About Us

Lily Margaroli

About Exeter Students' Guild

Everyone experiences university in their own unique way. There is no right or wrong way to experience it, your Students’ Guild is here to help you get the most of yours and to ensure you start university in the best way possible to suit you.

Lily Margaroli, Guild President

So, who are we?

We are your students’ union here at Exeter, and we exist to make your university experience as amazing as possible. We are led by you and all other Exeter students, with our Full-Time Officers representing your interests at the heart of everything we do. You are the Students’ Guild, so everything we do is for you.

And what do we do?

Everything we do is about giving you the best experience and opportunities possible and helping you to belong here. Whether you’re on Streatham or St. Luke’s campus, you can join societies, vote in elections, give academic feedback, access our support services and lots more!

Download Guild Guide

For more information about the Guild download our guide.


Our vision and values

Our purpose is to help shape an excellent student experience for all students at Exeter by empowering them to take their place in the world and make a positive difference.

We are a values driven organisation, with our 3 values being: radically inclusive, collaborative, and empowering.

Key Information

  • Meet your student leaders As a student-led organisation our student leaders drive forward change and are at the centre of our decision making.
  • Trustee Board The Students’ Guild is a registered charity governed by the Trustee Board.
  • Policies Find out more information about the policies that ensure the Guild is compliant with charity law.
  • GovernanceOur Governance and Byelaws govern how we do things by setting out how processes, rules and regulations.
  • Complaints We are committed to providing the best possible experience for our members.

Modern Slavery Act

The Guild is committed to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the abolition of modern slavery and human trafficking. 

As part of our commitment to equality and inclusion, we're committed to creating and ensuring a non-discriminatory and respectful working environment for our colleagues. Our ‘Speak Up’ (Whistleblowing) Policy aims to ensure that all our colleagues feel confident that they can expose wrongdoing without any risk to themselves. 

Our recruitment, onboarding and HR processes are designed to ensure that all prospective employees are legally entitled to work in the UK and to safeguard employees from any abuse or coercion.

We do not enter into business with any organisation, in the UK or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to be involved in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.

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University of Exeter Students' Guild is a Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered Charity Number: 1136468 Company Number: 07217324; registered in England and Wales Registered office: Devonshire House, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4PZ