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Community Liaison Manager

Rory Cunningham is the Community Liaison Manager for the University, promoting positive relationships between student residents and permanent residents living in communities surrounding the Streatham and St Luke’s campuses.

This role evolved from ongoing partnership work of the University, Exeter City Council, Devon and Cornwall Police and Exeter's Students' Guild.

Tel 01392 723721

Community Liaison Team

To raise queries with our Community Liaison Team (non emergency)
Phone 01392 723721 Email

Estate Patrol Exeter

The University's Estate Patrol provides a 24 hour service on campus. They deal with matters of security and safety and can be called to report or discuss off-campus incidents involving students. Estate Patrol can be contacted at any time on 01392 263999.

You can find out more information on the Security webpages.

The University in the community

We provide information and guidance for students living and socialising off-campus, also information for permanent local residents who live alongside students and have an interest in the University's development.

We understand that social differences between students and permanent local residents can sometimes cause tension. We believe that such tensions can be resolved when there are more opportunities for communication and meaningful engagement. The University's Community Liaison Manager works to enhance relationships with local communities.

The University also provides many services and facilities that are available to members of the public, contact us directly to find out more. 

Community Warden News

Security Marking service available to students

Keep your valuables safe with our free security marking service. Your student Community Wardens can help you register your items and provide advice on how to keep your valuables safe. This service will improve your chance of getting your valuables back if in future they are lost or stolen.
We will be occupying the Exehale room every Tuesday during term from 18th January (except for 1st February) at 4:30-6pm. You can contact our team for more information.

Bin Audit

Are you a student living in the city? Our Community warden team will be knocking on doors in your neighbourhood over the next few months to help keep your street clean. Whether by offering advice for missing bins or how to dispose of waste properly to supplying a seagull deterrent bag for your household. We also offer a free bin stencilling service (bins with stencilled house-numbers are less likely to be stolen!) If you have any queries look out for our team or email us.

Flatmate Finder 

Meet other students looking for people to live with next year at our speed date-style event. We'll provide some activities to help you break the ice.

Join us at:

Can’t attend in person? Email Student Guild Advice Services or our team to discuss access options.

Student Community Wardens

Student Community Wardens encourage the integration of students as active citizens and facilitate the work of the Community Liaison Officer. Student Wardens work closely with the Students’ Guild, local Police and City Council to support fellow students living off-campus.

There are three Student Community Warden teams. The Exeter East, West and Central Teams provide a supportive presence to students living across the wards of St James, St David's, Pennsylvania, Newtown and Polsloe.

Wardens conduct 'walkabouts' in their area, signpost students with community queries, attend community meetings and develop termly community projects. Wardens also facilitate ongoing campaigns and initiatives, including the end of term 3, Students On The Move refuse removal scheme. They can help to security-mark your valuables, stencil your property number onto your bin and they also run a glass caddying scheme at the end of each term to help collect and recycle your glass.

Wardens have access to the StreetWise fund, financing projects that bring students and permanent residents together. 

Local wardens wear branded Student Community Warden jackets, hoodies and polo shirts and are always happy to chat. To contact directly please email

The Community Warden scheme has been developed and supported by the University, Exeter Community Safety Partnership, and Devon and Cornwall Constabulary.