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About us

CIOSS has members of staff supporting all aspects of the University behind the scenes, with the aim of enhancing the student experience and providing an environment that is welcoming, safe and inclusive.

CIOSS consists of three service areas: Estates Services; Commercial, Residential & Campus Services and Sport & Grounds in addition to the Sustainability team who deliver the University's Environment & Climate Emergency agenda. Within these areas we work across the University to provide high-level technical and operational support and services, some of which are highlighted below:

Estate Services

  • Campus Services Helpdesk
  • Engineering and Direct Works
  • Maintenance
  • Projects
  • Estate Management
  • Space Management
  • Sustainability

Commercial, Residential and Campus Services

  • Catering and retail e.g. Fresh ideas, cafes and shops
  • Event Exeter
  • Facilities Management e.g. porters, cleaners, transport/parking, mail room, receptions
  • Accommodation/Student Residences
  • Campus Security

Sport & Grounds

  • Sport facilities e.g. gyms, swimming school, tennis centre, cricket centre
  • Sport membership
  • Lessons/coaching
  • Fitness classes
  • Performance sport
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Salting and gritting
  • Litter management
  • Sports pitch maintenance
  • Tree and arboricultural works