Exeter is a thriving, student-friendly city with a vibrant and relaxed atmosphere. Our student accommodation in Exeter places you at the heart of the city, close to the University of Exeter campus and the city centre.
Our accommodation is perfect for students at the University of Exeter
, which was voted Times University of the Year 2013.
Exeter has a population of around 118,000 and is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the UK. Exeter’s popularity as a growing business centre means the city is weathering the current economic climate better than some cities.
Student Life in Exeter
The cafés, restaurants, pubs and modern shops of the city centre mix easily with Exeter’s historic buildings. The city centre itself has an impressive shopping centre with all the stores and facilities you’d expect in the regional capital.
Some of the best finds in Exeter require you to explore the side streets and some of the more unconventional shops, such as the Cathedral Green with its bars and restaurants, or Gandy Street with its diverse range of shops selling designer labels, jewellery and gifts.
The city’s arts centre, the Exeter Phoenix
, offers top quality theatre, dance, live music from around the world, exhibitions of visual arts and crafts and thought-provoking films.
Exeter’s Northcott Theatre
is based on the Streatham Campus and stages its own productions as well as touring shows, comedy nights and concerts. The Vue Cinema
is the main cinema in Exeter, but the Picturehouse
is also very popular. Its programme includes art house and classic films as well as major blockbusters and it has a café/bar with fabulous views.
UNITE Student Accommodation in Exeter
Exeter Trust House
is 2 minutes’ walk from Exeter city centre and only 20 minutes from the Streatham campus of the University of Exeter. The property offers a range of en suite rooms in 3, 4, 5 and 6 bedroom flats as well as studio flats, so you can live independently or share with others.
is located in Exeter city centre and only 15 minutes’ walk from the Streatham Campus of the University of Exeter. The property offers a choice of en suite and non-en suite rooms in 2-7 bedroom flats.
is located opposite the Streatham Campus, and offers a variety of room types in groups of 3, 5, 6 and 7 bedrooms. All flats have a large shared kitchen and living space. A range of studio flats are also available for independent living.
Exeter is located in Devon, approximately 70 miles southwest of Bristol and less than 40 miles northeast of Plymouth.
The city has great access to coastal destinations like Exmouth, Weymouth and Plymouth. The city sits next to the foot of the M5, which goes north past Bristol and up to the Midlands.
For any more information, you can look through all of our student properties, or to ask us anything at all, call us on 0800 121 7387, or +44 (0) 117 302 7497.
University Open Days
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