Skip to main content

Summer 2024 in Exeter

Are you staying on campus in Exeter over the summer? If so, you may find the below information on opening times, services and events, available within the University, helpful.

Most facilities and services will be available as normal (following out of term opening hours). 

Over the summer there is a full programme of sport 'Pitch Up and Play' and Students' Guild 'Give it a go' sessions. Please see their websites for further details. More events will be added each week.  

Plus, feel free to check out the campus community gardens in Streatham (in the link, search "Exeter Community Garden" for more information) and St Luke's (in the link, search "St Luke's Volunteer Gardening Group (SLUG)" for more information), where you can join on Wednesdays or Saturdays.

For other local events in Exeter check the Visit Exeter webpage, and for volunteering activities visit our Community page.  

7-9 June all day 

Heritage Harbour Festival
Celebrate the maritime history of our Quayside at this free festival. 

Exeter Quay
8-9 June 12 noon -11pm

Exeter Respect Festival 
Free cultural festival. 

Belmont Park, Exeter
8 June 3pm

Bury Meadow Park Gardening
Gardening volunteers are needed. 

Bury Meadow Park, by the noticeboard/ entrance on New North Road side. 
9 June 10am

Bury Meadow Park Gardening
Gardening volunteers are needed. 

Bury Meadow Park, by the noticeboard/ entrance on New North Road side.
9 June 2pm

Polsloe Community Association
Litterpick, plant swap and park care. 

Priory Road Park
14-16 June All day event

Exeter Street Food Festival
Enjoy delicious street food from around the globe from over 25 food vendors. 

Northernhay Gardens
21 June 10.30-11.30am

Intercultural Café - Board games
Come and join the Transition and Integration team for a morning of board games. If you've got a favourite game, why not bring it along and teach it to the group?

La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
27 June 1-3pm

Exeter Cares Cuppas
Pop along to our Exeter Cares Cuppas for a FREE drink on us, a chat and even play a card game or two.

G48, St Luke's Campus
28 June 10.30-11.30am

Intercultural Café - Badge-making for Pride
Come design your own badge to celebrate Pride. 

La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
30 June 12.30-3.30pm

Jazz on the Quay - Riviera Ramblers
A fun and free afternoon of music to dance to and enjoy by the Quay. 

Exeter Quay 
4 July   Lammas Fair
Ancient procession of the Lammas Glove, the High Sheriffs Coach, dignitaries and schoolchildren down the High Street to the Guildhall dating back to Norma Conquest, more than 900 years ago.
Exeter City Centre
4-6 July

all day event

Exeter Crafts Festival
Enjoy over 100 stalls of artists and makers accompanied by music and drinks. 
Cathedral Green 
5 July 10.30-11.30am

Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced

La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus
7 July 12.30-3.30pm

Jazz on the Quay - Hothouse Combo
A fun and free afternoon of music to dance to and enjoy by the Quay. 

Exeter Quay
7 July 2pm

Polsloe Community Association
Litterpick, plant swap and park care.

Priory Road Park 
12 July 10.30-11.30am Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced
La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
13 July 3pm

Bury Meadow Park Gardening
Gardening volunteers are needed. 

Bury Meadow Park, by the noticeboard/entrance on New North Road side
14 July 12-4pm

Fore Street Flea
See Fore Street lined with stalls from independent businesses, local traders, and individuals selling their wares.

Fore Street 
19 July

10.30-11.30am

Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced
La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
21 July 12.30-3.30pm

Jazz on the Quay - Hothouse Combo
A fun and free afternoon of music to dance to and enjoy by the Quay. 

Exeter Quay
25 July 1-3pm

Exeter Cares Cuppas
Pop along to our Exeter Cares Cuppas for a FREE drink on us, a chat and even play a card game or two.

Greenhouse - Guild, Streatham Campus
26 July 10.30-11.30am Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced
La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
2 August 10.30-11.30am Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced
La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
4 August 12.30-3.30pm

Jazz on the Quay - Borderline Jazz Band
A fun and free afternoon of music to dance to and enjoy by the Quay. 

Exeter Quay
4 August 2pm

Polsloe Community Association
Litterpick, plant swap and park care.

Priory Road Park 
9 August 10.30-11.30am Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced
La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
11 August 12.30-3.30pm Jazz on the Quay - Borderline Jazz Band
A fun and free afternoon of music to dance to and enjoy by the Quay. 
Exeter Quay
16 August 10.30-11.30am Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced
La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
18 August 12.30-3.30pm Jazz on the Quay - Borderline Jazz Band
A fun and free afternoon of music to dance to and enjoy by the Quay. 
Exeter Quay
20 August 1-3pm Exeter Cares Cuppas
Pop along to our Exeter Cares Cuppas for a FREE drink on us, a chat and even play a card game or two.
Greenhouse - Guild, Streatham Campus
25 August

12.30-3.30pm

Jazz on the Quay - Riviera Ramblers
A fun and free afternoon of music to dance to and enjoy by the Quay. 

