third year running with a hard fought 12-3 victory over Exeter School in front of over 400 Exeter School pupils!

Tries by Zac Ponsford and Matt Harris and a conversion by captain Billy Searle was enough to seal victory in difficult playing conditions against a well drilled side.

Man of the match for Exeter College was impressive hooker George Gosling who carried extremely well and whose line out throwing was accurate.

Exeter College's route to the final included victories over Queen Elizabeth’s (Crediton), Devonport High School (Plymouth) and Bicton College, and now the focus for the team turns to the Natwest Vase with a game against Wycliffe College in January 2014.  Read more »

Kissingitbetter Charity experts meeting healthcare students

Date: 12/12/2013

A national award winning charity with aims to improve standards of care in the health and social care sector got the chance to challenge and influence young healthcare students at an inspirational session at Exeter College last week.

Jill Fraser, Co-founder and Director of the healthcare charity 'Kissing it better' took the opportunity of speaking to over 130 students from the college who are keen to work in health and social care careers, with the objective to outline the role of the charity and to encourage the students to utilise their talents and skills to make a positive difference to the care of patients and their carers within hospitals and care homes.  Read more »

Enterprise student with local entrepreneurs

Date: 09/12/2013

Business ideas ranging from low cost fudge, surf clothing, coffee houses and wood turning were among those pitching to local business experts to mark Global Enterprise week at Exeter College last week.

Local entrepreneurs, Ann Holman from Toucan, Adam Stone from Rokk Media and James Eyre of The Lifestyle Group (which includes Tiger Bills) put the college's Enterprise Academy students through their paces as their business ideas and plans were tested for innovation, sustainability and potential success.

"The Enterprise Academy was set up a year ago to provide budding entrepreneurs with the skills and contacts they need to take their ideas to the marketplace," said Rob Bosworth Assistant Principal. "Like all of our Academies at Exeter College the local industry partners are the essential ingredient to ensure the students have a clear line of sight to the real world. I am grateful, as always, for the commitment and dedication from our local business partners. The students have really benefited from their feedback and support."  Read more »

Richard Mitchell with Michael of Kent

Date: 03/12/2013

A local apprentice swapped garage overalls for a smart suit for an appointment with royalty when he beat off national competition to be honoured with Outstanding Achiever of the Year Award in the National IMI Awards this month.

Richard Mitchell, 20, attended the prestigious ceremony in Herefordshire where he was presented his award by HRH Prince Michael of Kent in recognition of his work with local garage Vanborn and Radford as an Apprentice with Exeter College.  Read more »

Dance Students Princesshay

Date: 12/11/2013

Christmas shoppers at Exeter's Princesshay Centre will get the chance to be entertained and captivated by pop up dance performances designed to 'light up' the festive season on the 5th and 12th December at 6pm and 7pm.

The group of dancers, all second year full time Extended Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma students from Exeter College will be promenading with late night shoppers in an initiative with the Princesshay Shopping Centre designed to add a touch of Christmas Dance Wonders to late night shopping.  Read more »

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