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Hi,

So I've just been offered a place for 2016 after being on the waiting list, but have only been offered accommodation at Teikyo University in Durham but will be in Trevs(original college)/Van Mildert.

Does anyone know anything about the Teikyo accommodation? Would I feel excluded/far away from everyone else? :s
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Hi,

So I've just been offered a place for 2016 after being on the waiting list, but have only been offered accommodation at Teikyo University in Durham but will be in Trevs(original college)/Van Mildert.

Does anyone know anything about the Teikyo accommodation? Would I feel excluded/far away from everyone else? :s
I'm in the same boat. I've been trying to research Teikyo a bit but haven't found out much, however I know that there's more than just a few people from Durham that stay there (Teikyo Uni are there so that their students can practice English and integrate with Durham students, so there would need to be a significant number of Durham students staying there). Plus you'll still be involved in societies in the main college, and you can still be with people in the college buildings and spend the evening with them in their flats if you make friends with people
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I'm in the same boat. I've been trying to research Teikyo a bit but haven't found out much, however I know that there's more than just a few people from Durham that stay there (Teikyo Uni are there so that their students can practice English and integrate with Durham students, so there would need to be a significant number of Durham students staying there). Plus you'll still be involved in societies in the main college, and you can still be with people in the college buildings and spend the evening with them in their flats if you make friends with people
Thanks so much for the reply anything else you know about Teikyo and the arrangement?
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The Teikyo accomodation is just behind St Marys (backing on to Trevelyan). There is a building opposite Van-Mildert listed as Teikyo as well, but that's lecture theatres and offices, rather than bedrooms.

Distance wise, you are looking less than a 5min walk on the flat between bedroom and whichever of Trevs or Mildert you get allocated to.

Have they indicated whether it is catered through at your college, catered elsewhere, or self-catered accommodation?
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The Teikyo accomodation is just behind St Marys (backing on to Trevelyan). There is a building opposite Van-Mildert listed as Teikyo as well, but that's lecture theatres and offices, rather than bedrooms.

Distance wise, you are looking less than a 5min walk on the flat between bedroom and whichever of Trevs or Mildert you get allocated to.

Have they indicated whether it is catered through at your college, catered elsewhere, or self-catered accommodation?
Yeah you would eat in your college. Do you think it's worth it (going this year to Tokyo vs next year in college)?

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Yeah you would eat in your college. Do you think it's worth it (going this year to Tokyo vs next year in college)?

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I'm going this year rather than taking the gap year option, but that's mainly because I want to keep at the same speed as my friends plus most people move out in 2nd year anyway so it's only a year
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It's your decision to make as to whether you defer, but in your position I'd go this year.

The distance between Teikyo and either of the colleges is small enough that there shouldn't be any issues socially, get involved with the college societies and activities, and you won't notice an extra 5mins from your room (although living in a small detached block rather than a large college building can have some serious advantages when it comes to the inevitable 4am fire alarms...)
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Really nice place and very close to the Oriental museum and to Van Mildert and Trevs. In fact you have a shorter walk than many in the Bailey colleges because their accommodation is spread around. and not under one roof as many think.
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