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University of Exeter Students' Guild news

National Care leavers Week 25 - 30 October 2021

Come and join us for coffee and cake this Wednesday!

 
A message from your Officers - Drink Spiking and Monday's Boycott

We are deeply concerned about the recent reports of drink spiking incidents...

 
What to do if you've been scammed

We've been made aware of some students being scammed when purchasing tickets for events...

 
Autumn Elections: NUS Delegation 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to influence for change on a national level...

 
Democracy Update

Keeping you up to date with our ongoing democracy and governance review

 
Resources for sexual health, pregnancy & contraception

Free advice and resources available to you as a student...

 
4 October 2021: Guild Statement on Students for Life Society

We are aware of the current discussion...

 
Guild Council (Democracy Update)

Guild Council agrees to employ a paid, impartial Chair for the meetings this year.

 
23 September 2021: Guild Statement on Politics Society

We are aware of the situation with Politics Society...

 
Keeping your money safe

As your student loan payments come in, keep an eye out for potential scammers

 
5 Top Tips for Budgeting at University

Learning how to budget well is a vital step to starting life at university.

 
Referred/Deferred Results Release

Congratulations on the release of results if you’ve recently completed your referred/deferred assessments

 
Supporting our Student Community

Offering support for our students affected by tragic events around the world.

 
Introducing Society Badges

We're excited to launch our brand new Society Badges scheme!

 
Care Leavers and Estranged Student Welcome Pack

We're offering extra support through our Freshers' Welcome Packs for Care Leavers and Estranged Students

 
Referred/Deferred Assessments

Wishing all students the best of luck for the Referred/Deferred Assessment period.

 
Freshers' Fair 2021: Student Committee Planning
hindu society committee members at Freshers fair

If you want a stall at the Freshers Fairs taking place on St Luke's and Streatham, we need to hear from you!

 
Sunday's goodbye!

A goodbye blog from Sunday, Guild President

 
Farewell from Penny!

VP Education 2019-2021 Farewell Blog

 
Goodbye from Liv!

A goodbye message from Liv, VP Activities

 
Goodbye from Ruby!

Goodbye from Ruby, VP Welfare & Diversity

 
St. Luke's Town Hall

Meeting notes from the St. Luke's Town Hall on 8 June.

 
Teaching Awards - Winners!

Find out who won a 2021 Teaching Award...

 
Results and Appeals

All you need to know ahead of results being released on Monday 28 June.

 
Drop-In Vaccinations!

Vaccinations available on Streatham on Friday 9 July

 
Your Officers making policy changes happen!

New Drugs and Alcohol Policy passed by University Senate

 
Teaching Awards 2021 – your shortlist!
Teaching Awards 2021

We’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the Teaching Awards 2021!

 
2020/21 – What a year!

Rounding up the academic year!

 
Covid Vaccinations

All Exeter students are now eligible for vaccination!

 
Democracy and Governance Update: Student Trustees June 2021

Student trustees play a key role on the board, bringing the voice of current students to the governing body...

 
Content Creation Opportunity!

Want to be the face or voice of our Freshers' communications? We've got the perfect opportunity for you!

 
Return to Activities Update

Our own roadmap to returning to activities on campus safely based on the Government’s guidance...

 
Guild Awards 2021 Winners

We're delighted to announce your Guild Awards 2021 winners!

 
Guild Articles of Association

We want to hear from you- take a look at our Articles and feedback your thoughts...

 
Elections 2021: Subject Chair Results

Results are in, and we can announce your Subject Chairs!

 
Updates from Nadia, Doctoral College Officer

An update on Nadia's latest and upcoming projects!

 
Guild Awards 2021 – The Nominees!

We're delighted to announce the nominees for the Guild Awards!

 
PGR Student Support

VP Education co-writes letter in support for PGR students

 
Support for our student community

We are here to support members of our student community who are impacted by the current crisis in Palestinian territories...

 
Coronavirus Testing

As restrictions continue to ease, remember to make use of the free testing facilities on campus!

 
Subject Chair Candidates Announced
subject chair elections 2021

Nominations in our Student Elections have now closed. We’re delighted to announce the candidates!

 
Exehale is here!

