The conference will be held in the Peter Chalk Centre of the University of Exeter's Streatham Campus (building 17 in square 5F on the campus map)


The information below is primarily from the University of Exeter website.

Travel Grants

Limited travel subsidies (up to 50%) are available, for UKSEDS members and branch groups travelling more than 150 miles. To apply, fill in this form before 8 February 2017

Preference will be given to those who can bring the most people for the least amount of money. We also advise trying to work together with other UKSEDS branches, and investigate potential funding from your union.

On foot

The University is within easy walking distance of Exeter city centre. The city centre map below shows the location of the Streatham Campus plus routes between the campuses and Exeter St David's and Exeter Central train stations, all within walking distance.

By bus/coach

The Streatham Campus is served by the D and H bus routes. Download the D & H Bus Timetables PDF.

National Express coaches call at Exeter Coach Station. The Coach Station is a short walk to the High Street where you can catch the local D bus which will take you to the Streatham Campus.

By rail

Exeter has two railway stations - Exeter St David's (main station) and Central. Exeter St David's Station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the Streatham Campus and taxis are available. The average journey time from London Paddington is 2 hours 30 minutes to Exeter.

By taxi

Apple Taxis Exeter have a dedicated taxi rank on campus. Apple Taxis have offices at both Exeter St David's rail station and Exeter International Airport

By car

The M4/M5 links Exeter directly to London, the Midlands, South Wales and the North including Scotland. The average journey time from either London or the Midlands is 3 hours. Download detailed directions to Streatham Campus by car. Please note that parking on the Streatham Campus is very limited.

Use postcode EX4 4QJ for satnav.


The Clock Tower Hotel

Address: 16 New North Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4HF

The Clock Tower Hotel boasts 18 rooms of varying occupancies and is situated just a 20 minute walk from the venue. Rooms start from £65 per night.

Globe Backpackers

Address: 71 Holloway Street, Exeter, Devon, England, EX2 4JD

Globe Backpackers is an affordable hostel located just a few minutes walk from the city centre. Rooms are available from 2 - 10 people from £17.50 per person per night.

Jurys Inn Exeter

Address: Western Way, Exeter, EX1 2DB

A large hotel featuring 170 rooms just a couple minutes walk away from the centre of Exeter. This hotel provides easy access to the bus station and is situated between two large car parks. Rooms start from around £60 per night.

Premier Inn - Exeter Central St. Davids

Address: Bonhay Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4BG

A large hotel located just a 10 minute walk away from the campus and directly opposite Exeter St. David’s station. There is ample off-site car parking near-by, with prices between £5 - £10 for 26 hours. Rooms start at around £50 per night, but depend on demand.

Premier Inn - Exeter City Centre

Address: 2 Southernhay Gardens, Exeter, Devon EX1 1SG (For Sat Nav, use the following postcode: EX1 1UH)

A Premier Inn based in the city centre, just a few minutes walk from the city centre bus station. This is situated about a 30minute walk away from the campus. This hotel is near two large car parks, andcar parking is also available underneath the building for £10 per 24 hours. Rooms start at about £50 per night, but depend on demand.

Queens Court Hotel

Address: Bystock Terrace, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4HY

A 3-star hotel situated in a beautiful Georgian building in the heart of the city. There are several car parks nearby that you should be able to park in.The hotel is situated a 15 minute walk away from campus and about a 10 minute walk from St. Davids station. Rooms start at around £79 per night, but prices can vary due to availability.

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