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Woolf College Reviews

4 Reviews by Students
#9 out of 15 halls at University of Kent

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Worse accommodation I have ever paid for. Nearly £8000 a year for somewhere with less quality than a homeless shelter. Not only has my room flooded twice in one year due to the terrible plumbing, the flooding caused a horrendous smell in my room that can only be described as smelling like a decaying cat corpse. During the first flood, UPP refused to send a plumber to fix the problem as it was outside of term time - leaving me homeless for over two weeks, sleeping at a friend's house. Woolf reception has the worst service known to man. The opening times are ridiculous, they start from 9-4 in the week which is no good when you have a day of lectures and a life. They shut before normal working hours finish, and have the most inconvenient lunch times (1-2) so you can't even collect your post during lunch hours. The washing machines are ridiculously expensive, costing nearly £10 a time if you need to do two washes. That is if you're lucky enough to use them before they go out of service.

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By Student M
On 26th June 18

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New hall near the University of Kent

Everything is new- opened September 2017!
Multimedia room, communal spaces and luxury bedrooms
And there's an indoor and outdoor gym


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Most helpful review

Worse accommodation I have ever paid for. Nearly £8000 a year for somewhere with less quality than a homeless shelter. Not only has my room flooded twice in one year due to the terrible plumbing, the flooding caused a horrendous smell in my room that can only be described as smelling like a decaying cat corpse. During the first flood, UPP refused to send a plumber to fix the problem as it was outside of term time - leaving me homeless for over two weeks, sleeping at a friend's house. Woolf reception has the worst service known to man. The opening times are ridiculous, they start from 9-4 in the week which is no good when you have a day of lectures and a life. They shut before normal working hours finish, and have the most inconvenient lunch times (1-2) so you can't even collect your post during lunch hours. The washing machines are ridiculously expensive, costing nearly £10 a time if you need to do two washes. That is if you're lucky enough to use them before they go out of service.

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By Student M
On 26th June 18

Woolf College Information

Price from£185.86 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms544
CampusCanterbury Campus
PostcodeCT2 7BQ

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 26th June 18

Worse accommodation I have ever paid for. Nearly £8000 a year for somewhere with less quality than a homeless shelter. Not only has my room flooded twice in one year due to the terrible plumbing, the flooding caused a horrendous smell in my room that can only be described as smelling like a decaying cat corpse. During the first flood, UPP refused to send a plumber to fix the problem as it was outside of term time - leaving me homeless for over two weeks, sleeping at a friend's house. Woolf reception has the worst service known to man. The opening times are ridiculous, they start from 9-4 in the week which is no good when you have a day of lectures and a life. They shut before normal working hours finish, and have the most inconvenient lunch times (1-2) so you can't even collect your post during lunch hours. The washing machines are ridiculously expensive, costing nearly £10 a time if you need to do two washes. That is if you're lucky enough to use them before they go out of service.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 23rd January 18

DO NOT LIVE HERE!! luxury prices for below average quality, prices go up every year and they treat you so badly, NO SIGNAL/3G inside flats, poor wifi connection in flats, they claim both of these are due to woolf location on the campus but for £7000/year thats not a good excuse, hot water is constantly not working for 24 hours at a time, noisy blocks as walls are super thin and staff take months to listen to complaints; they even didnt want to call out a plumber when my flatmates floor flooded due to upstairs blockages until we said it is illegal not to do so, no study space only a common room with 1 computer despite them claiming woolf is a "study/academic environment", small kitchens for 6 bed flats with one cooker between you all, small rooms in comparison to what else you can get on campus for the money, cleaner comes once a week but only is allowed certain amount of time for each kitchen and so is often not very good, I could go on and on......

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 15

Very cool and good rooms with all basic facilities in them.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th November 15
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