News archive - 2014

University of Exeter AHRC DTP Open Event

The University of Exeter will be hosting an Open Event to provide those interested in applying for AHRC DTP funding with an opportunity to learn more about studying for a PhD with Exeter.

The Paddon Award 2014 - an arts competition for students, staff and alumni

The University of Exeter is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2014 Paddon Award.

College of Humanities announces collaborative AHRC scholarship with Tate

Applications are invited for a Collaborative Partnership Award to research and study the history of Tate’s involvement with performance and performative art. 

Drama department signs student exchange agreement with University of Texas at Austin

The College of Humanities and the Drama department were delighted to host Prof. Brant Pope, Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin on 31 March.

Free performance brings Exeter's past to life this Bank Holiday weekend

On Friday May 2nd, performers in Exeter’s Guildhall will bring the city’s theatrical history back to life.

College of Humanities students amongst the happiest in the UK

Students from the College of Humanities are amongst the happiest in the country, according to the latest results from the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014.

Honorary Fellow John Somers presented with American Higher Education Award

Honorary fellow and former Drama member of staff John Somers has received a prestigious Award for Leadership in Community-based Theatre and Civic Engagement from the US-based Association for Theatre in Higher Education.

Humanities disciplines bolster success in Times and Sunday Times League Table

All Humanities subjects taught at the University of Exeter are now ranked in the top 10, of the Times and Sunday Times University 2015 League Table 

RAW talent from Exeter’s Drama graduates

The RAW Emerging Arts Platform will showcase some of the most exciting drama graduate performances in the UK, at the Exeter Northcott Theatre, from 2 to 4 October 2014.

The College of Humanities maintains its strong position in THE World University rankings

Following the success of last year’s results, the College of Humanities has improved on its overall score this year and maintained its strong global position of 65th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Four Mobile Apps developed by College of Humanities researchers

Academic researchers from the College of Humanities have developed four distinct mobile app projects, reinforcing the College’s reputation as a leading centre for digital engagement, creative economy and knowledge exchange.

Ambition Is Critical

Exeter Drama Alumni present James Graham’s The Man on a short tour of the South

University of Exeter AHRC DTP Open Event

Later this month, the University of Exeter will host the AHRC DTP Open Event, appealing to those interested in applying for PhD funding through the AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership.

Humanities research rated world-leading and internationally excellent in latest national assessment

Over 75% of Humanities research at the University of Exeter has been rated as world-leading and internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).