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    Ive been allocated to Trevelyan college, studying law. Does anyone know what this college is like as I have no idea...
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    (Original post by LauraHibbert96)
    Ive been allocated to Trevelyan college, studying law. Does anyone know what this college is like as I have no idea...
    I got allowed there, it's a bit of a disappointment because they make you change rooms every term for the first year as you pretty much have to share a room for at least one term. It's a small college and you have to be catered and no rooms are ensuite unless medical reasons require this. So I'm not accepting the offer but by the sounds of it there are worse colleges so it's not too bad 😊


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    (Original post by michaeljackson97)
    I currently have the agonising decision between Durham and Warwick! Still very unsure!
    Completely same position!! Warwick for Politics vs Durham ah
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    I got allowed there, it's a bit of a disappointment because they make you change rooms every term for the first year as you pretty much have to share a room for at least one term. It's a small college and you have to be catered and no rooms are ensuite unless medical reasons require this. So I'm not accepting the offer but by the sounds of it there are worse colleges so it's not too bad ������


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    Aww no your joking!! im so gutted, what if i ask to change colleges do you think I will have a chance of doing that? ideally i wanted an en suite pretty gutted tbh
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    (Original post by michaeljackson97)
    I understand your dilemma! I feel i have no choice but to go as I hated my first experience at Durham and i'm hoping that this trip will change my mind! Wow, Durham has one of the best Geography Departments in the world, right?
    Hope you don't mind me asking but can you elaborate on why you hated your first experience at Durham? My son has an offer to study engineering at University College (Castle) My daughter also completed a Geography degree at Durham a few years ago and loved every minute of the 3 year course.
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    Is anyone here who has been allocated to St Chad's going to the Monday/Tuesday residential open day?
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    (Original post by LauraHibbert96)
    Aww no your joking!! im so gutted, what if i ask to change colleges do you think I will have a chance of doing that? ideally i wanted an en suite pretty gutted tbh
    Hi. Suggest chance of changing college is virtually nil. Have a look at the following.

    https://www.dur.ac.uk/undergraduate/...tion/choosing/

    Very few colleges in Durham have more than a handful of ensuite.

    Sure you will love Trevs though. Pretty much everyone likes their college at Durham.
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    (Original post by michaeljackson97)
    I understand your dilemma! I feel i have no choice but to go as I hated my first experience at Durham and i'm hoping that this trip will change my mind! Wow, Durham has one of the best Geography Departments in the world, right?
    That's fair enough! How come you hated it? It's is a very strong geography department


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    (Original post by Mumsknowbest)
    Hope you don't mind me asking but can you elaborate on why you hated your first experience at Durham? My son has an offer to study engineering at University College (Castle) My daughter also completed a Geography degree at Durham a few years ago and loved every minute of the 3 year course.
    I'm older than you I bet, and I'm about to go to Chads for Physics. can't wait... no negatives here!!
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    (Original post by game well and truly over)
    I'm older than you I bet, and I'm about to go to Chads for Physics. can't wait... no negatives here!!
    Not sure if you're older than me or not! Was just wondering why michaeljackson97 hated his or her first experience at Durham.
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    (Original post by Mumsknowbest)
    Not sure if you're older than me or not! Was just wondering why michaeljackson97 hated his or her first experience at Durham.
    Well my first experience was an open day. My family and I had an awful day. The staff/students were unhelpful and lacked knowledge of the event, we were given many wrong directions and it was freezing cold and rainy which didn't help. The common room seemed uninviting and run down, and compared with universities such as Warwick and Durham, the accommodation and facilities seemed to be in a different league unfortunately. I'm hoping that this was just a one off bad day, as one of my peers visited on the same day as me with her heart set on Durham and it actually put her off applying altogether.
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    (Original post by michaeljackson97)
    Well my first experience was an open day. My family and I had an awful day. The staff/students were unhelpful and lacked knowledge of the event, we were given many wrong directions and it was freezing cold and rainy which didn't help. The common room seemed uninviting and run down, and compared with universities such as Warwick and Durham, the accommodation and facilities seemed to be in a different league unfortunately. I'm hoping that this was just a one off bad day, as one of my peers visited on the same day as me with her heart set on Durham and it actually put her off applying altogether.
    Certainly not the Open Day that I went to last year, as it was a wonderful sunny day.
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    (Original post by Sapphire321)
    Is anyone here who has been allocated to St Chad's going to the Monday/Tuesday residential open day?
    I will be
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    (Original post by michaeljackson97)
    Well my first experience was an open day. My family and I had an awful day. The staff/students were unhelpful and lacked knowledge of the event, we were given many wrong directions and it was freezing cold and rainy which didn't help. The common room seemed uninviting and run down, and compared with universities such as Warwick and Durham, the accommodation and facilities seemed to be in a different league unfortunately. I'm hoping that this was just a one off bad day, as one of my peers visited on the same day as me with her heart set on Durham and it actually put her off applying altogether.
    I had the same experience as you, September open day last year? However I have been advised not to base my opinion on Durham on the open day at all but on the offer holder days instead, as these are college specific and therefore much better (hopefully!)
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    (Original post by hwilliams97)
    I had the same experience as you, September open day last year? However I have been advised not to base my opinion on Durham on the open day at all but on the offer holder days instead, as these are college specific and therefore much better (hopefully!)
    Yes it was September! I agree, hopefully the offer holder day will completely change my outlook! Which college have you been allocated to?
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    (Original post by michaeljackson97)
    Yes it was September! I agree, hopefully the offer holder day will completely change my outlook! Which college have you been allocated to?
    Yeah that was a rubbish open day haha. I've been allocated to Chad's how about you?
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    (Original post by hwilliams97)
    Yeah that was a rubbish open day haha. I've been allocated to Chad's how about you?
    Haha, oh nice, i've been allocated to Josephine Butler - still debating between Durham and Warwick
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    (Original post by michaeljackson97)
    Haha, oh nice, i've been allocated to Josephine Butler - still debating between Durham and Warwick
    I'm the same between Durham and Exeter- where I am currently visiting- but I'm definitely leaning towards Durham.
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    anyone at St Cuths doing sport, exercise and PA?
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    (Original post by Sapphire321)
    Is anyone here who has been allocated to St Chad's going to the Monday/Tuesday residential open day?
    I'm going to that one What course are you going for?
 
 
 
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