A member of the Russell Group, the University of Exeter is one of the best public research universities in the UK. The university was formed in 1955, and currently has 25,263 students from more than 130 different countries, making it a top favourite with international students from diverse academic backgrounds. Over the years, Exeter has been voted one of the best places for international students to work and study at.
Campus and Facilities
The University of Exeter is spread across three campus sites — the main campus at Streatham (near N Park Road), St. Luke’s Campus (near Heavitree Road), and Penryn Campus (near Falmouth in Cornwall). Each of these locations offer lush, green campuses in some of the most picturesque parts of the country. The university has been awarded gold in the first Teaching Excellence Framework in recognition of the high quality of its teaching.
Faculty and Courses
With a global rank of 146 (QS World University Rankings, 2020), it offers more than 550 world-class degrees to choose from. The university offers students opportunities at undergraduate, postgraduate as well as research level with a wide range of subjects to choose from. The University of Exeter has six academic colleges, a research institute and centres which include Living Systems Institute, Global Systems Institute, and Environment and Sustainability Institute, amongst others.
Off-campus student accommodation
The university’s total student population of over 25,000 makes it challenging to secure accommodation on campus. This is why University Living offers safe and secure housing near the university of Essex, which drastically cuts down on commute time and expenses. Select your room type from furnished shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments that are not only easy on the pocket but also don’t make you compromise on comfort.
The accommodations are located within easy commutable distance from the university campus as well as the city centre. Once you’re there, sit back and enjoy modern facilities at your fingertips like state-of-the-art gyms, coin-operated laundries, awesome games rooms, large communal spaces to socialise, private study areas for late-night assignments, two-wheeler parking lots for your vehicle, and much more!
All of the properties in Exeter are connected to the entire city via public transport, with the nearest bus station just a few minutes away. There are buses at regular intervals that run extensive services throughout the day. Exeter railway station is located at the heart of the city, making it easy to explore the neighbouring cities during the weekends. When you are up for it, walking around the city and meeting new people along the way is another great way to explore the city.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the different types of accommodation?
University Living offers private accommodation close to universities with fewer restrictions and more options. Take your pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also offer short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programs.
What are the different types of rooms?
The major room types are:
Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces.
Ensuite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared.
Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.
How do I know my accommodation is safe?
All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has foolproof safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.
Does my accommodation offer meals?
Most accommodations are self-catered, but you can always ask the reception to connect you with local food delivery vendors!
Will I get cleaning and laundry services?
Most properties have on-site, coin-operated washing machines that make laundry a breeze. Students are expected to keep their rooms clean while common areas are looked after by maintenance staff at regular intervals. If you’re unwilling to get your hands dirty, contact the reception for professional cleaning services at an extra fee.
Is there Wi-Fi?
Yes, all our accommodation have strong internet connectivity.
Does my accommodation offer parking facilities?
Most properties have bike storage available. Please contact your Servicing Manager to request car parking facility.
What items should I bring while moving in?
Students are expected to bring their own bedding, kitchen utensils, cutlery, and bathroom essentials. If that’s too much, our good friends at UniKitOut will deliver all these and more to your UK accommodation even before you move in!
What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.
Where do I report any issues with my accommodation?
Please contact the on-site maintenance office or reception to report any issues.
Do I have to vacate my room during holidays?
Never. Your room belongs to you for the entirety of your tenancy period!