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Located in Devon, Exeter is one of the UK’s favoured place to study. The city boasts a population of roughly 124,328 according to the most recent figures. Exeter is 37 miles northeast of Plymouth and 70 miles south-west of Bristol.


Now Exeter’s history is rich and diverse and is easily accessible to any member of the public in theoretical and tangible forms. You can visit the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, which is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Also for those that are interested in the history of films we have the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, which is free for the public to see and comes very highly recommended.

Speaking of film, if you’re looking for a good place to experience the newest and the best in film we recommend going out to either Vue Cinemas, the Exeter Odeon or the Exeter Picturehouse, all of which offer the latest films, however, if you’re looking for more independent features, then we recommend that you check out one of the many film societies that Exeter has to offer.

There are plenty of famous people born in Exeter too including; Chris Martin, Tony Burrows, Fred Karno, Cliff Bastin, Jane Griffiths, William Temple and Clare Morrall.


Part of the university experience is enjoying the nightlife that the city has to offer, and Exeter has certainly got an awful lot to offer in terms of nightlife and we’ve compiled a list of places that we think will give you the best time out during your stay in Exeter and links to their Facebook pages for you too!

Timepiece Nightclub is the first place that we have for you. A place very much out of time, even if it’s logo does look like the promotional material used for The Great Gatsby, the nightclub itself is welcoming and inviting especially if you’re a student as it has a fresher’s week for new students too, which we recommend you go to!

Next up we have Unit 1, which is possibly one of the most exclusive clubs in the city, with VIP guests and live music and DJ sets the whole nightclub is one of the best nights out that you’ll experience and it comes very highly on our list of places that we think that you should be going to!

Club RoCoCo is the last (But not least) on our list, and it comes very highly recommended from everyone who’s been, and offer sit’s own Summer Mondays, which means you’re listening to the most feel-good tracks available, check it out! 


Exeter has a fair amount of activities that run annually such as the Lockdown Festival, which runs in Powderham Castle, which features some of the very best in the music industry right now. Exeter also runs another festival known as Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink, which is a significant change of pace and well worth a look.


Exeter runs a wide array of different transportation routes with everything from bus routes and cycle routes covered too. Train stations are also available too and offer a very efficient service too. If you’re looking for a flight abroad, then we recommend using the Exeter International Airport, which flies to all major destinations.   

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