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Really pretty accommodation that is among the cheapest in Cambridge. Even our token 1960s building, which is admittedly a bit of an eyesore, is both tucked away from the main college and offers comfortable rooms and spectacular views to those that live there. Food in Hall is safe, if not extravagant, and a three course formal is served in Hall every night for those that want it. As for sociability, accommodation is offered in-college for three years - or within 100 feet of it, so you're never far from your friends. Within close walking distance of all the shops, clubs, restaurants, lecture halls and labs in Cambridge - yet just far enough from King's to be mostly off the tourist trail, with good, very friendly porters who manage to keep out most people. Famously excellent library, JCR and triennial ball.

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By member119126
On 11th June 15

University of Cambridge Hall Rankings


CB1 #4
Gonville & Caius College #5
Nido Castle Hill #6
Pembroke College #7
Peterhouse #8
St John's College #9
Student Castle Cambridge #10
Emmanuel College #11
Corpus Christi College #12
Girton College #13

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Student Castle offers modern rooms & studios
Gym, social & study area and laundry facilities
Only a 22-minute walk from University of Cambridge


Most helpful review

Really pretty accommodation that is among the cheapest in Cambridge. Even our token 1960s building, which is admittedly a bit of an eyesore, is both tucked away from the main college and offers comfortable rooms and spectacular views to those that live there. Food in Hall is safe, if not extravagant, and a three course formal is served in Hall every night for those that want it. As for sociability, accommodation is offered in-college for three years - or within 100 feet of it, so you're never far from your friends. Within close walking distance of all the shops, clubs, restaurants, lecture halls and labs in Cambridge - yet just far enough from King's to be mostly off the tourist trail, with good, very friendly porters who manage to keep out most people. Famously excellent library, JCR and triennial ball.

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By member119126
On 11th June 15

Applying to Peterhouse

Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Blended learning
OPEN DAYS:
Next open day will be 2021
TEACHING NOTES:
All lectures will be online and made available to students. Where practicable, small group teaching, including supervisions, seminars and classes will be in-person. Practicals will be delivered in COVID-secure settings. Where it has been agreed, in-person assessments will take place.
This is the latest available data taken from the cam.ac.uk website on 30th November 2020

Peterhouse Information

Price from £57.50 per week (subject to availability)
CateringCatered
CampusCambridge City
PostcodeCB2 1RD

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I have heard that Peterhouse used to have a bit of a reputation for lacking in women, especially in mathematics. Are the views on women in such subjects, and the general atmosphere surrounding that, still how they apparently used to be?
By member851342 On 29th September 20
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is accomodation available to students from other universities as well such as Edinburgh?
By member1344910 On 19th January 20
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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1128937 On 2nd November 17

It is excellent university for its academic excellence

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Student Review: 4 /5
By member828683 On 7th October 17

Awesome place, best halls at Imperial

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1124703 On 19th November 16

Don't listen to the stereotypes. Yes, Peterhouse is small and traditional but it unquestionably has bang for your buck!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member119126 On 11th June 15

Really pretty accommodation that is among the cheapest in Cambridge. Even our token 1960s building, which is admittedly a bit of an eyesore, is both tucked away from the main college and offers comfortable rooms and spectacular views to those that live there. Food in Hall is safe, if not extravagant, and a three course formal is served in Hall every night for those that want it. As for sociability, accommodation is offered in-college for three years - or within 100 feet of it, so you're never far from your friends. Within close walking distance of all the shops, clubs, restaurants, lecture halls and labs in Cambridge - yet just far enough from King's to be mostly off the tourist trail, with good, very friendly porters who manage to keep out most people. Famously excellent library, JCR and triennial ball.

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Property management
Cleaning
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Internet / Wifi
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Student Review: 4 /5
By member78248 On 29th April 15

Rent heavily subsidised by the JCR and bang in possibly the best location in Cambridge - with Sidgwick Site (Arts/Humanities) and Downing Site (Sciences) both within 500m of the college, and the Engineering department literally on our doorstep. Plus, the centre of town, and country walks are both equally as close. No standard room size (huge and tiny) and en suites not available for most of the first years - but this keeps rent below that of any other Cambridge college. On-site accommodation provided for three years. Beautiful buildings (minus the standard token sixties monstrosity, the William Stone Building).

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Student Review: 4 /5
By member58205 On 28th April 15

Small college with excellent accommodation. New building has recently opened with good quality en suite rooms. In terms of the social experience, you may find it is quite dependent on the 70 or so other people in your year, but everyone can find great friends for life at Cambridge, within Peterhouse and at other colleges.

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