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    What is the best student halls ?
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    It technically depends on which course you're doing, the distances you're willing to travel to get to your lecture, your price limit and personally what type of room you would like.
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    Ultimately I really don't think it matters, halls are halls & you'll have a similar experience where ever you are. Flatmates are so variable too; whilst one flat may have a family feel, another flat in the same hall may be completely different & closed doors etc. It's luck of the draw really.
    However, having said all that, there are SLIGHT differences between the halls:

    Cheney:
    My halls Cheney is good if you're a last minuet person; the place where you hand in your essays is 2 mins away - 1 of the biggest pros I've heard from everybody who lives here.
    You're right next to the Sports Bar which is nice to chill at. Also the gym, climbing wall & astro turf. Which is nice, especially in your first semester if you do sports - you can invite people up to your room easily & extra handy for your friends who live in crescent & need a place to crash for a few minuets due to their bus times.
    You're super close to uni - again, lazimans heaven! Close(er) to Cowley Road (good bars).
    Downsides: it's stupidly expensive & doesn't even have wifi! It doesn't have a living area with sofas - maybe 3 flats out of a 100 do?
    People who don't go to cheney have such a stick up their arse about cheney people being posh & whilst I have never met a dismissing Cheney person (maybe this is because I am cheney of course) I HAVE met people from Clive Booth who have been rude because I live in Cheney. Hence our reputations: Chateau Cheney & Chav Booth.
    To instil reputations & sterotypes further...If you like eating smoked salmon & proper evening meals with REAL food, then Cheney is probably best haha - you won't be made fun of - more likely queried where the half price smoked salmon is! Again though, whilst I mention this 'rivalry' with Booth - it's still only light hearted & nothing really to hinder you staying in either.

    Clive Booth: A few of my friends live here, so I visit a lot. Seems to be more 'family' like. They have a living area, well, sofas in the kitchen - so it's waaaayyy comfier for pre-drinks & parties - also bigger. It's slightly cheeper than Cheney & you have wifi! You're a little further away from uni, but only just. I think I'd go to Clive Booth en-suite if I had my time again.

    Crescent: soooooo far away so you can't leave essays last min. Good buses though so not the end of the world. Living area, seems a bit homier... Cheap! You can't eat avocado's without a comment ha (friends experience). I've met really lovely people from crescent.

    Dorset House: expensive. You're living in luxury here - it is SO dam nice!! I have no idea what it's like living here as i've only visited once - again, people are nice.

    I've never met or been to the other halls.

    I think you're best to just decided on what you can realistically afford. Maybe take into account how you currently live (my salmon reference haha) but ultimately I don't think it really matters. Have a nice time at Brookes
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    Ultimately I really don't think it matters, halls are halls & you'll have a similar experience where ever you are. Flatmates are so variable too; whilst one flat may have a family feel, another flat in the same hall may be completely different & closed doors etc. It's luck of the draw really.
    However, having said all that, there are SLIGHT differences between the halls:

    Cheney:
    My halls Cheney is good if you're a last minuet person; the place where you hand in your essays is 2 mins away - 1 of the biggest pros I've heard from everybody who lives here.
    You're right next to the Sports Bar which is nice to chill at. Also the gym, climbing wall & astro turf. Which is nice, especially in your first semester if you do sports - you can invite people up to your room easily & extra handy for your friends who live in crescent & need a place to crash for a few minuets due to their bus times.
    You're super close to uni - again, lazimans heaven! Close(er) to Cowley Road (good bars).
    Downsides: it's stupidly expensive & doesn't even have wifi! It doesn't have a living area with sofas - maybe 3 flats out of a 100 do?
    People who don't go to cheney have such a stick up their arse about cheney people being posh & whilst I have never met a dismissing Cheney person (maybe this is because I am cheney of course) I HAVE met people from Clive Booth who have been rude because I live in Cheney. Hence our reputations: Chateau Cheney & Chav Booth.
    To instil reputations & sterotypes further...If you like eating smoked salmon & proper evening meals with REAL food, then Cheney is probably best haha - you won't be made fun of - more likely queried where the half price smoked salmon is! Again though, whilst I mention this 'rivalry' with Booth - it's still only light hearted & nothing really to hinder you staying in either.

    Clive Booth: A few of my friends live here, so I visit a lot. Seems to be more 'family' like. They have a living area, well, sofas in the kitchen - so it's waaaayyy comfier for pre-drinks & parties - also bigger. It's slightly cheeper than Cheney & you have wifi! You're a little further away from uni, but only just. I think I'd go to Clive Booth en-suite if I had my time again.

    Crescent: soooooo far away so you can't leave essays last min. Good buses though so not the end of the world. Living area, seems a bit homier... Cheap! You can't eat avocado's without a comment ha (friends experience). I've met really lovely people from crescent.

    Dorset House: expensive. You're living in luxury here - it is SO dam nice!! I have no idea what it's like living here as i've only visited once - again, people are nice.

    I've never met or been to the other halls.

    I think you're best to just decided on what you can realistically afford. Maybe take into account how you currently live (my salmon reference haha) but ultimately I don't think it really matters. Have a nice time at Brookes
 
 
 
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