The Queen set to visit Exeter University

May 2nd: Her Majesty The Queen is set to visit Exeter to officially open the Forum.


Her majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh are set to visit the University on the 2nd May as part of the Diamond Jubilee Tour.

The Queen will officially open the forum, and thousands of students are expected to flock to campus to catch a glimpse of her majesty.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will meet University staff and students, plus representatives for the counties of Devon and Cornwall.

On the University website, officials describe the forum as ‘a new Student Services Centre, with a extended and refurbished Library, new technology-rich learning spaces, a 400-seat lecture theatre, retail and catering outlets, a landscaped piazza and a new University reception, ensuring the University of Exeter offers an outstanding experience for students.

The Forum is part of a £350million development programme across the University campuses in Exeter and Cornwall.

Members of the public are invited to visit the University, so expect a very full campus on the 2nd May!