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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › ExeterExeter - Wikipedia

    Exeter ( / ˈɛksɪtər / ( listen)) is a city in Devon, South West England. It is situated on the River Exe, approximately 36 mi (58 km) northeast of Plymouth and 65 mi (105 km) southwest of Bristol . In Roman Britain, Exeter was established as the base of Legio II Augusta under the personal command of Vespasian.

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  2. Exeter ( /ˈɛksɪtər/ (?·i)) es una ciudad situada en Devon, Inglaterra. Tiene una población estimada, a mediados de 2020, de 133 333 habitantes. 1 Situada en el suroeste de la isla de Gran Bretaña, presenta un clima suave. Tiene murallas romanas y una catedral normanda. Índice 1 Historia 2 Edificios notables 3 Personas en situación de calle

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    Um 50 n. Chr. gründeten die Römer nach der Eroberung Britanniens unter Kaiser Claudius die Stadt Isca Dumnoniorum an derjenigen Stelle, wo sich bereits eine kleine Siedlung der keltischen Ureinwohner befand. In der Folge war Isca befestigter Hauptort des Stammes der Dumnonier. Zahlreiche Abschnitte der römischen Stadtmauer sind bis heute erhalten geblieben. Es gibt Überreste eines römischen Bades; wegen der unmittelbaren Nähe zur Kathedrale wurde es aber nur teilweise ausgegraben und ist nich...

    Mittelalter

    Um 410 zogen die Römer aus Britannien ab. Für die folgenden mehr als zwei Jahrhunderte liegt keine Überlieferung zur Geschichte Exeters vor. Im 7. Jahrhundert fiel die Stadt an Wessex. Um 680 fand hier der Bau eines angelsächsischen Klosters statt, in dem der heilige Bonifatius unterrichtet wurde. Die Dänen griffen das den Angelsachsen als Escanceaster bekannte Exeter 876 an und nahmen es kurzzeitig ein, aber Alfred der Große konnte die Eindringlinge bereits im nächsten Jahr wieder verjagen u...

    Frühe Neuzeit

    Noch mehrmals musste Exeter Belagerungen ertragen, so 1467 während der Rosenkriege, 1497 durch den Prätendenten Perkin Warbeck sowie 1549 durch Insurgenten aus Cornwall und Devon, die gegen die religiösen Reformen Eduards VI.aufbegehrten, während Exeter dem König treu geblieben war. Die Truppen Eduards VI. zwangen die Aufständischen, die Belagerung der Stadt nach etwa einem Monat aufzuheben. 1537 war Exeter eine selbständige Grafschaft geworden, blieb aber auch weiterhin Grafschaftshauptstadt...

    Nachdem im Jahr 1027 die Bistümer Cornwall und Crediton in Personalunion unter Bischof Lyfing von Winchester zusammengelegt worden waren, verlegte sein Nachfolger Leofric im Jahr 1050 den Bischofssitz nach Exeter und wurde erster Bischof der Diözese Exeter. Leofric begab sich unter den Schutz der Stadt, weil ihre Mauern besseren Schutz vor „Piraten...

    Zu den Sehenswürdigkeiten von Exeter zählen folgende Gebäude: 1. die Kathedrale St. Peter, errichtet ab 1112, nachdem der Bischofssitz vom nahe gelegenen Crediton (Geburtsort von Bonifatius, dem Apostel der Deutschen) hierher verlegt wurde. Vor der Kathedrale steht eine Statue von Richard Hooker, einem im 16. Jahrhundert in Exeter geboren anglikani...

    In Exeter ist vor allem Leichtindustrie ansässig. Es ist der Sitz des Met Office, des britischen Wetterdienstes, einer der größten meteorologischen Einrichtungen der Welt. Er wurde in jüngerer Vergangenheit von der Grafschaft Berkshirehierher verlegt.

    Der Hauptbahnhof ist Exeter St. David’s. Es gibt zwei Eisenbahnlinien nach London, eine schnellere über Taunton und eine etwas langsamere über Salisbury. Weitere Hauptlinien führen nordwärts nach Bristol und Birmingham sowie westwärts nach Plymouth und in die Grafschaft Cornwall. Exeter ist der Endpunkt der Autobahn M5aus Richtung Birmingham und Br...

