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Inspiring campuses and fantastic facilities

Want to study at a top UK university which provides a fantastic student experience? The University of Exeter will give you the best head-start with your career through excellent teaching and a great learning environment.

So what sets this university apart? It was ranked 1st in the International category, by over 20,000 students, in WhatUni’s Student Choice Awards 2015. It’s one of the top 1% of universities globally (THE World University Rankings 2014-15) and it placed 4th in the UK for student satisfaction of teaching quality in the National Student Survey 2014.

As a student here, you’ll benefit from this and much more, including the chance to live and study on one of the most beautiful campuses in Britain, with access to unbeatable facilities and resources.

  • Ranked 7th in the UK (The Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016) and equal third in the UK for high-quality facilities (Student Experience Survey 2015)
  • Exeter is one of the top 100 universities in the world (ranked 93rd The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015–2016).
  • 16th in the UK for world-leading research publications (REF 2014)
  • A member of the prestigious Russell Group, the UK's own 'Ivy League'
  • Sports University of the Year (The Times and the Sunday Times - Good University Guide 2016)
  • Exeter students are consistently among the most satisfied in the UK, according to the National Student Survey, with the University of Exeter ranking 3rd in the Russell Group in 2015
  • 96% of Exeter ‘s first-degree graduates were in employment or further study six months after graduating (HESA 2014)

In 2012, the University created the Forum – a beautiful £48 million centrepiece for the Streatham Campus which includes a Student Services Centre, refurbished library, retail and catering outlets and a 400-seat lecture theatre. Landscaped piazzas provide the perfect spot for students to meet and for events such as International Sports Month to take place.

The University of Exeter provides great study resources to ensure you have everything you need, including seven libraries set over the three campuses which are home to more than 1.2 million books and journals. You’ll also have access to over 19,500 e-journals, newspapers and reference works to enhance your studies.