We're so excited a new space has be opened dedicated to your wellbeing.

 
Support for Care Leavers Recognised Nationally

The work of our Advice Service in supporting care leavers has been highlighted in a national case study!

 
Open Feedback

We're pleased to be launching the brand new Open Feedback!

 
Exceptional Circumstances Policy

If you've been impacted by Covid-19 for a significant period, this may be considered during marking.

 
Your Students' Guild on St. Luke's

An update on the plans for your Students' Guild on St. Luke's campus.

 
St. Luke's Wins

Some recent positive news for the St. Luke's campus!

 
The National Societies & Volunteering Awards

Exeter groups nominated for national awards!

 
BMBS Student Update

An update on the support available for BMBS students from your Students' Guild and Falmouth and Exeter Students’ Union.

 
Everyone's Invited Statement

Response from Sunday, Guild President, to Everyone's Invited.

 
#EaseTheFees

Your Students' Guild is joining the #EaseTheFees tuition fee compensation campaign!

 
Easter Break Closure

Your Students' Guild is closed from 2-7 April!

 
Elections 2021 Results

Your student leaders 2021/22

 
Guild response about recent sexual assaults on our Streatham campus

We are deeply affected by this incident involving members of our community...

 
Elections 2021: Voting is now closed

The total number of votes cast across all posts in this election was 24,532...

 
We Stand in Solidarity

The issue of violence against women has been brought to the forefront of our minds...

 
Students' Guild App!

We're so excited to be launching our app...

 
Elections 2021: Be Kind

Candidates put themselves forward for election because they want to make Exeter better for you....

 
Events and Support for Students in Halls

We know that it’s been a challenging couple of weeks for you with being displaced by the WW2 bomb...

 
Update on Digital Event Protocols and External Speaker Policy Review

Freedom of speech has risen to the forefront of many discussions around universities recently...

 
Your Students’ Guild to Campaign for Tuition Fee Compensation

Guild Council votes in favour of campaigning for tuition fee compensation

 
Extended Nominations for Subject Chair Positions

Improve your course and nominate yourself by Weds 3 March 16:00

 
Democracy and Governance Review Update February 2021

Our Memorandum and Articles of Incorporation (M&A) are also being reviewed, find out what that means...

 
Wellbeing Week Reflections

I wanted to make sure that I was addressing welfare issues that often do not get the attention that they desperately need...

 
Sustainability Week 2021

Will include a range of events and activities to encourage everyone to consider a range of environmental issues...

 
Making our website more accessible
Guild logo

We are working hard on improving and developing our communications to be more inclusive and accessible...

 
Movember success for Exeter!

Exeter students recognised for incredible £200,000 Movember effort!

 
New CLES College Officer Announcement
Hope Francis smiling

Hope Francis has been successfully appointed to the role...

 
Collegiate Rent Reduction- Apply by 31 Jan

Offering further unprecedented financial measures to support students...

 
Democracy Review Update Jan 2021
Liv smiling in the sunshine outside Devonshire House

On 22 January we announced the first phase of the changes we’re making to our democracy...

 
Protecting Student Outcomes: Joint Statement

A joint statement from the Students' Guild, The SU, UCU and Students for Academic Mitigation.

 
We’re here to support you!

A reminder of the support and help we can provide you as student leaders...

 
Russell Group Presidents Call for Additional Support

Sunday joins other Russell Group SU Presidents in writing to Russell Group Vice-Chancellors for immediate action to support students

 
Unite Students to reduce rent by 50% 18 Jan-14 Feb

Please read the below information carefully to understand if you are eligible and to find out what happens next...

 
CLES College Officer Recruitment

Be the voice for students in College of Life and Environmental Sciences

 
Letter to Ben Bradshaw MP

A letter to Ben Bradshaw MP from Sunday asking for additional support for students

 
University Accommodation Waiver Win!

We are very happy to hear the University have listened to your concerns...

 
January Lockdown Information

University and Guild Updates, as well as other important info...

 
Elections 2021: Change of Dates

We're pushing back the dates of the 2021 Elections...

 
2020 Officer Wins!

Looking back at some of the incredible work from your Full-Time Officer team in 2020!

 
Winter Break Closure Information

The Students’ Guild Officers and staff will be taking a break over Christmas...

