Exeter

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Exeter

This ancient English city is located in the southwest of England, next to the River Exe. It has a lot of history and holds some buildings that recall different eras, such as the Gothic Cathedral, the Wall from Roman times and Exeter Castle.

This city is usually full of students, so there is a lot of student life, both during the day and at night. If the winter or the English climate throws you back, know that students from previous years emphasize that it is an enjoyable happy city, locals and international students take advantage of different activities despite the weather.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Exeter? We recommend that you start your search as soon as possible, as rental prices are often quite high. In this way, you will have more options and you will be able to choose the most convenient for you. Also, if you do it in our housing search engine you will be able to see all the verified apartments and rooms of different online platforms.

Student apartments for rent in Exeter

Are you looking for cheap student flats for rent in Exeter? In general, young people prefer to rent an apartment to share with other students, as this has two main advantages. First of all, you will be able to save enormously on the fixed cost of rent and utility bills for water, electricity, gas, etc. Second, your roommates will probably be like your family during the study mobility, since you will be able to share more experiences with them.

The cost of a studio flat in Exeter ranges from £ 700 per month onwards, although the average price is usually around £ 850. On the other hand, an apartment with more rooms to share with other students usually has a minimum price of 3300 pounds per month and can go up to 4200 pounds, always depending on the characteristics (such as the number of rooms) and the location.

Student room for rent in Exeter

This alternative is usually the most chosen by international students who move to live their Erasmus experience in Exeter, as it is the most affordable option compared to full flats or student residences. When looking for a room, you have to pay attention to both the characteristics of the room and those of the apartment in which it is located. Most of the apartments and rooms are furnished, but each offers different characteristics.

For reference, the price of a room in a shared apartment in Exeter ranges from 420 pounds per month onwards. The average is usually around 650 pounds a month.

Student accommodation in Exeter

When looking for accommodation in a new city, it can be overwhelming not knowing which are the most convenient areas to live in. Therefore, below we list some of the most prefered neighbourhoods by students in Exeter, both for their location and their characteristics.

Apartments for rent in the centre of Exeter

Here you will find most of the sights of the English city, both museums and historic buildings, restaurants, shops and bars. In addition, from the centre of Exeter, there is a very good connection by public transport to the university campuses.

Apartments in Pennsylvania

This neighbourhood is located north of downtown Exeter (which you can reach in about 25 minutes on foot) and is where the university’s main campus is located. Plus, from here you'll also have quick access to two of Exeter's largest public transport stations.

Rooms for Rent in St Sidwells

St Sidwells is east of downtown and is part of the area called Newtown. In this area, there is also a wide variety of bars and restaurants and green areas where you can go for a walk or play sports.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Exeter

This institution has two campuses in the city, each one located in different areas:

  • Streatham Campus: It is the main campus of the city, which is considered one of the most beautiful in England. It has a Botanical Garden acclaimed by various newspapers and with beautiful views of the city of Exeter and the surrounding area. There are also several shops, restaurants, a sports centre, a library, cafes, and bars on this campus. Classes from various faculties are taught on the Streatham campus, including Business, Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
  • Saint Luke's Campus: This campus can be found on the east of downtown Exeter, making it more centrally located. Here the classes of faculties such as Medicine, Education, Sports and Health Science are taught. This campus also has several facilities available to students, such as a sports centre, library, art and technology rooms.

University residence in Exeter

The student residences offered by the University of Exeter tend to be very expensive. For this reason, most of the students from previous years recommend renting private rooms or apartments in the city. In addition, this way you will have more independence and you will not have to follow so many rules.

Frequently Asked Questions about Exeter

How much does a room cost in Exeter?
The minimum cost of a room in a shared flat is usually around 420 pounds per month. However, it can also go up to 1200 pounds, always depending on the characteristics and location of the floor.
How to find cheap accommodation in Exeter?
We recommend that you use the Erasmus Play search engine, in which you will be able to compare different verified offers of apartments and rooms, seeing all their images, characteristics, prices and locations. You will also be able to book your new place 100% online and secure. When you find the ideal room/apartment for you, do not let it escape! Remember that the search for accommodation in this English city has a lot of competition.
How is the student atmosphere in Exeter?
In addition to being a university town with many young people, Exeter has associations that organize a wide variety of activities for students throughout the year. You will be able to enjoy both events, sports, bars, pubs, discos and trips.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Exeter?
The cost of living in this English city is usually very high, especially since rents are expensive and account for the majority of a student's spending. You will be spending at least £ 800-900 per month to live in Exeter as a student.
Why study in Exeter?
This beautiful student town welcomes many students every year, so the atmosphere for young people is a lot of fun. Here you will also be able to delve into English culture and you will be able to improve or learn English, which will be very useful for your professional life.

 

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