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    I know that each university offers varying levels of accommodation (with more luxurious rooms being more expensive), but which university offers the best accommodation in general? In terms of facilities, design, etc
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    Your sig is so annoying.
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    (Original post by Gales)
    Your sig is so annoying.
    Because that really answers his question. :rolleyes:

    OP, I've heard that Sheffield's accomodation is OK.
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    (Original post by Iron Lady)
    Because that really answers his question. :rolleyes:

    OP, I've heard that Sheffield's accomodation is OK.
    You didn't really answer his question either, so ssh. 'OK' doesn't qualify for 'best' darling.
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    Certain halls at Lee's are amazing - I'm thinking Charles morris and James ballie park.

    Most unis have some good and some bad accommodation. I hope you're not going to base your uni choice on the accommodation.
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    (Original post by WanaBdoctor)
    Certain halls at Lee's are amazing - I'm thinking Charles morris and James ballie park.

    Most unis have some good and some bad accommodation. I hope you're not going to base your uni choice on the accommodation.
    Aye but I think Bod cancels out all the good halls
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    After trekking around a million universities in the past 6 months, I'd say that Bangor's accommodation was nice in terms of space and cleanliness. Alsooooo... Kent was cute as the one I saw was a little house rather than a dormitory.
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    (Original post by (:Becca(:)
    Aye but I think Bod cancels out all the good halls
    True

    But it's closing in January...
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    (Original post by Iron Lady)
    Because that really answers his question. :rolleyes:

    OP, I've heard that Sheffield's accomodation is OK.
    Yes Sheffield's new block is amazing, and not too expensive. Birmingham also have a nice new block, but expensive - more than the whole of my maintenance loan for a year!
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    leeds is nice...especially the storm jameson rooms in charles morris!
    i wasn't a fan of the accommodation at Nottingham...when i visited one particular hall smelt of urine.
    sheffield/ birmingham/ bristol are also nice.
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    it depends what you're looking for - if you want clean, modern buildings with good facilities, go for newer unis or ones that have just been refurbished.
    if you prefer old buildings with history and character, go to old unis.

    the thing is, there are lots of things more important than accomodation - especially as you'll probably only be in uni accomodation for one year. make a list of say, your top 10 according to other things such as course, grade requirements, distance from home/partner/places you like, student life, clubs available etc.

    then come back and we'll be able to give you a better idea of which uni accomodation is good.
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    (Original post by Gales)
    You didn't really answer his question either, so ssh. 'OK' doesn't qualify for 'best' darling.
    If you produce any more off topic comments I will alert the moderators, you are not helping sabre2th1 due to your childish squabbling.

    Besides, I was more helpful that you were, sweetie.
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    (Original post by Iron Lady)
    If you produce any more off topic comments I will alert the moderators, you are not helping sabre2th1 due to your childish squabbling.

    Besides, I was more helpful that you were, sweetie.

    (Original post by Iron Lady)
    Because that really answers his question. :rolleyes:

    OP, I've heard that Sheffield's accomodation is OK.
    Thanks
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    Your sig is so annoying.
    Go away
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    It's unlikely anyone would know as usually people only attend 1 university
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    No-one is really going to be able to give much information about universities other than their own, but I imagine whichever university you go to there will be lots of different types - from en-suite to sharing a bathroom with a few people, to catered and non-catered. My room is quite a nice size but some friends in cheaper rooms have smaller rooms as you might expect!
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    I've never been there, but from what I heard RHUL has some great accommodation. Founders (old and looks like a castle from fairytales) vs. Williams, Tukes and Butlers etc. ...
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    (Original post by Gales)
    Your sig is so annoying.
    what exactly is a sig!?!? I wish to see such a feature!
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    (Original post by Sir Fox)
    I've never been there, but from what I heard RHUL has some great accommodation. Founders (old and looks like a castle from fairytales) vs. Williams, Tukes and Butlers etc. ...
    I may be biased, but I have to agree- there are plenty of universities out there which have our typical en-suite, double bed, modern kitchen dealies as the expensive option...

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    But not many that can say that by choosing the cheapest halls, you'll be living in a castle.

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    There is genuinely not a single type of accommodation on campus that I wouldn't want to live in- one of the reasons I'm returning to halls for third year! Plus the range of prices and options is amazing for what is a relatively small university.
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    (Original post by sabre2th1)
    I know that each university offers varying levels of accommodation (with more luxurious rooms being more expensive), but which university offers the best accommodation in general? In terms of facilities, design, etc
    Don't know whether this helps at all?

    http://www.nshs.co.uk/awards2011.html

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