What to bring on a residential


  • Comfortable clothes for attending lectures and whatever leisure wear you like. 
  • Clothing and footwear suitable for taking part in sports activities.
  • Optional - Swimwear & towel for swimming in the University pool (Streatham Campus only)/ beachwear & towel for visiting the beach (Penryn Campus only).
  • Trainers or comfortable walking shoes and maybe some sun cream - you will be expected to do some walking.
  • Waterproof Clothing and an umbrella in case it rains.  It may be necessary to be outside to move from location to location even in the wet!
  • A warm jumper/fleece - it can get cold in the evenings.


  • All meals are included, but you may wish to bring some money to pay for snacks, cans of drink etc. in the evenings. 
  • There will NOT be the opportunity to go shopping in Exeter or Falmouth. 
  • You should NOT bring large sums of money with you, there will be no facilities to store money securely. 
  • There are free cash machines on both the Streatham and Penryn Campuses, you will not be allowed to leave the campus to use different cash machines.

Bedding, towels and toiletries

  • All bedding and towels will be provided, so it is not necessary to bring any with you.
  • Bring essential toiletries such as toothpaste, shampoo and soap.

Electronic equipment and valuables

  • You are advised NOT to bring anything of great monetary or personal value with you, as we cannot be held responsible for the loss or theft of these items. 
  • Mobile phones are allowed, but should not be left on during lectures. 
  • You are very welcome to bring a camera with you to record your time at the residential.

Study materials

  • You will be provided with necessary materials to complete your studies, including pens, pencils, paper etc. 
  • You may have access to computers (including the internet) and can use these for your studies.