 
Move Smart is here!

Today we’ve launched our new housing campaign...

 
3 Top Tips to Becoming a Better Ally for People with Disabilities

Moving forwards on issues such as ableism and inaccessibility is having the support of allies...

 
Travel Window - Everything you need to know!

Important information to help you get ready for the 3-9 December travel window.

 
Doctoral College Officer Election Result

Find out who has been elected Doctoral College Officer...

 
Estrangement Support for Students

Estrangement, and the support offered by the University of Exeter and the Students’ Guild.

 
Doctoral College Officer Candidates Announced

Candidates for the upcoming Doctoral College Officer election announced!

 
President Leads Panel

Sunday recently organised and chaired a session on campus free speech

 
Coronavirus Update 3 November

Find our update on student activities, how we're operating and more with the new lockdown...

 
Doctoral College Officer - Formal Notice of Poll

Formal notice of poll for the Doctoral College Officer election

 
Autumn Elections 2020

Exciting opportunity for CLES and Doctoral College students to stand for College Officers...

 
Commercial Transfer Update 27 October 2020

University will take over the outlets from Sunday 1 November...

 
Autumn Elections 2020: Formal Notice

Here you'll find our formal notice for our Elections this term...

 
Black History Month

Find out more about BHM 2020...

 
Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020

Find out what the University has planned for this week...

 
World Mental Health Day 2020

Join us in showing support for mental health!

 
5 Wellbeing Tips for Freshers'

Wellbeing tips from Ruby Jones

 
Bittersweet News - VP Postgraduate

We're sad to announce Josip Martincic will be leaving his role as VP Postgraduate.

 
Update on Guild Representation

An update on the Guild's representation structure for the 2020/21 academic year

 
Staying Safe on Campus

How we can all fight the spread of coronavirus on campus

 
New welcome package for care leavers and estranged students

Extra funding announced for care leavers, care experienced students and estranged students

 
Guild Statement on Debating Society 23 September

Updated statement from the Students' Guild regarding the Debating Society event

 
Cancellation of Four Virtual Events

Four virtual Freshers' events have unfortunately been cancelled

 
Vox Unconference

Full-Time Officers took part in Unconference 2020.

 
Advice Service Closure

Advice Service closure from 7-14 September

 
#ShareTheMicNow

Exeter FemSoc amplify the voices of Black Women at Exeter with #ShareTheMicNow

 
Guild Changes Statement 25 August 2020

Following a series of significant decisions and discussions with the University...

 
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity: towards change and security

Sunday Blake on the recently announced Guild changes

 
Freshers' Hub Live

Check out our events, activities, student blogs and more...

 
We now have over 300 Societies

Societies Council have voted to affiliate an amazing 48 over the course of the year.

 
Unofficial Freshers' Events

Important information about unofficial Freshers' events.

 
You haven't seen the last of me!

Reflecting on the past year from your 2019/20 VP Postgraduate

 
#BleedGreen: Go Green Week 2020 Round Up

We have come to the end of Go Green Week 2020 but that doesn't mean the green should nor will stop.

 
Full-Time Officers looking out for you!
President and VP Postgraduate

Exam season can be a bit of a minefield with so many rules!

 
Teaching Awards and Guild Awards Nominations Open
Guild Awards

There's still to nominate someone amazing...

 
Statement on Online Harassment During Guild Student Elections

We have been disappointed to see a large number of posts on social media attacking personal characteristics of students standing and campaigning in the Student Elections.

 
President negotiates extension to compensation scheme

Find out more about the Industrial Action Compensation Scheme extension...

 
Update from VP Postgraduate Sunday Blake 23 March 2020

I keep finding myself reflecting on our unofficial slogan, “Bleed Green"...

 
Guild Update: Coronavirus 16 March 2020

Important update regarding the developing situation following the PM's announcement...

 
VP Postgraduate Withdrawal

Zhenxian Lu, candidate for VP Postgraduate, has withdrawn from the Elections.

 
Reduced Penalty for Late Submission

A huge win from your VP Education!

 
Teaching Awards 2020 Shortlist Announced

Find out who has been shortlisted at College-level in our Awards...

