Exeter University Women in Business Society


  • Exeter University Women In Business Standard Membership£15.00

About Us





Aims and Objectives:

  1. Promote, inform and support female students in their career aspirations, with a particular focus on excelling in male-dominated environments.
  2. Explore and engage both students and employers in the discussion about women in the workplace, the glass ceiling and the drivers behind a successful career.
  3. Increase engagement with our members by providing more regular even weekly events (including paid speakers, workshops and socials)
  4. Secure sponsors from a greater variety of industries and more opportunities to interact with companies

Expand our membership base with the aim of increasing our members from different faculties


Hello to our current Exeter students and our 2018/19 Fresher's!
As your President for the upcoming year - I am excited to welcome old and new members back to the XWIB community and to reveal what we have in store. This year will be packed full of academic and non-academic events, trips, joint society socials, dinners and balls. 

Myself and my wonderful committee have been working hard throughout the summer to expand our Sponsor base; and are excited to reveal to you all soon, our new 2018/19 Sponsors which we will be working with. With our dedicated Sponsor support, we can provide our members with a year of diverse and rich opportunities, regardless of your course or university year.

I hope XWIB serves as a friendly and welcoming community to you throughout the next year, and gives you the chance to explore your passions - whether these be career or women in the workplace orientated, and allows you to make friends and connections which you can take through university & through life after Exeter. We look forward to meeting you all! 

Tiana Fletcher (XWIB President) & the XWIB committee



XWIB is a community of like-minded, ambitious students who are interested in gaining more knowledge about the workplace. In 2017/18 we have around 400 members and hope to see this grow again this year. We aim to provide our members with the opportunity to develop personally and professionally, equipping them with skills to navigate male-dominated environments. We are open to all members of the university, irrespective of your course of study - women in business society isn't just for those who study business/law! Dedicated members of our committee will be working hard to make sure everyone has a place and feels included in XWIB, so whether you're an international student, a humanities student or just want to join to meet new people, XWIB is guaranteed to have something for you. We have lots of academic events planned for this year, as well as some amazing socials lined up for when you need that break from work!

To keep updated check out our Facebook page and give it a like, follow us on Instagram and add us on Snapchat! Or, if you've got a bit more time, take a sneaky peak at our website to find out more about us, our sponsors and our 2018/19 events.

- Tuesday 18th September @7pm, Monkey Suit
Free cocktails? The chance to hang out with your friends and make new ones? All courses are welcome! Meet us at the Ram, before we head on down to Monkey Suit where XWIB will be hosting their annual Fresher's Cocktail party! There will be money behind the bar, meaning there will be free drinks! 
Feel free to drop in, or to stay a while and chat to the committee/meet new people/find out about what we have planned this year. Post-cocktails some of the committee will be heading back to campus, or join the rest as they head out for more fab drinks, music and dancing! This will mark the start of a year packed with events, socials and trips - don't miss it and we can't wait to meet you!
Next event: FREE XWIB FRESHER'S BRUNCH, KINDLY SPONSORED BY ACCENTURE - Thursday 20th September @10:30am, Reed Hall
Come and join us for our fifth Freshers' Week Brunch! This year we hope to make the event bigger and better; hosted on central campus with professional catering, it's not to be missed! The brunch is free so come along to enjoy a range of food and drink as well as the optional chance to network with Accenture representatives. 
People from all courses are welcome to come along to meet the committee, find out about what we do and to meet other students. Bring your friends and your flatmates to enjoy this chill start to Freshers'! We look forward to meeting you all!!
2018/19 COMMITTEE:
  • President: Tiana Fletcher
  • Vice President: Emily Batchelor
  • Sponsorship Manager: Alana Gillard
  • General Secretary: Lizzie Simcock
  • Treasurer: Fiona Kerolli
  • Events Manager: Amber Davison
  • Social Secretary: Atousa Khajehpour
  • Publicity Officer: Sophie Rodger


Cocktail Evening
17th September 7pm - 11pm
Monkey Suit, Sidwell Street
20th September 10am - 1pm
Reed Hall
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