Exeter’s only available libraries

In the early 19th Century, Exeter’s only available libraries were subscription-based, managed by book dealers. The Devon and Exeter Institution, established in 1813, aimed to cater to the city’s gentlemen with a focus on the arts and sciences of the West Country. However, it wasn’t until the mid-19th century that […]

The last Duel In Exeter. The Duel of Doctor Hennis – 1833

In the front of the burial yard of St Sidwells Church, just opposite the Monkey Suit can be found a restored tombstone to an Irish physician, Dr Peter Hennis. This is the final resting place of a hero of the Exeter cholera epidemic, and the victim of Devon’s last duel. […]

looking for storage solutions , which is best.

If you are a student in Exeter, you might be looking for storage solutions as you move between university halls or shared accommodation. Self-storage options may seem tempting, but there are several reasons why it’s better to use a student storage service, especially one that includes transport. Firstly, using a […]

Exam Dates for Exeter university Students

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught students The Exams section aims to help students and staff with any administration issues they may have relating to the three main exam sessions.  For further information and the online examination handbook please see https://www.exeter.ac.uk/students/exams/. Important dates for 2022/23: 2022/23 Exam dates: January exams = Monday 9th January […]

Exeter in April 1914 have things changed that much.

April 1914 was a time when the streets of Exeter were filled with young men causing a nuisance to others. It was a time when the city was grappling with issues. related to law and order, and incidents like the one involving the twelve-year-old boy with a gun only added […]