 
Guild Supporting NUS' Safety Net Campaign

In line with Guild Council’s stance in support of tuition fee reimbursement as voted on 25 March...

 
Contemporary Choir Macmillan music video

Guild society Contemporary Choir have raised over £8,500 since September!

 
Black Lives Matter
#BlackLivesMatter

We would like to offer you solidarity and we are here for you, please read our statement for more information...

 
12 months in (Sabbatical) Office

A goodbye from your Guild President 2019/20

 
Guild and ECU Statement 14 February 2020

With all events where an external speaker is invited on behalf of the Students’ Guild...

 
An honest goodbye
Katie Heard, VP Welfare

From your VP Welfare & Diversity 2019/20

 
Response to Medical Societies Officer Open Letter

Students' Guild response to an open letter from the Medical Societies Officer

 
Guild Submitted NUS Motion for International Students

Patrick, Guild President, shares the exciting news that it was passed! Find out more details here...

 
Student Volunteering Week 2020 Round Up

Find out more about what happened during our Volunteering Week...

 
Introducing New Guild External Trustees

The Guild has successfully recruited three new External Trustees

 
Teaching Awards 2020 Winners Announced
Teaching Award winners

Out of 1,600+ nominations, who were the winners on the night...

 
NUS Liberation Review

Last month Exeter were represented by 5 delegates at the NUS Liberation Conference

 
Guild Awards 2020: Winners Announced
Guild Awards Winners

We’re delighted to announce the winners for the Guild Awards 2020!

 
Response to Learning to Unlearn Open Letter

Our response to the Learning to Unlearn open letter, written and signed by University of Exeter students

 
Guild Awards - Shortlist Announced

Shortlist announced for the 2020 Guild Awards!

 
CEO and Director Changes

There are some significant staff changes in the senior management team at the Guild. Please read on for more information.

 
Furlough

Due to the ongoing circumstances surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to furlough a number of staff to protect the Guild.

 
NUS Liberation Conference 2020

Students' Guild to send a party of five to the NUS Liberation Conference

 
Music Week 2020 Cancellation

We regret to announce we've taken the difficult decision to cancel Music Week 2020.

 
Guild Officers: Coronavirus Statement 13 March 2020

We, as your Full-Time Officer team and an organisation,...

 
University Summer Assessment Update 3 April 2020

The University of Exeter have released further information in relation to the summer assessment period...

 
UCU Strike Announcement February 2020

Additional strikes have now been confirmed to be taking place for 14 days within the dates 20 February to 13 March.

 
Summer Examinations Policy Announced

Penny Dinh, VP Education, details the summer examination policy she helped to develop!

 
Candidates Announced

Nominations have closed for our annual Student Elections.

 
Wellbeing Week Round-Up

Mental Health and Wellbeing Week was held during the last week of January 27th-31

 
Go Green Week

Monday 10th of February saw Go Green Week kick off throughout the campus and wider community

 
Eating Disorders Awareness Week

This Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020 (EDAW) we aimed to open up the conversation around eating difficulties.

 
Social Distancing Advice

Advice on social distancing from your VP Welfare & Diversity, Katie Heard!

 
Guild Donates Potnoodles

We're donating a large number of pot noodles to the Residence Life team to give students in halls! ??

 
Exeter Respect on Campus Postponed

Exeter Respect on Campus to be postponed due to emerging coronavirus situation.

 
Student Volunteering Week: YMCA Society

This year, YMCA Society have worked to organise their participation in the 10th annual YMCA Exeter Sleepeasy...

 
Student Volunteering Week 2020

Student Volunteering Week is here! Find out what it's all about and how you can get involved!

 
Election 2020 Results

We are delighted to announce the results of our 2020 Student Elections!

 
February UCU Strike Poll Result

Results from the student poll for the upcoming UCU industrial action

 
How The Guild Went Green

We're committed to being a more sustainable, green organisation. As part of Go Green Week, find out more about what we've done so far and what we plan to do!

 
LGBTQ+ History Month

A month of celebrations for LGBTQ+ History Month

 
Connecting St. Luke’s to Streatham
St Luke's building

Fantastic news about the launch of an intercampus shuttle service

 
Brexit Information For Students

Important information and support for students

 
Refreshers' Week Round Up

An amazing week for Refreshers' Week 2020 - read all about it!

