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Exeter Halls resident

Exeter Halls (34 35 36)


c/o Lopes Hall
St German's Road
Exeter EX4 6TH

01392 725286

Exeter Halls key facts

Lopes Hall has 25 single and 32 twin standard rooms, all with washbasins except for one single and three twin rooms. There is approximately one toilet for four residents, one shower for nine residents and one bath for eleven students.

Ransom Pickard is an annexe of Lopes Hall with 42 single and 22 twin standard rooms. There is approximately one toilet for four residents and one shower for five residents.

Pennsylvania Court is an annexe of Lopes Hall with 177 single en-suite rooms arranged in clusters of up to nine rooms with a utility room.

Meals for Exeter Halls residents are served at Lopes Hall.

  • Oversubscribed residence. Approximately three applications per room
  • Undergraduates
  • 32 week contract period
  • 10 minute walk to centre of campus
  • Wifi
  • Study room in Lopes Hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Common room with television
  • Bike storage 
  • Adapted rooms
  • Close to the Cornwall House Music Practice Rooms
  • Residents must move out during the Easter vacation


Total room price per room for full contract length:

Catered Exeter Halls Twin standard £4,887.68 32
Catered Exeter Halls Single standard £5,261.76 32
Catered Exeter Halls En-suite £6,865.60 32

See how the cost of this residence compares with other residences on our 2015/2016 fees pages. 

Room details

Bed size

Exeter Halls has single beds (three feet wide) except Pennsylvania Court which has double beds (four feet six inches wide).  Please note one of the three accessible rooms in Pennsylvania Court has a single bed.

Room measurements

  • Lopes Hall:  single standard 3050mm x 3350mm, twin standard 3050mm x 5210mm
  • Ransom Pickard:  single standard 2670mm x 3810mm, twin standard 3860mm x 4030mm
  • Pennsylvania Court:  single en-suite (including bathroom) 2870mm x 5250mm

Please note that in some residences room sizes vary considerably and these measurements are a guide only.


Rooms in Pennsylvania Court are provided with a safe.

All bedrooms in catered residences have the following:

  • Bed, wardrobe, bookshelves.
  • Desk, chair, desk lamp or built-in lighting, noticeboard and waste bin.
  • Mini fridge
  • High speed wired and wireless network/internet and a telephone is available from StudentCom
  • TV is available via your computer - please note you will still need a TV Licence to watch live TV from any device.

For details of your room size and specifics of each residence please see the room details tab above.

If you are living in one of our catered halls (Birks Grange Village, Exeter Halls, Holland Hall, Mardon Hall and Moberley House) the sample menus below show what type of meals are available and when they are provided:

MealDay/timesSample menus

7:45 - 9.30am

Continental breakfast

8:00 - 11:00am

8.30 -11:00am

Brunch Saturday and Sunday:
11.15am - 13.30pm
Dinner* Daily:
17.30 - 19:15pm

To see which menus are being served this term, please visit the 'about catered halls' section of our website for further information.

If you have a commitment and are unable to attend the dinner service please use the replacement meal request form.

Weekday lunches can be purchased at one of our many catering outlets.

Vegetarian options are always available.

* A range of themed dinners also happen throughout the year.

All meals are included for residents of our catered accommodation (Birks Grange Village, Exeter Halls, Holland Hall, Mardon Hall and Moberly House).

If visitors or self catered students would like to eat at BGV the following rates apply:


 SC StudentsVisitor
Breakfast £3.75 £4.50
Brunch £5.50 £6.60
Dinner £6.42 £7.70
Formal Dinner £7.67 £9.20

Catered accommodation at the University of Exeter