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    Thread is full, new thread here:

    Note: This thread is now nearly 10 years old, so some of the information on the first posts might be out of date. If you want up to date information on accommodation at the University of Bristol, here's a link to their website or you can post in the 'ask a current student' thread as well

    Putting some FAQs to rest;

    There are 5 Catered Halls of Residence at Bristol, and 4 Self Catered.


    Catered Residences

    Stoke Bishop Halls

    The following are located in an area called "Stoke Bishop" which is approximately 40mins walk away from the main campus). This is where the majority of Bristol students live.

    Wills Hall

    University Wills Hall Website
    Alternative Prospectus Wills Hall Review

    Badock Hall

    University Badock Hall Website
    Alternative Prospectus Badock Hall Review

    Churchill Hall

    University Churchill Hall Website
    Alternative Prospectus Churchill Hall Review

    Hiatt Baker Hall

    University Hiatt Baker Hall Website
    Alternative Prospectus Hiatt Baker Hall Review

    Clifton Halls

    There is only one Catered Hall located in the Clifton area. Clifton is about a 10min walk from the main university precinct and is home to the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge!

    Clifton Hill House

    University Clifton Hill House Website
    Alternative Prospectus Clifton Hill House Review

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    Self Catered Residences

    Stoke Bishop Halls

    There are two self catered halls in the Stoke Bishop Area.

    Durdham Hall

    University Durdham Hall Website
    Alternative Prospectus Durdham Hall Review

    University Hall

    University Hall Website
    Alternative Prospectus University Hall Review

    Clifton Halls

    There are 2 self-catered halls in the Clifton area.

    Goldney Hall

    University Goldney Hall Website
    Alternative Prospectus Goldney Hall Review

    Manor Hall

    University Manor Hall Website
    Alternative Prospectus Manor Hall Review

    Student Houses

    Due to the lack of spaces not evey student will get into hall. Living in a student house inevitably changes your first year at university, but not necessarily in a bad way. Living in a student house is a much more independent way of life. This infamous realm, 'out of hall' will not ruin your first year. For example, Fry Haldane is a society run specifically for students not living in hall. - Bristol SU

    University Student Houses Website
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    Hope some of the current students could post pictures of their halls (rooms, kitchen, dinning hall etc). It would really be beneficial for us future students esp in choosing our desired halls.. Thanks!
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    Hall websites usually have them, if there are some places that you want to see that people don't have photos of.
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    I wanna see the rooms, kitchen and toilet in Manor and Winkworth.. Thats all..
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    There are fairly accurate pics of Winkworth here (though don't believe the shower curtain). Hope that's helpful? I'm enjoying living here - don't want to leave today!

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    oh my god.. winkworth is just lovely!! maybe i would just choose winkworth over manor.. btw, does manor has a link.. in fact does other halls have links??

    thanks a lot jennikins84
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    they all do. follow the well hidden links from the UBU site.
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    i have some pics of my durdham room here
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    If you want to know what the halls look like from above there are high resolution photos on google earth, just type in BS9 1UB and you go straight to stoke bishop with Durdham in the middle. If that sounds too much effort look at the atached piture
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    I'll post some Wills ones in a bit... rooms are great!
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    Ok, Wills. Wonderful place, not completely full of rah's. Churchill is worse for rah's apparently (more eatonians than comprehensive school people in churchil last year!!).

    There are some photos of Will's attached. I live in the old section, and have a room that is about 5m x 4m (roughly, as its rectangular), which is awesome!

    Their are some newer blocks but I don't live in them so I can't comment really, but they seem alright!

    Enjoy the photos...
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    wth, even durdham ppl get better chairs than us at HB -.- the chairs at manor house r great, very good back support n everything, unlike the crap chair at HB, my backache has been continuing for 2 weeks, going on to week 3 now damnit. i asked if they could change the chair but then got a no for the answer. y cant we all just haf same chairs in all the halls sigh. mayb i shud smuggle a chair from a room in manor house XD
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    here is a pic of my room at Wills; I'm in Old Quad, and the room is roughly 5x5m.
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    Wills looks sooo pretttyy
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    durdhams pretty too
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    if you all post plenty of hall pics i'll put them on that sticky thread. is that a fireplace i spy at wills? :eek:
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    (Original post by wednesburywench)
    durdhams pretty too
    Your rooms aren't though.

    Matt - nice room! I'm liking the mat and the lamps - very smooth.
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    (Original post by Steveee)
    Your rooms aren't though.

    Matt - nice room! I'm liking the mat and the lamps - very smooth.
    What's not pretty about the rooms? :confused:

    I think my room is very pretty, especially with the fairy lights on. Will be even more so once I've replaced the curtains. Don't know about everyone else, but I quite like the fact that my furniture looks brand new. :p:
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    Wow, I like my room but it's rubbish compared to everyone else's on here! It is really small with a sink. That's about it really! I have really made it my own though, it's totally covered in posters and photos, I love it .

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