 
Student Elections: VP Activities

What's it like being VP Activities? Find out from Liv!

 
Student Elections: Guild President

Hear from Patrick about what it's like to run for and be Guild President

 
Best of 2019

Looking back at some of our highlights of 2019!

 
Council and Officer Review

Update following the Officer Review

 
Societies Council - Term 1 Update

A busy term 1 for Societies Council

 
Festive Holiday Closures

Opening hours for outlets, services and places during the Christmas vacation

 
Climate Emergency: A step in the right direction

Patrick Hoyle, Guild President, on a ground-breaking climate change decision

 
UCU Strike (25 Nov-4 Dec) Comes to an End

The UCU strike period has now come to an end, however action short of a strike (ASOS) is still underway till April 2020.

 
UCU Strike Poll Result

78% of students support the cause of the UCU strike

 
Welcome Team Awards 2019

On Tuesday evening, we celebrated the incredible achievements of this year’s Welcome Team.

 
UCU Ballot Result Announced

The Students’ Guild’s next steps following the University and Colleges Union’s (UCU) decision to take industrial action.

 
Why is our University curriculum so white?

Students Gather to Discuss the Issue of the Lack of Non-White Academics within the University Curriculum.

 
Academic Rep Conference Success

Last Wednesday VP Education, Penny Dinh, hosted our annual Academic Rep Leadership Conference.

 
Tar Barrels 2019

Remember remember the 5th November… Tar Barrels tickets now on sale!

 
Election 2: Results

Congratulations to our winners, and thanks to all candidates for taking part!

 
St. Luke's Hours

The Guild's membership services and Student Leaders are going to be on St. Luke's every week. Find out when!

 
Big Society Hello 2019

Another fantastic Big Society Hello in the books! A thank you from your VP Activities.

 
Election One: Results

Results from Election One

 
Staying Safe Out and About

Keep yourself safe when out in Exeter

 
Election 1: Your candidates

Details of your Election candidates

 
Freshers’ Week 2019 – What a week!

A round-up of an action packed Freshers’ Week 2019 to kick off the year

 
Cancellation of Freshers' Ball

Information on the cancellation of Freshers' Ball, including refunds

 
Freshers' Fair Shuttle Bus

Find out what times you can take the shuttle bus between St. Luke's and Streatham during the Freshers' Fair

 
Postgraduate Coffee Mornings Success

VP Postgraduate Sunday Blake had a great time meeting you all (although a certain four legged lady won her heart!).

 
The Depot: Information for affected students

Information and advice following delays construction at The Depot

 
Summer Adventure 2019

Exeter Student Volunteers welcomed around 50 Young Carers to Summer Adventures, a project aimed at providing much deserved respite

 
Exeter RAG announces Events Fundraising Total!
RAG Raised Money

Exeter RAG have raised an incredible £21,887.67 for their two nominated charities for 2018/19: Pete’s Dragons and Nightstop Devon, Julian House!

 
Forum Hill Crossing

A new student-crossing at the base of Forum Hill

 
Exam Results Appeal Advice

Need to appeal your results? Find out about the 10 day deadline and more

 
ESV’s Summer Adventures Committee!

Applications are now open for ESV’s Summer Adventures Committee!

 
Exeter Grad Ball; Partying through to the next chapter

With fairground rides, DJs, bars, silent disco and much more, this year’s Grad Ball had plenty to suit a huge variety of tastes.

 
Societies Officer Election 2019

We are delighted to announce the Societies Officers for the 2019/2020 academic year!

 
Welcome to our New, Elected Officer Team

The Officer Team for 2019/20 includes: Patrick Hoyle, Liv Harvey, Katie Heard, Penny Dinh and Sunday Blake.

 
Society of the Month

Exeter University First Aid Society wins Society of the Month for January

 
Pete’s Dragons donated £1,443 from Market Place

Pete’s Dragons, one of the fundraising charities chosen by students for 2018/19, has been donated £1,443 by the University’s Market Place.