Exeter Quay
30 August 10.30-11.30am Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced
La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
1 September 2pm

Polsloe Community Association
Litterpick, plant swap and park care.

Priory Road Park 
6 September 10.30-11.30am Intercultural Café
Theme to be announced
La Touche, Building:One, Streatham Campus 
6-15 September   Heritage Open Days
Events happening all across the country. Opportunities to check out Exeter library's 'Special Collections' dating back to 1480 or try printmaking at the Phoenix.
 

Out of term opening hours:
SID: Monday – Friday,  09:00 – 17:00
Hubs: Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

The IT Service Desk will be open 08:00 – 18:00 Monday – Friday over the summer period. 

The Student Health centre will be offering NHS GP services to students from 8.30am – 6pm Monday to Friday except for Bank Holidays.

Please where possible continue to use Online Consultations and call 01392 6766676 if you have an urgent request. We can provide virtual appointments via the telephone or video and will arrange face to face assessments if clinically required.  St Thomas Medical Group | NHS GP Surgery

If you would like to request repeat medication please email d-icb.stthomasp@nhs.net detailing the medication you require. If you have not had the medication prescribed by the Student Health Centre team before, please send us an online consultation form.

Outside of these hours please phone NHS 111 for non-urgent medical advice. For medical emergencies please call 999.

International Student Support are available 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday (except on Bank Holidays) and can be contacted in the usual ways.

If your question can’t wait, why not browse through our most popular links to help answer your questions:

Wellbeing Services will be open 9-17.00 Monday - Friday throughout the summer period.

If you need help outside our opening times please refer to our Urgent Support pages

There is also a lot of information, advice and guidance on the University’sWellbeing and Support webpages.This includes apps, webinars and workbooks which you may find helpful. 

You an access a wide range of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy based support online through Living Life to the Full, including courses on low mood, anxiety and stress. You can access Living Life to the Full through our A-Z of support services.

All students have access to Togetherall which is an online support community, offering peer and professional support and is available 24/7, 365 days of the year.

Postgraduate research students can also access Spectrum Life for counselling and support .

If you are experiencing difficulties with your mental health and want to speak with someone urgently you can call First Response on 1111968708 First Response Service | DPT

You can also contact The Samaritans on 116123. Or 999 in an emergency.

Our Chaplaincy Team are offering Time to Talk sessions (one to one non-judgemental listening sessions) over the summer vacation. Click here to book a session. 

Outside of Time to Talk, students are always welcome to contact us over the summer by email on chaplaincy@exeter.ac.uk to arrange to meet with a Chaplain at a different time, in person or online / by phone.

Library help and support will be available throughout the Summer through our 24/7 chat service. Please follow prompts to 'Ask Us' on our webpages or email library@exeter.ac.uk

Forum Library remains open 24/7 throughout the Summer break, helpdesk open 10:00-16:00 Monday - Sunday, with the exception of the 26th August (bank holiday) when our helpdesks will close. 

Old Library remains open as usual.

St Luke’s library will be closing from Friday 31 May to September 2024

The closure will allow refurbishment work to take place, with a refurbished library reopening for the start of term in September. You’ll still be able to access all the library resources during this time. Your online library search remains available as usual.

St Luke’s print stock temporarily relocating to Old Library level -1 and Forum level -1

Items from St Luke’s library collection temporarily relocated to Old Library and Forum library can be requested using library search for collection at Cross Keys on St Luke’s Campus from 3 June to the conclusion of works in September. There will be a reservations collection point and borrowing and returns machine on 1st floor Cross Keys from 3 June.

 

For updates on the project please visit our St Luke’s libguide.

Vacation: 10am-3pm Monday to Friday

Closed: Bank Holidays and University Closure Days. There may be occasional changes to these hours due to Team Planning/Training days. 

https://www.exeter.ac.uk/students/careers/about/contactus/

Pitch up and Play: Summer programme+

We have a full programme of Pitch up and Play over the Summer Vacation. Free events but booking is essential. 

Sports Park (Streatham Campus), St Lukes Sports Centre, Outdoor Pool

Fitness Class timetables

  • We have many great  Fitness classes happening even though the Summer break at Streatham and St Lukes. 

The Estate Patrol Control Room is staffed 24/7 this includes the Summer vacation period. Estate Patrol Officers will be available to provide advice, direction and attend incidents as required. The non-emergency telephone line is 01392 723999, in cases of emergency individuals should contact the emergency services on 999 and then contact the Estate Patrol through their emergency line 01392 722222.  

Click here for further details on their services.

Residence reception opening hours can be found here

For full information on opening times for our shops and cafes on campus click here.