Students socialising at INTO Exeter

Living in Exeter

Exeter is a peaceful, scenic city in beautiful surroundings, with a rich heritage. You’ll be joining the university that more 20,000 students voted 1st in the International Category (WhatUni’s Student Choice Awards 2015), as well as living in a city that was voted the 4th happiest place to live in the UK (Rightmove Survey 2014).

Student-friendly, safe and easy to get around

Exeter is a great place to study. It’s consistently voted one of the best places to live in the UK and with good reason. Exeter packs a lot in despite its relatively compact size. So what makes Exeter great for students? Well, the great facilities on campus are just the beginning – you’ll find amazing natural scenery on your doorstep, plus a host of great shops, restaurants, bars and live events throughout the year, to ensure you’re never bored.

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Dive in to student life

The University of Exeter caters to a wide variety of interests, making it a great place to immerse yourself in a new culture, make friends and experience all that this area has to offer. Here on campus, you’ll find all you need to study, socialise, eat and drink, and keep fit. From social activities to multi-faith services and state-of-the-art sporting facilities, the university provides a fantastic experience for students.

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Students walking in INTo Exeter communal area

Exeter provides a fun, friendly and relaxed environment

Comfortable accommodation to help you feel at home

Where you live plays an important role in settling in and feeling at home. You can choose to live on-campus in INTO-managed accommodation or immerse yourself in the local culture by staying with a host family in the city. Whichever you choose, you can be sure that you’ll be settling in to a safe and comfortable environment.

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Cuisines to suit all tastes

Hungry? The university caters to international students from across the globe, ensuring there are always plenty of options to suit your taste. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, head into the city where you’ll find a wide range of restaurants and cafés to suit all budgets.

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Katya, Ukraine
"Exeter is a safe student city and it's really easy to walk everywhere. I've met people from all parts of the world here and built great friendships. " Katya, Ukraine International Foundation in Humanities, Law and Social Science