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Trevelyan College Reviews

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#9 out of 31 halls at Durham University

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A very musical college that has loads of great socials.

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By member921946
On 19th April 16

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Trevelyan College #9
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Most helpful review

A very musical college that has loads of great socials.

Value for money
Location
Property management
Cleaning
Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
By member921946
On 19th April 16

Trevelyan College Information

CateringCatered
No. of rooms327
CampusDurham City
PostcodeDH1 3LN

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 28th May 20

Horrible management. Food theft in the K block kitchen while we're on lockdown during the coronavirus crisis from March to June and they won't spare a coin to insert a security camera in the kitchen. We get emails from them every now and then whenever students complain and all we get are emails saying that they have been alarmed and that the behaviour is unacceptable but they won't lift a finger to fix the problem. The social experience is unsatisfactory considering that there are notes stuck everywhere in the kitchen by students who have had their foods stolen to warn one another not to steal. The facility is even worse: I've spent an entire winter without a working radiator because my radiator would make knocking noises at midnight and at dawn. I've been complaining to the student accommodation manager for 3 months and tried moving a new room at K block but the radiator there was not any different so I simply told them to shut it down so that I can finally get some sleep.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 28th May 20

Horrible management. Food theft in the K block kitchen while we're on lockdown during the coronavirus crisis from March to June and they won't spare a coin to insert a security camera in the kitchen. We get emails from them every now and then whenever students complain and all we get are emails saying that they have been alarmed and that the behaviour is unacceptable but they won't lift a finger to fix the problem. The social experience is at best unsatisfactory considering that there are notes stuck everywhere in the kitchen by students who have had their foods stolen to warn one another not to steal. The facility is even worse: I've spent an entire winter without a working radiator because my radiator would make knocking noises at midnight and at dawn. I've been complaining to the student accommodation manager for 3 months and tried moving a new room at K block but the radiator there was not any different so I simply told them to shut it down in order to get some sleep.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th May 20

Genuinely the BEST college in Durham. Legendary bar nights, amazing formals, loads of sports, tonnes of incredible music and a true family.

Covid-19: Yes! We're allowed to keep our stuff in college even though we aren't paying until we are able to pick it up. Also lots of wellbeing support.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th July 18

Trevs is the best! It’s got everything from music, sport and a social life! I love that you’re not stuck to the traditional flat format and you really get to know everyone. You really find your home at Trevs.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 2nd July 18

A bit far out and unnattractive, but a good sense of community

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th August 16

hard to navigate and the wifi isn't great

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th April 16

A very musical college that has loads of great socials.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 14th April 16

Very good living space that is different to any other university hall or college. The people of Trevs are wonderful and the social spaces are perfect for socialising.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 30th December 15

Just a fantastic place in every possible way

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 25th November 15

The community within the college is incredible and I have so much fun here, however the facilities aren't of a great standard. The rooms are fine however the price we pay for them isn't relative. This can all be overlooked however as the people here and the social aspect (like events and parties etc.) are so so good!

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

Trevs is friendly because it is smaller than most other colleges, but it is not too small. You still see new people every now and then but it is easy to find your friends. We are super proud of our hexagonal architecture which can seem to be weir for others, but it really makes the college look more cozy and less like a school. The college is also a nice mix of new and old - we do have gowned dinners but we're not posh. There's a lot happening in Trevs and most seem to enjoy their time here.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th November 15

Actually the coolest and best college in Durham! We all live together under one hexagonal roof and it could'nt be better!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th November 15

Great social spaces and friendly staff. Love it!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 31st October 15

Trevs provides a perfect homely environment for learning which makes your experience as a student much easier.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th October 15

It is a lovely college with lovely students and staffs.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 15

The wifi is slightly dodge and signal is variable depending on who you're with, but every other aspect of Trevs is pretty much perfect. We have a great bar (which is subsidised so very cheap), comfortable common room (or, 'undercroft') and the food is better than my mum's (a huge achievement).

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 8th October 15

A great place for Freshers, everyone is very friendly and amiable, they don't make you feel awkward at all, it's extremely welcoming and homey - especially for people who have left their families for the first time. The Freps are amazing! They are 110% committed to you and your well being, they are so nice and easy to get on with, and really helpful! Though the only thing about Trevs, is that it's about 10-15 minutes from Durham City and from the majority of the lecture halls. But absolutely love it!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th September 15

I love Trevs - of course it isn't for everyone, but if you are sociable, bubbly, want to be involved in college life, and looking for some generally awesome people to spend the next few years with, then look no further.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd July 15

JCR a waste of space. Senior staff patronise the students and victimise certain groups e.g. Football and rugby clubs.

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