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Andrew Ure Hall Reviews

11 Reviews by Students
#12 out of 17 halls at University of Strathclyde

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far too old, in dire need of refurbishment. A deep clean was supposed to have been done before we moved in but that wasn't the case, shelves were still dirty and had food on them. Because we pay for our own gas and electricity we can't afford to keep the heating on much so it gets damp and mouldy. Full of postgraduates so not ideal for British undergraduates and not ideal for people who like to socialise and meet others. However it is in a good location in the city centre next to Aldi.

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By member122008
On 9th March 15

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far too old, in dire need of refurbishment. A deep clean was supposed to have been done before we moved in but that wasn't the case, shelves were still dirty and had food on them. Because we pay for our own gas and electricity we can't afford to keep the heating on much so it gets damp and mouldy. Full of postgraduates so not ideal for British undergraduates and not ideal for people who like to socialise and meet others. However it is in a good location in the city centre next to Aldi.

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By member122008
On 9th March 15

Andrew Ure Hall Information

Price from£112.00 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms300
CampusUniversity Campus
PostcodeG1 1PU

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Is it necessary for a postgraduate student to take accommodation in andrew ure hall or can i choose something else also
By member1031683 On 21st May 18
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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 24th August 19

These halls were awful. They are very dated and rather confined, the floor creaked even if you made a slight move. It is filled with post graduate students so is not good for socializing in first year. The fact that they even put first year students in Andrew Ure is beyond me. Things kept on breaking, our extractor fan was leaking for around 6 weeks and the staff neglected to help, we then couldn't use one of our bathrooms - in a flat of 6 to all be using the same bathroom is very unhygienic! There are no couches, just blue chairs which are horrible. Our front door to enter the accommodation was broken for around a week - the handle fell off so the students in the halls had to use a bottle to keep it open, otherwise you couldn't get in. However it also meant that anyone could get access to the building which is really not safe. Very poor management and nothing was sorted out in time, it was always prolonged. AVOID AT ALL COST!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 4th May 19

The staff are friendly and will help you if there are issues with your flat. The social experience that you have will depend on the flatmates that you are assigned. Some flats (like the one I was in) are a social desert, and others are social. This mainly comes down to the qualities in your flatmates thing that you fill out before you move in. The flats themselves are rather basic and the flat interiors in the undergraduate block haven't been refurbished so are old and dilapidated (although some were in the process of refurbishment). The rooms are small and will take time to get use to if you previously stayed in a big room. The best thing about Andrew Ure was the location as it was close shops like Aldi and Tesco and was close enough to the university. Also they offer car parking facilities although that are extortionately expensive costing £500 per year so I wouldn't recommend them.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th April 19

Student houses but are good value compared to halls at uni for what you get I'm saving around 30 a week living here! Only option for hull was Taylor court! It's alright in there tho my friends live there

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th January 19

I wasn't in halls, so can't comment, although they are decent-looking, modern buildings.

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

These halls are terrible. We are located in close proximity to several loud bars open until late, the doors slam clumsily and loudly often shaking the furniture in my room, and you can hear other student's private conversations from three or four rooms away. Not only are they unfit for use as studies - they're not even fit to be used as a place to sleep at night! At any cost, look for alternative accommodations.

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

Settled in easily. The staff were helpful and the rooms were nice, clean and tidy. Excellent facilities and communal areas. Had big parties at the hall almost every weekend.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 29th November 15

interior very dated if you get one of the not refurbished apartments; heating not particularly reliable; showers are horrible for anybody with a bit of standards. Fire alarms go off regularly because the steam from the showers is taken as smoke

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 15th September 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 11th March 15
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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 10th March 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 9th March 15

far too old, in dire need of refurbishment. A deep clean was supposed to have been done before we moved in but that wasn't the case, shelves were still dirty and had food on them. Because we pay for our own gas and electricity we can't afford to keep the heating on much so it gets damp and mouldy. Full of postgraduates so not ideal for British undergraduates and not ideal for people who like to socialise and meet others. However it is in a good location in the city centre next to Aldi.

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Cleaning
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Social experience
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