Fudan University in Shanghai is ranked as one of China's Top-10 research leading universities and is ranked 90th worldwide in the 2012 QS World University Rankings.
League tables published on Wednesday 8 May 2013 show that the University of Exeter features in the world’s Top 200 institutions in 16 of the 30 subjects featured in this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject.
The College of Humanities was a big success at the Students’ Guild Teaching Awards, with four winners and two runners-up.
The name of a Cornish literary festival may have changed, but the involvement of University of Exeter academics literary contributions has increased.
The University of Exeter moves up from 13th to 10th place in The Complete University Guide’s ranking of 124 UK universities for 2014, which was published on Monday 29 April.
A University of Exeter student has been named as the Arts and Humanities Undergraduate of the Year.
A unique collection of original nature poetry printed onto handmade cards the size of luggage tags from writers around the world will be exhibited on a wall outside Reed Hall on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus.
The Director of Education for English is key speaker on the ‘Changing Suburban Culture of Bangalore’, at Jain University in India
A national competition for the best undergraduate essay on any aspect of the American experience, from the perspective of history, literature, film, politics or any other related or inter-related discipline has been won by a University of Exeter student.
Professor Andrew McRae, Associate Dean for Education in the College of Humanities, visited Kenyon College in Ohio in March.
Thomas Hardy is one of the West Country’s most famous writers whose novels, such as Far from the Madding Crowd and Tess of the D’Urbervilles are internationally renowned.
The College of Humanities is delighted to announce that students have nominated lecturers and support staff from eight of our subjects as examples of excellence in teaching in the Students’ Guild annual Teaching Awards.
The College of Humanities is delighted to be hosting the international four-day conference at the University of Exeter, in April 2013.
The College of Humanities was delighted to host a visit by academics from Fudan University, China, earlier this month.
University of Exeter announces Medieval Studies AHRC-funded Collaborative Skills Development Programme
A unique collaboration with the University of Bristol creates an exciting series of workshops based at local heritage sites
Professor Adam Watt, of the Modern Languages Department, is to host a colloquium of academics from across the Humanities in Exeter and Bristol to discuss an ‘artistic annus mirabilis’, one century on.
Three new scholarships have been announced for a joint PhD programme starting in October 2013.
Once upon a time, is a classic opening phrase for children’s stories and the adventures they entail.
Screenplays of Laurence Olivier’s unmade film version of Macbeth, widely thought to have been lost, have been uncovered by a University of Exeter academic.
A series of open lectures will commence in January showcasing the University’s research to students across other degree paths
The College continues to invest in its Art History and Visual Culture research culture
The College of Humanities proudly welcomes Professor Maxine Chernoff, San Francisco State University, to read from her latest poetic works
The University of Exeter is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2013 Paddon Award.
Preventive medicine, cancer and body image are the issues which will be explored in a creatively focused event at the University of Exeter on 27 November.
The past and the present: collaborative student workshops in English explore Victorian Material Culture
A series of workshops have been devised to encourage third-year students to engage with Victorian material culture in one of the most direct ways possible – by creating their own.
Two academics from the College of Humanities have been appointed to lead themes from the University’s brand new research strategy for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS).
Long-forgotten letters, papers and manuscripts detailing the life and times of a heroic First World War poet have been discovered in a house in Gloucestershire which has remained virtually unchanged for 80 years.
Literature is being used to assist vulnerable and homeless people to view their past and future in alternative and more positive ways.
A collaborative event of poetry, photography and discussions exploring the issue of preventative medicine, cancer and our perceptions about the body, taking place on Tuesday 27 November.
Students from the University's English department are reading to people in residential care homes, as part of a project that uses literature as a stimulus for senior citizens.
English students on the University of Exeter’s Cornwall Campus are being provided with one-to-one advice from their peers
Two INTO University of Exeter students have progressed to the BA English after completing the new Introduction to Film and Literary Studies module.
Hilary Mantel CBE (Hon DLitt 2011), last night became the first British author and first woman to have won the prestigious literary award – the Man Booker Prize – twice.
One of the country’s most distinguished living novelists, University of Exeter honorary graduate Hilary Mantel, will read from Bring Up the Bodies, sequel to her Man Booker prize-winning Wolf Hall, at the University of Exeter on 11 October.
This year’s Exeter Poetry Festival includes a bumper crop of poets and writers from the University of Exeter’s Creative Writing programme.
The archive of a West Country author Ronald Duncan, who lived in north Devon all his writing life, has been acquired by the University of Exeter.
University of Exeter students, academics and local people are set to benefit from the acquisition of the library of the Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould.
Tom Murray, 2nd Year English and Film student, recently beat several hundred entries across the country to reach the shortlist at this years’ British Student Film Festival.
English PhD student Ginny Baily has won a major UK literary prize for her debut novel Africa Junction.
Dorset County Museum, the University of Exeter, and the National Trust are pleased to present the 2012 Thomas Hardy Public Lecture Series.
Lindsey Harris, a second year English student, has just been ‘Highly Commended’ at this year’s National Students’ Television Association Awards (NaSTAs).
Heritage, innovation and creativity will be explored in a one-day culture festival at the Cornwall Campus, Penryn on Sunday 20 May.
Congratulations go to staff within the College of Humanities who have been awarded in the Exeter Teaching Awards 2012.
The continuing success of the College of Humanities means we are advertising over 20 new academic posts at all levels.
Professor Gabriella Giannachi is leading an innovative Art Mapping project with Tate galleries and Horizon Research Institute.
