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Living in a castle is a nice experience

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By member939317
On 13th June 19

Durham University Hall Rankings


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Living in a castle is a nice experience

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By member939317
On 13th June 19

Applying to University College

Covid-19 Response

QUARANTINE PROVISION:
Not yet specified
TEACHING MODE:
On-campus.
OPEN DAYS:
Open day has taken place.
TEACHING NOTES:
Durham University is planning a high-quality residential experience, including substantial in-person teaching and learning, for the Academic Year 2021/22.
This is the latest available data taken from the dur.ac.uk website on 13th October 2021. Read all universities responses in our Covid-19 university response article.

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Are there double beds? And are people from outside uni like boyfriends allowed to stay?
By member548335 On 17th May 20
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th January 20

The postgraduate halls for University Castle are a joke, and are used to milk international student tuition.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th June 19

Living in a castle is a nice experience

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 3rd March 18

The porters threatened to confiscate my bike for keeping it in my room. They told me to keep it in the college bike shed with locks. I did as they said and it ended up getting stolen. I replaced my bike and kept the new one in my room. The college then threatened to confiscate it AGAIN if I didn't keep it in the bike shed, despite what happened with my first bike. I'm also an international student and am not returning to my home country for Easter Vacation. I specifically requested on my accommodation form that I have a room over the holiday. Well this didn't happen, as I am being kicked out WITHOUT being given ANY other accommodation options. They notified me of this one month before the start of vacation, leaving me little time to book flights home or find a place to stay. On top of that, they aren't providing me with enough room to store my things. Bottom line is don't go here. Many of the fellow students live beyond the 'posh, rich, and stuck up Surrey trust fund baby' rep.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th November 16

It's a Castle, Need i say more. More formals then most Oxbridge college's, in a castle, and with less work but more fun...

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th September 16

It is the best place in Durham and indeed the world

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 31st August 16

Literally have been the best two years of my life here at University College aka Castle. Home is where the bar is.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 31st July 16

Floreat Castellum

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 29th May 16

You get to live in a castle in the city centre, what more could you want?

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 25th November 15

Living in Bailey Court in University College. The rooms are a good size, but it is incredibly noisy and there is no social area apart from outside. Each room has a big window with a curtain that's too small, and a small window with no blind or curtain. My bathroom at the end of the corridor has no sink, so I can only wash my hands in my room, going through the same doors with my dirty hands as I have to use to get to the kitchen. If it was a hotel, I'd be calling in the building regs.

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

the best college in uk

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

Amazing

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

Amazing place to live with a great atmosphere.

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