    Einer der größten Arbeitgeber der Stadt ist die University of Exeter. Zu den bekanntesten Alumni zählt Joanne K. Rowling, die Autorin der Harry-Potter-Romane, die hier Französischstudierte. Die University of Plymouth hat hier einen Außenstandort. In Exeter befinden sich auch mehrere namhafte Sprachschulen. Seit 2004 ist Exeter Sitz des britischen W...

    Das Originalmanuskript eines der wichtigsten Zeugnisse angelsächsischer Literatur, das aus dem 10. Jahrhundert stammende Exeter Book, wird in der Kathedrale aufbewahrt. Das Exeter Book ist eines von vier Manuskripten, die zusammen praktisch die ganze erhaltene Poesie in Altenglischbeinhalten. Es enthält die höher bewerteten Kurzgedichte, einige rel...

    Exeter beheimatet neben dem unterklassigen Fußballverein Exeter City (2018/19 League Two = viertklassig) den Rugby-Union-Club Exeter Chiefs, welcher seit Beginn der 2010er Jahre zu den stärksten Clubs Englands zählt und die Englische Rugby-Union-Meisterschaft 2016/17 gewann. Heimspielort der Chiefs ist seit 2006 der Sandy Park. Exeter war unter and...

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    • 47,03 km² (18,16 mi²)
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    The university's origins can be traced back to three separate educational institutions that existed in the city of Exeter and in Cornwallin the middle of the 19th century.

    Streatham Campus

    Streatham is the main campus, sitting on a hillside one side of which looks down across Exeter city centre. The Independent has described the campus environment as "sublime". The campus has several galleries, including the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum. A Sculpture Walk includes pieces by Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth. There is a bar called the "Ram" and a bar (previously called the "Ewe") within a nightclub called the Lemon Grove (or "Lemmy"), both run by the Students' Guild. The campus host...

    St Luke's Campus

    St Luke's Campus is just over a mile from the larger Streatham campus and ten minutes' walk from the centre of Exeter. The campus is home to the largest academic school of the university, the Graduate School of Education. It shares the campus with the Department of Sport and Health Sciences. The future of St. Luke's Campus was the subject of a feasibility study in 2007, and a proposal was considered by the university to relocate one of the departments to the Streatham Campus to facilitate fut...

    Penryn Campus

    The Penryn Campus is a campus of the university in Penryn, Cornwall. The campus is part of the Combined Universities in Cornwall project, and is shared with Falmouth University. University of Exeter departments on the site include the internationally renowned Camborne School of Mines, whose graduates are highly sought after by mining and civil engineering industries as well as the renewable energy sector. Other departments at Penryn include the rapidly growing Centre for Ecology and Conservat...

    Governance

    The governance framework of the university is in its royal charter which was granted in 1955.The council is the university's governing body, with responsibility for institutional policies and financial, estates and legal matters. Academic governance is provided by the Senate which is responsible for teaching and learning, examinations and research. The chancellor is the chief ceremonial officer of the university and presides over occasions such as degree ceremonies. The vice-chancellor is the...

    Coat of arms

    The university coat of arms symbolises the university's historical associations with the locality. The triangular gold castle with three towers comes from Exeter's coat of arms and represents Rougemont Castle, as alluded to by the red background. The 15 gold bezants (Byzantine gold coins) that appear around the edge of the shield are from the arms of the Duchy of Cornwall and represent Cornwall, while the green cross on the white background is from the city of Plymouth's coat of arms. The the...

    Admissions

    Admission to the university is very competitive, with an average of more than seven students applying for every undergraduate place (2012/2013). Nearly half the number of undergraduate applicants (49%) apply with expected grades of at least three As at GCE Advanced Level (A-level) examinations (or equivalent). Exeter had the 13th highest average entry qualification for undergraduates of any UK university in 2015, with new students averaging 471 UCAS points, equivalent to AAAab in A-level grad...