On Friday 23 March, alumnus John O‘Farrell and Dr Paul Young, will join John Humphrys at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM).
University of Exeter students, alumni and staff have contributed to a new book of short stories about Devon.
The University of Exeter is marking the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’ birth, with an exhibition exploring his influence on British culture.
On 25 October, the University is pleased to welcome Professor Paul Muldoon, who will be visiting the Streatham campus to deliver a keynote lecture, ‘The University as Patron of the Arts’, to inaugurate the College of Humanities.
To mark the 20th anniversary of British film maker Bill Douglas’s untimely death in 1991 a conference is being held at the University of Exeter on 23 September.
The centenary of the birth of Cornwall’s most famous literary son, the author William Golding, will be marked by a major international conference at the University of Exeter’s Tremough Campus, Penryn 16 – 18 September.
A fashionable coastal town in Devon is hosting a literary festival from 16 – 18 September, to celebrate great literature, support and showcase new talent, and promote reading and writing.
The University of Exeter is to play a key part in a new Knowledge Exchange Hub which has been established to boost the region’s creative economy.
The College of Humanities pleased to announce the launch of three new BA Combined Honours degrees, enabling students for the first time to formally study Visual Culture and Art History as part of their undergraduate degree.
The past five years have seen a significant increase in novels focusing on climate change.
Devon seen through words, writing and literature forms part of a project called WordQuest Devon involving the development of a series of free public lectures on literary themes.
As part of the Daphne du Maurier Festival of Arts and Literature a series of special University of Exeter lecture sessions will be held at the Fowey Town Hall.
The themes of fashion and place will be explored at a one day culture festival at the Cornwall Campus, Penryn on Saturday 21 May.
The alumnus who brought hit television shows including Britain’s Got Talent has returned to the University to share his vast experience.
A debut novel which moves between Exeter and West Africa forms the basis of a story written by University of Exeter PhD student, Ginny Baily.
A prestigious Honorary Fellowship has been awarded to University of Exeter Professor Helen Taylor for her sustained contribution to American Studies.
On Friday 15th April the University of Exeter will host a free public exhibition as part of a project that examines the relationship between medicine and the modern arts.
The College of Humanities has recently announced three new scholarships for students studying the MA in Writing, Nature and Place starting this October.
The University of Exeter has a rich collection of literary papers by South West writers and associated literary organisations. On Friday 4 March Exeter will be hosting an event to celebrate the publication of three new works by Lawrence Sail, whose own archive of literary papers is held in the University’s Heritage Collection.
Researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of Exeter have been awarded a £406,828 grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for research into live art and performance archives.
The College of Humanities has been awarded 3 ESRC studentships in History.
Award-winning author Robert Shearman best known for his Doctor Who scripts is returning to his old stomping ground in Exeter.
World War One poet and composer Ivor Gurney (1890-1937) is one of Gloucestershire’s most famous sons. His works are now becoming available to the public following three years of extensive archiving.
For the first time rarely seen nineteenth century images about empire, the Great Exhibition and science are freely available for all to enjoy.
The drive to keep an important collection of original papers, adaptations and staging of Thomas Hardy's works by the Hardy Players in the UK and in the West Country is underway.
A rare opportunity to see some of the best Polish movies, documentaries and animations in Exeter will include screenings at the University of Exeter as well as in other venues around the city.
Dr John Sealey, film lecturer at the University of Exeter will be showing one of his films at a major exhibition in London which explores cultural diversity in contemporary society.
Award-winning author Victoria Glendinning will share her experiences of writing biographies at the University of Exeter.
Myths of haunted places and tortured souls roaming Cornwall are well documented in popular literature and magical goings on continue to thrive in modern folk lore.
Of the 2,400 people selected to participate in Anthony Gormley’s Fourth Plinth Exhibition in Trafalgar Square, a surprising number have come from the University of Exeter.
Riptide, a University based creative writing journal is launching its 4th volume of new short fiction on Wednesday 14 October.
In a series of letters, school students from Devon question Darwin’s ideas.
Darwin is best known for his contribution to science, while his influence on medicine and literature is less well known. As part of the bicentenary celebrations of Darwin's birth, a University of Exeter event will identify key areas of research, focusing on inheritance and on emotions such as empathy and sympathy.
Introverted, prone to dark periods of self doubt and mood swings are often used to describe growing teenagers; however the description equally portrays Shakespeare's Hamlet. English lecturers at the University of Exeter's Cornwall Campus held an Open Day for Year 12 students in Cornwall to explore the dilemmas of this tragic hero in a bid to encourage them to consider opting for a degree in English.
Medieval book experts are flocking to the University of Exeter for an international conference themed on the preservation, packaging and consumption of manuscripts and early printed books.
Devon born writer and poet, Patricia Beer is being honoured by the University of Exeter in a special event to mark the 10th anniversary of her death and the successful completion of a cataloguing project of South West writers.
Rebecca, Jamaica Inn and My Cousin Rachel are some of the great literary works by the famous English writer Daphne du Maurier, whose popularity and international acclaim are being used as a catalyst to promote and celebrate literature in and around the South West.
The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien’s popular literature will be explored at the University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus as part of a special Tolkien Day on Wednesday 13 May.
The University of Exeter has achieved a historic number of postgraduate awards from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Nobel Prize winning novelist and Cornwall’s most famous literary son, the late Sir William Golding, is being celebrated by the University of Exeter at a special memorial lecture on Thursday 5 March.
Heartfelt Valentines cards written by the Cornish poet Reginald John ‘Jack’ Clemo are being given a new lease of life thanks to the University of Exeter.