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Humanities continues to score highly for student satisfaction in National Student Survey 2016

Latest results in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016 show that the College of Humanities continues to score highly - with students among the most satisfied within UK universities. 

Humanities Success at the Teaching Awards 2016

The College of Humanities achieved fantastic success at the Teaching Awards 2016, with five winners and five runners-up, including Best Subject for English.

Entries are now open for the 2016 Paddon Award Arts Competition

The Paddon Award Arts Competition has returned for another year. In honour of the University’s Diamond Jubilee, the theme for entries for this year’s award is ‘Celebration’.  

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.

Successful trip to China results in a wide range of collaborations across Humanities and the University

Professor Emma Cayley, Dr Corinna Wagner, Dr Zhiguang Yin and Mr Richard Foord, travelled to China with the aim of deepening international cooperation.

Object Stories: Making Films with the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum Collections

Just launched on YouTube, the Object Stories Project involved the creation of short films, in which academics discuss how they use artefacts from the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum for their research.

Guardian ranking means Exeter now top 10 in all UK league tables

The University of Exeter has been ranked as one of the top 10 UK universities in the influential Guardian University Guide 2016.

All Humanities subjects placed in top ten of the Complete University Guide 2016

Disciplines from the College of Humanities have reinforced their positions amongst the best in the UK.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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 

South, West and Wales consortium awarded £14.2m to nurture next generation of arts and humanities researchers

The South, West and Wales Consortium, in which the University of Exeter is joined with seven other universities – has been awarded £14.2 million funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

World class research across the College of Humanities pushes us into the Top 100 THE global rankings

The College of Humanities has broken into the THE World Subject Rankings for Arts and Humanities at 65th place, showing the international reach of the College’s reputation and research. 

Humanities subjects placed amongst world’s best by influential international 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.

Teaching Awards success for Humanities

The College of Humanities was a big success at the Students’ Guild Teaching Awards, with four winners and two runners-up.

Humanities subject successes in the Complete University Guide

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.

Visiting the Liberal Arts in America

Professor Andrew McRae, Associate Dean for Education in the College of Humanities, visited Kenyon College in Ohio in March.

Exeter Teaching Awards nominees

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 Paddon Award - an arts competition

The University of Exeter is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2013 Paddon Award.

College professors appointed research strategy leaders

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).

Memories triggered by students reading to older people

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.

Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou to give inaugural lecture

Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou from Theology and Religion will be giving her inaugural lecture on Tuesday 8th May 2012 entitled ‘Waking the Dead: Religion, Secularism, and Coping with Corpses’.

The Bible on TV

A new television series includes the research expertise of Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou, a biblical scholar at the University of Exeter.

Bible’s Buried Secrets

In a challenging three-part TV series on BBC 2 Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou, Biblical Scholar and senior lecturer at the University of Exeter presents series of documentaries.

Exeter Humanities subjects ranked amongst very best in the world

The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.