    Research

    There are approximately 70 research centres and institutes within the university, including the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, the Institute of Cornish Studies, the Environment and Sustainability Institute and the Marchmont Observatory. The Centre for Leadership Studies, now part of the University of Exeter Business School, was established in 1997 as an institute for research and advanced study into leadership theory. It is the only specialist centre in...

    Rankings and reputation

    In the main rankings of universities in the United Kingdom the university is currently placed between 10th and 12th. In The Sunday Times 10-year (1998–2007) average ranking of British universities based on consistent league table performance, Exeter was ranked joint 26th overall in the UK. For 2016, it climbed to 7th place in the UK by The Times, 9th place by The Guardian and 10th place by The Complete University Guide. Entering the Times Higher Education World University Rankings Top 200 wor...

    Students' Guild

    Students at Exeter are represented by a Students' Guild, which has an active role in campaigning at local and national levels. It is run by four elected sabbatical officers who act as executive directors and trustees: Lily Margaroli (Guild President), Isabel Harrison (VP Opportunities), Bella Enoizi (VP Education), and Marion Ojua (VP Liberation & Equality).Additionally to this, there are eight non-executive directors, four of which are elected student trustees and the remaining four external...

    Sport

    The Exeter University Athletic Union (AU) is the organisation responsible for administering all aspects of sporting activity at the university. Activities range from recreational sport to competitive fixtures at local, regional, national, and international level. The AU is a separate body from the Students' Guild and is run by four members of staff based in the Athletic Union Office.The AU runs 50 Sports Clubs which have a combined membership of more than 5,000 students. An additional 3,000 s...

    Theatre

    The university has seven registered theatre societies which produce shows throughout the year, including Exeter University Theatre Company (EUTCo), Exeter Footlights, Exeter University Shakespeare Company, Shotgun Theatre, UoE Opera Society, Exeter Comedy Society, and Theatre with Teeth. The campus is home to the Northcott Theatre, where student societies such as EUTCo or the Exeter Footlights annually perform. In addition, the university regularly has a large presence at the Edinburgh Festiv...

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    Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Finance (Netherlands)
    Tengku Zafrul Aziz, Minister of Finance (Malaysia)
    Tito Karnavian, Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia

    In 2021, Annette Plaut, who had been a professor of physics at the university, was successful in claims against the university for unfair dismissal, victimisation, and harassment. In January 2022, the university was ordered to pay her just under £101,000 in compensation. The university said it would be appealing the decision to the Employment Appea...

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    Exeter is a community in the municipality of South Huron, in the southern portion of Huron County, Ontario, Canada, located approximately 40 kilometres north of London. The community proclaims itself the "Home of the White Squirrel", owing to the presence of the unusually-coloured mammals. Exeter's mascot, "Willis The White Wonder", can be seen at ...

    Exeter was first founded in the winter of 1832 by the Irish settlers James and Jane Willis accompanied by the explorer Sir Michael Jacques. By 1853, Exeter had grown into a community of over 300 with the help of Isaac Carling bringing immigrants from the Exeter and Devon areas of England. The original Carling homestead, a designated historical land...

    Exeter is located on the north-south Highway 4. At the north end of the community, Highway 4 intersects with County Road 83. This intersection of Highway 4 and County Road 83 is the busiest intersection in Huron County. Freight train service is provided by the Goderich-Exeter Railway, connecting to Canadian National Railway service at London, Strat...

    Exeter is home to many community organizations including: 1. The Cultural Collective 2. The Exeter BIA 3. The Exeter Lions Club 4. The Huron Waves Music Festival 5. The Exeter Farmers Market 6. The Independent Order of Oddfellows 7. The South Huron Hospital Foundation 8. The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority 9. The South Huron Community Choir...

  4. La Universidad de Exeter (en inglés: University of Exeter) es una universidad pública del Reino Unido. Está situada en la ciudad antigua de Exeter, Devon, en el sur-oeste de Inglaterra. Fundada en 1922 como "University College of the South West of England", recibió la Carta Real en 1955.

  5. Exeter, New Hampshire From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Exeter is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 16,049 at the 2020 census, up from 14,306 at the 2010 census. Exeter was the county seat until 1997, when county offices were moved to neighboring Brentwood.