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I stayed at Powell during my Masters. I thought it would be quiet and pleasant because it's for post graduate students only, but I was given a room next to a drug dealer who played music on a subwoofer all night. When I complained to the wardens, they would come by to "listen" and "verify" my claims but my neighbour would always turn his music off the moment they came to our building. Later found out he was friends with the wardens. They bullied me and told me I was making it up for six months. Only after going to the university itself did I get moved to another room that had been vacant the entire time. The wardens and staff would also carry out room inspections without warning, or let workmen come in without telling you. I had that happen when I was in the shower. You also have to walk through a dodgy car park after dark to get home. If you are an incoming student DON'T stay there. You can get nice apartments in the nearby towns for far less and the buses are frequent & safe.

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By member1355665
On 28th March 21

University of St Andrews Hall Rankings


University Hall #7
Agnes Blackadder Hall #8
Gannochy House #9
Fife Park #10
Powell Hall #11
Deans Court #12
Whitehorn Hall #13
Ayton House #14
Angus and Stanley Smith Houses #15
Gregory Place #16

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Most helpful review

I stayed at Powell during my Masters. I thought it would be quiet and pleasant because it's for post graduate students only, but I was given a room next to a drug dealer who played music on a subwoofer all night. When I complained to the wardens, they would come by to "listen" and "verify" my claims but my neighbour would always turn his music off the moment they came to our building. Later found out he was friends with the wardens. They bullied me and told me I was making it up for six months. Only after going to the university itself did I get moved to another room that had been vacant the entire time. The wardens and staff would also carry out room inspections without warning, or let workmen come in without telling you. I had that happen when I was in the shower. You also have to walk through a dodgy car park after dark to get home. If you are an incoming student DON'T stay there. You can get nice apartments in the nearby towns for far less and the buses are frequent & safe.

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By member1355665
On 28th March 21

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Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Online learning
OPEN DAYS:
Online open day has taken place.
TEACHING NOTES:
In line with Scottish Government guidance, teaching and assessment for the majority of the students will remain online only for the remainder of this semester. There will be a small number of exceptions to the policy of online-only teaching and assessment.
This is the latest available data taken from the st-andrews.ac.uk website on 26th May 2021. Read all universities responses in our Covid-19 university response article.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 28th March 21

I stayed at Powell during my Masters. I thought it would be quiet and pleasant because it's for post graduate students only, but I was given a room next to a drug dealer who played music on a subwoofer all night. When I complained to the wardens, they would come by to "listen" and "verify" my claims but my neighbour would always turn his music off the moment they came to our building. Later found out he was friends with the wardens. They bullied me and told me I was making it up for six months. Only after going to the university itself did I get moved to another room that had been vacant the entire time. The wardens and staff would also carry out room inspections without warning, or let workmen come in without telling you. I had that happen when I was in the shower. You also have to walk through a dodgy car park after dark to get home. If you are an incoming student DON'T stay there. You can get nice apartments in the nearby towns for far less and the buses are frequent & safe.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 5th March 20

Clean apartments, very modern, no community, lonely

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