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Accommodation in Exeter

James Owen Court

Sidwell Street, Exeter, EX4 6SD »

For: Undergraduate and postgraduate students
Located: Near Streatham and St Luke’s campuses
Room type(s): En-suite 
Catering: Self-catered

James Owen Court is built around a landscaped courtyard and is near Streatham and St Luke’s campuses and Exeter city centre. This residence is available to both undergraduates and postgraduates, but these student groups won't be mixed and will be housed in separate flats and/or blocks.

The residence has 275 single rooms arranged in cluster flats for three to eight residents sharing a kitchen/diner and lounge. All rooms are en-suite.

Reception contact details

Tel: 01392 725758

Where to collect your post and parcels

Mailboxes in the entrance foyers of each block. Parcels and recorded delivery are held in the office, and you will be notified by email that you have something to collect.

About this accommodation

40 and 51 week contracts


12 minute walk to St. Luke's campus, 20 minutes to Streatham campus

Laundry facilities

Gated access

Lovely courtyard

This residence qualifies for the Accommodation Bursary (Home Undergraduate students only)

Bike storage

Very close to High Street shops, local restaurants and other facilities

Next to Odeon cinema


The prices below are the contract length total per room.

Room type 2023-2024 2024-25 Contract length
En-suite £6,693.21 £7,329.33 40 weeks (UG only)
En-suite £8,540.44 £9,352.12 51 weeks (PG only)


Room size

Rooms at James Own Court are approximately 12.9m2 (2640mm x 4900mm).

These measurements are a guide only. In some residences room sizes vary considerably.

Bed size

All rooms have single beds (three feet wide).

  • Bed, wardrobe, desk and chair.
  • Bookshelves, desk lamp or built-in lighting, noticeboard and waste bin.
  • High speed wired and wireless network/internet from Glide Student. Please register using the links below:

  • Shower, washbasin and toilet facilities in en-suite rooms.
  • No aerial socket in en-suite and studio rooms; students can use a laptop or desktop to watch TV. Please note you will still need a TV Licence to watch live TV or BBC iPlayer from any device.

Shared kitchens have a cooker with oven, hob and grill, microwave, fridge/freezer, water boiler/kettle, dining table, chairs and an ironing board.

The quantity of items provided depends on the size of the flat. You will need to provide pots and pans, cutlery and crockery.

Please see our Kitchen and cleaning guide for information on how to use the gas and electrical equipment within kitchens and information on cleaning.

James Owen Court gallery

The main thing I enjoy about this accommodation is that it is located in the city centre which makes it easier to buy groceries. 
Our kitchen is shared among 8 people which is a fantastic way to bond with others and hang out in the communal areas.


Undergraduate student living in James Owen Court

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