 
Cancellation of Performance Showcase

Exeter Respect on Campus Showcase Cancelled

 
Exam Mitigation

Information about exam mitigation help

 
SuicideTALK a success

SuicideTALK training session at Streatham

 
Sabbatical Induction and Training Event

Two days of discussions, training and networking

 
Apology for NUS Delegate Statement

Students' Guild issues apology for previous statement regarding NUS Delegate Jack Morewood

 
Students’ Guild Appoints New Chief Executive

Joff Cooke announced as new Chief Executive

 
Music Societies Officer Elections

We are delighted to announce the winner of the Music Societies Officer Elections!

 
Exeter Rag Takes to the Skies

Last week, 9 daring members of RAG completed a skydive all in aid of MIND!

 
Guild Awards Shortlist

Shortlist for Guild Awards 2019 Announced

 
RAG Fashion Show

RAG’S Exeter University Charity Fashion Show (XCFS) a success!

 
Guild Awards 2019 Winners

This year's winners – a time to celebrate

 
Teaching Awards 2019 Results

Rounding up a fantastic evening at Teaching Awards 2019

 
Clear Lettings Advice

Advice for Students renting from Clear Lettings Limited (Trading as Clear Property)

 
Candidates Announced

Sabb Elections 2019 Candidates Announced

 
Notice of Election

Notice is hereby given that elections for Music Societies Officer position

 
Notice of Election

Notice is hereby given that elections are to be held for the following positions at the University of Exeter Students’ Guild:

 
St Luke's Representation Consultation

Have a say on the future of the Guild @ St. Lukes

 
Law Society Committee Elections

Results of the University of Exeter Law Society Committee Elections

 
Part Time Roles

Part Time Candidates Announced

 
Chinese New Year

Guild helps support Exeter's Chinese New Year Celebrations

 
Notice of Referendum

The official notice of a referendum, which include the key dates and other information.

 
TA2019: Shortlist

Teaching Awards 2019 Shortlist

 
Big Society Blowout

Results from this year's Big Society Blowout

 
Statement on Delegate Reinstatement

Statement from the Students’ Guild following the suspension and reinstatement of NUS Delegate Jack Morewood

 
Teaching Awards 2019

A great year for nominations for teaching awards 2019

 
Winter Graduation 2018

Winter Graduation a hit

 
Pet a Pooch

Pet a pooch at Streatham & St Luke’s!

 
PGT Executive Update

An update from the latest PGT Executive meeting

 
St Luke's Council Update

An update from the latest St Luke's Council

 
Santander Presents ‘For Your Eyes Alone’

Santander Presents ‘For Your Eyes Alone’ on Monday 3rd December

 
VP Welfare and Diversity Visits Auschwitz

As part of a wider group taking part in the Lessons from Auschwitz Universities Project

 
Welcome Team Awards

Student Activities Team hosted the annual Welcome Team Awards this week

 
Print Room Update

New Paper in the Print Room

 
Tar Barrels 2018

Bonfire nights in Devon are more than just fireworks – we have flaming tar barrels.

 
Widening Participation

We're here to help

 
Jailbreak Is Back

Exeter RAG’s biggest event is back!

 
Election Results

Results of the last election

 
The Great Debate Tour

The Great Debate Tour visits campus

 
DAY 5: RAG CHALLENGES

Day 5 of RAG’s 5 international challenges are now open

 
DAY 4: RAG CHALLENGES

Day 4 of RAG’s 5 international challenges are now open

 
DAY 3: RAG CHALLENGES

Day 3 of RAG’s 5 international challenges are now open

 
Do you know about the Postgraduate Society?

Introducing Exeter's Postgraduate Society.

 
World Mental Health Day

Helpful information from Nightline

 
Celebrating student hubs

Amory Hub officially opens today

 
Politicians visit campus

Anna Soubry, Chuka Umunna, and Amelia Womack visited campus today

 
Freshers & Returners Ball 2018

Over 1,500 students attended the Freshers’ and Returners Ball

 
BBC Music Day

XMedia is joining with BBC Introducing to put on a thrilling night of live local music

 
Appeal Deadlines

Useful information about appeals.

 
Freshers' Arrival Weekend

A top night at the Lemon Grove’s Welcome to Exeter party

 
Summer Adventures 2018

An update on Summer Adventures 2018.

 
 

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