Exeter

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Approx Jewish Students on campus - 40+

Here at Exeter, we are open to students of all backgrounds, both religious and secular students will find the society both fun and useful! We showcase the best of our culture and religion by always bringing a modern twist: annual festivals, Friday Night Dinners, Hebrew lessons, and much more.

Our students are diverse and come from many parts of the world and each has a unique connection to Judaism, be it cultural or religious. We make sure to accommodate all students in our society and make our events varied and fun for people of all backgrounds and faiths.

The society is here to assist its students in any way possible, our members study many different disciplines at the University and are always here to help with anything. Additionally, our Chaplin Tony Reese is here to help with anything, no matter how big or small!

You will find opportunities to have fun, network, get assistance in your studies and personal life, and much more in Exeter JSoc.

 

President: Ethan Fraenkel

 

What is your most memorable moment as J-Soc President?

"A fnd where a person came to talk about the balfour declaration."

What is your favourite event you have attended?

"Purim!"

Whats the best thing about Queen Mary's J-Soc?

"Inclusiveness."
 

Kosher Food & Accommodation

There is kosher accommodation dependent on demand. There is no kosher food on offer right now but we're working on it.

 

Local Synagogue Information

There is a synagogue in Exeter that celebrates Shabbats and festivities, it's not properly orthodox. On big events there are about 60/70 people in the synagogue

 

Campus Notes


The uni (aside from the Tremough Campus in Cornwall) is split into two campuses, both just minutes from the centre of town. Streatham, the main campus, is where most students are based and it’s a great place to be. The library is open 24 hours a day and there are several eateries, cafes and spaces to chill out. There is lots of green space too, as well as a number of hall bars and the campus nightclub. There are also great gym facilities.

Exeter as a city is obviously a lot smaller than most, but the nightlife is great. There’s a decent number of clubs, bars and some fab restaurants. The theatre scene also comes highly recommended and rarely a night goes by without a few live music events.

About UJS

We are the voice of over 8,500 Jewish students, spanning 60 Jewish Societies (J-Socs) on campuses across the UK and Ireland. We are traditional, progressive, cultural and spiritual; we come from the left, centre and right and can be found across religious and political spectrums.

Together we create and deliver powerful campaigns; fighting prejudice, advancing inclusion, and inspiring education and action on the issues that matter to us. 

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