2014 News

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Carol Festival 2014

Date: 20/11/2014

Exeter Cathedral is the stunning backdrop to Exeter College's Festival of Carols being held on Friday December 5th in aid of the college's charity of the year, YoungMinds.  The free event, open to the public, will open its doors from 6.30pm to anyone wishing to join the college's staff, students and family members to celebrate the festive season, with the event starting at 7.30pm. Donations collected at the end of the evening will go towards the college's annual fundraising for their chosen charity.  Read more »

Josh Ellis

Date: 17/11/2014

An apprentice from Exmouth has beaten off the country's young plumbers to win the top spot - gold medal - at the prestigious WorldSkillsUK National competition finals held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham last week.

Josh Ellis, 20 one of the three Exeter College apprentices that won through the local and regional heats of the competition to represent the region at the three day skills challenge last week, heard he had scooped the gold medal at a glittering gala finale in front of thousands of competitors, industry representatives and skills judges.  Not only does Josh have a gold medal to his name but he is now waiting to hear the schedule for the International competitions for a place in the Abu Dhabi finals.  Read more »

Brazilian Students

Date: 17/11/2014

Exeter College welcomed 10 new students from Brazil this week, as part of a joint initiative with the national Association of Colleges and the Brazilian Government.

The students, aged between 18 and 28, are all graduates working in the hospitality, travel and tourism industry and have been funded by the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism to study in England for 3 months. Over 3000 people applied for the pilot project, with just 50 being selected to visit one of 5 colleges in the country offering the programme.   Read more »

Skills Awards Winners

Date: 14/11/2014

Thank you to the Express and Echo for their excellent coverage of the Skills Awards.

Outstanding apprentices from across the South West celebrated their achievements at Exeter College's annual Skills Awards ceremony.  Read more »

Scott Smith with lecturer

Date: 10/11/2014

Four students from Exeter College are busy preparing for a place in the world's best skills line up after they heard they are heading to the World SkillsUK National competition finals at the NEC Birmingham in November - the nation's largest skills and careers event.  Read more »

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