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Nice and clean, but you'd expect something more for the money you pay. Taps and showers are ridiculous, doorlocks can drive you crazy. But generally it's not bad. You'll need your own pots, graters and so on, but things like toasters or microwave are already here. Laundrettes are not in control of reception and apparently they can't do anything but call the company if something goes wrong.

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By member1015840
On 27th September 15

University of Aberdeen Hall Rankings


Wavell House #13
Hector Boece Court #14
New Carnegie Court #15
South House #16
Fyfe House #17
Grant Court #18
Keith House #19
North Court #20
Elphinstone Road #21
Centro Court Studios #22

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Most helpful review

Nice and clean, but you'd expect something more for the money you pay. Taps and showers are ridiculous, doorlocks can drive you crazy. But generally it's not bad. You'll need your own pots, graters and so on, but things like toasters or microwave are already here. Laundrettes are not in control of reception and apparently they can't do anything but call the company if something goes wrong.

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By member1015840
On 27th September 15

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Covid-19 Response

QUARANTINE PROVISION:
Not yet specified
TEACHING MODE:
Blended learning.
OPEN DAYS:
Virtual open day on 2nd Oct.
TEACHING NOTES:
In the coming academic year, they expect to offer more on campus teaching than they were able to last year, due to the restrictions easing.
This is the latest available data taken from the abdn.ac.uk website on 13th September 2021. Read all universities responses in our Covid-19 university response article.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By member1334003 On 3rd October 18

You get one room and shared bathroom/shower/kitchen facilities for £99 a week. I felt like I was living in a hotel the entire year. There's almost no point in the common room as its only ever used for parties and management actually locked it because they made so much mess. Our corridor was full and we were all sharing a kitchen with not enough storage space and they wouldn't let anyone move into the next corridor which was nearly empty. Most of the cleaning staff were friendly. I wish there was a recycling bin in the kitchen. Location is ok. 15-20 minute walk to main campus, 10 minute walk to Lidl's. Fyfe is in Hillhead, and the main building here is the closest thing students have to a social space so that's good. There are also regular buses right outside, but they're expensive. Laundry is also expensive and half the time the dryers don't even work. Spare yourself the cost and buy a drying rack. Internet is pretty good but drops occasionally.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By member1015840 On 27th September 15

Nice and clean, but you'd expect something more for the money you pay. Taps and showers are ridiculous, doorlocks can drive you crazy. But generally it's not bad. You'll need your own pots, graters and so on, but things like toasters or microwave are already here. Laundrettes are not in control of reception and apparently they can't do anything but call the company if something goes wrong.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By Porcelainman On 21st September 15

The hall provides all the basics and the cleaning is really good, but the rooms and equipment are worn down. For £99 a week I feel like more could be offered.

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