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Joint statement from The SU, Exeter Guild, and UCU on protecting Exeter students' outcomes
Cara Chittenden, SU President Exeter 2020/21

Cara (SU President Exeter), Marz Najeeb (Exeter Postgraduate Education Officer), and Jack Wilkins (Exeter Undergraduate Education Officer) have written a statement alongside representatives from Exeter Guild and UCU regarding Exeter's policy on protecting student outcomes this year.

Falmouth Facilities Campaign update
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

Last week we published a copy of the letter which Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth, wrote to the Provost. Since then, the campaign to address Falmouth students' access to facilities has developed, including letters to students' local MP, the MP Education, and encouraging the Guild HE to lobby the government.

SU President Elections 2021 Candidate Announcement

The time has come to formally announce our President Elections 2021 candidates! Meet your candidates at, and keep an eye out for their manifesto announcements coming soon... (We’re excited, and you should be too).

SU Presidents launch #EaseTheFees campaign
SU Presidents 2020/21

Following feedback from many students who are dissatisfied with their higher education provision this year in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the SU Presidents have decided to launch an #EaseTheFees campaign.

SU President Falmouth launches Falmouth Facilities Campaign
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

SU President Falmouth, Lizzy Marshall, has worked with the Falmouth Education Officer and 42 additional student representatives to lobby the University to address students' inability to access facilities at this time.

Student representatives continue to make headway with No Detriment Policy
Cara Chittenden, SU President Exeter 2020/21

The student voice has proved to be louder than ever this year with student representatives contributing to top-level discussions, including the ongoing campaign for a No Detriment Policy.

Falmouth agree to No Detriment
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

Falmouth have agreed to a No Detriment Policy for Study Block 2.

New SU website now live!
Student accessing the SU website on a laptop

You might have noticed things look a little bit different around here. Welcome to the shiny new SU website!

No Detriment Campaign – Joint Students’ Union Presidents’ Statement
SU Presidents 2020/21

We are campaigning, using your feedback, for the Universities to protect students’ grades with a “No Detriment Policy”, or a suitable equivalent.

Rent Campaign – Joint Students’ Union Presidents’ Statement
President Student Experience Amelia Banton, President Falmouth Lizzy Marshall, President Exeter Cara

Due to the new Lockdown, you told the Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union that you were concerned about paying rent – either because you’re not currently using the room, paying rent in two separate places or the financial burden was massively affecting your wellbeing and ability to produce high quality work.

Your voice made a huge impact. Thanks to your growing momentum by speaking to the Presidents, Part-Time-Officers and by signing the Make A Change tab, both Universities have listened.

Penryn Produce is back on campus

Get your fresh local veggies for just £6 a bag. Pre-book your bag online.

Tom Jackson, Station Manager for Surf Radio, is Shortlisted in Prestigious Student Radio Awards
Tom Jackson, wearing covid-safe face covering, in front of Surf Radio Sign

On Thursday 22nd October, Tom Jackson, SU Surf Radio Station Manager, was nominated and shortlisted as "best newcomer" at the national Student Radio Awards; a prestigious annual awards ceremony run by the Student Radio Association and supported by BBC Sounds and Global. Winners will be revealed this Friday 6th November on the Student Radio Association's Facebook page via livestream.

Teaching Awards 2020 Winners Announced
Teachind Awards 2020

The winners of this year’s Teaching Awards for all staff across the University of Exeter’s campuses were announced via a video ceremony last night.

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