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    Which college provides the most comfortable accommodation for postgraduates (heating, double-glazing etc.)? My main criteria is traditional architecture (not necessarily traditional customs). Have many of the rooms in the more traditional colleges been overhauled with newer interiors?
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    (Original post by thetrystero)
    Which college provides the most comfortable accommodation for postgraduates (heating, double-glazing etc.)? My main criteria is traditional architecture (not necessarily traditional customs). Have many of the rooms in the more traditional colleges been overhauled with newer interiors?
    Sure. Medieval-19th century rooms are all going to fit your criteria. You clearly aren't interested in the study but the 'Cambridge experience'. Here's hoping you end up in one of the modern Colleges like Hughes Hall or St Edmunds.
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    Most of the older colleges (which I presume is what you meant by 'traditional architecture') don't house their graduate students on-site: rather they tend to be in purpose-built housing elsewhere, or in residential houses scattered throughout the city. Some of those houses might be older: for example I live in an old Victorian redbrick house, although from the interior you would never guess for the most part as it has been redecorated, new walls put up, etc., apart from a few giveaway touches such as fireplaces & the sash windows.

    I'd be pretty confident however that all the colleges would have heating...
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    Generally you have to have got in for Undergraduate to get the proper 'Cambridge experience'. Its much harder than getting in for graduate studies.
 
 
 
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