A greener campus

We follow and promote the principles of one planet living;
  • minimising our use of non-renewable and scarce natural resources,
  • planning, investing and involving our staff, students and communities in sustainable practices, and
  • providing an education in sustainability relevant to a world threatened by climate change.
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New Students -University of Exeter

New Students - Studying with University of Exeter

The Penryn Campus is shared and jointly managed by University of Exeter and Falmouth University in an arrangement that is unique within the UK. With over 4000 students studying here there’s a great community feel and access to state of the art facilities. The majority of University of Exeter students study at the Penryn campus with a limited number based at Truro. We have a wide range of accommodation to suit all budgets.

Accommodation 2017-2018

Our online accommodation applications will open in Spring 2017; we will update and confirm our accommodation information in early Spring 2017.  This will include key dates including when applications open and the deadline for our guarantee, the various accommodation options as well as the application procedure and when/how accommodation offers are made so that you are fully informed prior to our applications opening. 

In the meantime you are welcome to view our 2016-2017 information on the 'Current Students' page. Please note that this is relevant to the 2016/2017 year and should be treated as a guide only. 

If you are still looking for accommodation for the 2016-2017 year please contact the Accommodation Office on 01326 253639.

Accommodation Package

The accommodation package varies by institution and from year to year so we would strongly advise that you read our information carefully and in full to ensure you are submitting your application correctly.Please note the information below is for the 2016-2017 year. If you are not sure which institution you are studying with please refer to your initial university offer e-mail for confirmation.

  • Accommodation applications must be made via Room Service, our online application system. (please contact the Accommodation Office on 01326 253639 in the first instance for 2016-2017 availability)
  • In order to complete an application you must have accepted and confirmed the University of Exeter as your first choice. Accommodation information will be emailed to you once you have accepted an offer of a place on your chosen course.

Whilst we try to allocate students their preferred choice of accommodation we cannot guarantee that we will be able to offer all students their first choice and therefore recommend that all available options are put in an order of priority. The offer process is dependent on the residence that you are offered.

Accommodation Options

The halls listed below are available to students studying with the University of Exeter.


There are additional options of accommodation in the Falmouth, Penryn and Truro area, which offer diverse types of housing to choose from. Prices vary depending on the room type (en-suite or standard), as well as the size of the room, so there are accommodation options available to suit all budgets.

These additional options are predominantly allocated to Falmouth University students but are also available to University of Exeter students. Therefore, please be aware that you may be further away from Penryn campus and we cannot guarantee that you would be living with other University of Exeter students

Further information can be found on the Halls of Residence page.