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University life

Life at the University of Exeter comprises of a lot more than just your studies. You are here because of your talents, skills and knowledge and we want you to thrive and achieve your dreams. Being part of a diverse community is a vital part of studying here. Get the most out of your time here by exploring your new campus and the surrounding area, contributing to your student union and joining societies, and making use of our excellent career services. We have a wealth of information on all aspects of university life.

Our Committment

We are committed to creating an environment which supports equality of opportunity, values diversity and where everyone can study, work and have fun without discrimination and harassment. Being an Exeter student means that you commit to treating individuals with dignity and respect. You will have been directed to a Respect Matter Quiz as part of resitration which you can revisit here.

For more information on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion check our EDI webpages

Our Campuses

Whichever campus you're studying at, there is a lot to make use of. With beautiful grounds and world class facilities 

Streatham Campus

St Lukes Campus

Penryn Campus

You may also find this Inclusivity Trail interesting to explore! 

The South West

Our South West website has detailed information on the sites, nightlife, arts and culture, eating, shopping, and the surrounding areas of both Exeter and Cornwall. Follow the links below to find out more.



The Students' Guild and Falmouth and Exeter Student’s Union

The Students' Guild (Exeter Students' Union) and Falmouth and Exeter Student’s Union (Students union for of the University of Exeter Penryn Campus and Falmouth University) are your representation in university matters, they give a voice to University of Exeter students. Find out more on their websites.

Students' Guild

Falmouth and Exeter Student’s Union


Whatever your niche, there is most likely a society that caters for it. Taking part in existing societies or even setting your own one up can be one of the most rewarding aspects of university life. For a full list visit the Exeter students guild site for Exeter, or Falmouth and Exeter Student’s Union for Cornwall.


Sport is an integral part of university life to many of our students, whether that be playing competitively, for personal fitness, for fun or just watching, our campuses have the facilities in place to help you take part however you wish. Visit the sport site for more information 

Career Zone

Part time jobs, internships, CV writing advise - the career zone is a valuable resource for you to use whilst you're at university. Visit their websites or book in an appointment to begin