The University of Exeter Halls of Residence
in the city of Exeter
, have just under 4,000 student residential places, including 2,190 in self-catering purpose-built flats and houses and 1,777 in catered accommodation.
Exeter Halls comprises Hope Hall, Lopes Hall, Kilmorie Hall, Pennsylvania Court, Randsom Pickard, Lazenby and their annexes. James Owen Court is also a part of Exeter Halls, although it is self catered, and therefore not generally considered. The combined student total is somewhere in the region of 700 students. Between them, Exeter Halls manage to be the most oversubscribed halls on campus, with (on average) 3 applications per place (2011). The Exeter Halls Committee is central to the student experience here, with each hall represented by their own hall rep, the committee as a whole is chaired by Exeter Halls' President, a hotly contested office. This said, all positions on the Committee are hotly contested- there is no better way to get the absolute most from a first year at Exeter. Annual turnover is estimated to be somewhere in the region of £30 000, at least half of which is spent solely on the Exeter Halls Summer Ball- an event for which Exeter Halls is renowned. This is not to diminish the reputations of the 3 regular Formal Events which take place over the course of the year (Election Ball, Yule Ball, Spring Ball), which in themselves have gained a strong reputation as... Read More