3.77 / 5

3.77 / 5

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If you want an amazing social experience then look no further. Expensive at 90 quid a week but it is the cheapest the university has to offer. Devastated when I got it initially, now would not go anywhere else. The rooms are small, it looks like a prison and you have to share a bathroom but it has got that special something.

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By member107017
On 24th April 15

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If you want an amazing social experience then look no further. Expensive at 90 quid a week but it is the cheapest the university has to offer. Devastated when I got it initially, now would not go anywhere else. The rooms are small, it looks like a prison and you have to share a bathroom but it has got that special something.

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By member107017
On 24th April 15

Oak House Information

CampusFallowfield Campus
PostcodeM14 6HX
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms36
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th May 17

This accommodation is bangin, it's the cheapest so you have plenty of spare cash to fund the sesh, Tower lot will chat shit about how it's better up there but when you're stuck on the 13th floor with no lift how you gonna get down? That's what I thought bitch. Oak House has max one flight of stairs, not that far to walk up and little damage when you stack it down them. Oak House you have to live and die by the sesh. Got a 9am tomorrow? Have an early night then. But if you're awoken by a knock on the window at 4am get on out there and kick on through.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th May 17

Oak house is a muadting, cheap as fuck which gives you plenty of spare cash for 'extra curricular activities'. Furthermore all the pussies in tower (Lilley et al, 2017) complain abut having to go to an early dinner and make a fuss about their shit pres in their common rooms - no such worries in Oak house, you can cook what you want, when you want and you're closest to sainsburys, with much better party potential. I'll be straight with you it's not the fucking Rtitz but it is fucking skitz! also don't be a pagan and call reslife if your neighbours are still going at 8am cos chances are you'll be doing the same at some point and as jesus said "do unto others as you would have done unto you" (Jesus, AD 24)

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 11th March 17

Avoid it's unclean, badly managed and not secure as advertised. Robberies occur and staff do not deal with the entrances that are unsafe promptly. Poor Internet. No local amenities and 45 minute walk to university sites.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th October 16

Its very live in oak house, its got the best location, of all, right next to squirrels the pub + everyone goes to oak house because its sick, v nice. Rooms are a bit shit but nice and cosy. Kitchens are aight. Wanted Richmond Park with the dank en-suites originally and was disappointed with oak house but once you're here you realise richmond is over priced and shit in comparison

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd September 16

Best experience on campus, it's really not worth paying for an ensuite, oak house have the best flat parties

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th May 16

The best Hall if what you're looking for is loads of flat parties, loads of people, and loads of intoxicated experiences.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 12th May 16

Oak house is good if you wanna be very social but don't believe what other people say about it being too much of a party place there is a time and place. It can get noisy sometimes but for the most part it's okay. There is a quite time enforce during exam times so no worries there. Also it's really what you put into it if you want to be partying all the time and going out you can but at the same you have your space to stay home and chill too. If you are looking for clean and tidy ultra quite place don't come here. If you wanna socialise and bond with flat mates don't mine the noise but like paying cheap rent then this is the place.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th May 16

One of the most social halls and also one of the cheapest. It's not the most attractive but everyone here loves their first year. It's also not very noisy as everyone always says, so still very easy to concentrate on work.

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

Good fun, social atmosphere, near to lots of shops, etc.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th April 16

The epitomy of cheap and cheerful; but it's so sociable and because it's so run down no one cares if you put posters up or make a mess!

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

The true university experience.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th November 15

The best place to be whilst at uni. Everyone is so friendly and you make the best friends. Can get quite noisy but you get used to it. I'm so pleased I chose this place

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th November 15

One of the cheapest halls and is great for the amount you pay! The halls are in flats rather than corridors so it's more difficult to meet other people that live near you, however it is possible. The flats are nice enough for what you're paying and are a good size, so would recommend.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th November 15

Best place to live hands down, wouldn't recommend anywhere else

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th November 15

terrible accomodation, good social experience

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th November 15

If you want to make the most of freshers, have a social life and also work a bit then this is it

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th November 15

It's really social, loads going on, and shower is amazing

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th November 15

Great place for social, met great people and have had a great time so far!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th November 15

Oak House is the daddy of fallowfield's social life- perfect 1st year experience. Close to Squirrel's Bar, it is the biggest halls in Fallowfield. There's always something happening. Great people. Spontaneous events. Rooms are actually bigger than what you think. Very cosy. The place to be for social activities but don't get me wrong- you can still study well here. Wherever you stay, doing well on your course is down to you not the halls of residence.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th November 15

The best socially, basic rooms but they are liveable, right next to Wimslow Road which is very handy, quite loud at night

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 9th October 15

Cheap and great place to meet people

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 22nd September 15

I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone unless they have absolutely no money. For £92 a week you are getting a roof over your head and basic utilities. Laundry services cost extra and there is nothing provided in the kitchens. Common areas are small, making it hard to socialise, and the rooms look like prison cells. I've stayed in a hall with bad rooms before, but the management put a lot of effort into making our stay enjoyable. At oak house, the management are unfriendly, rude, and condescending - a big shock as an exchange student far away from home . Essentially all you are getting from this hall is an opportunity to socialise, and nothing more.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th April 15

Unreal Halls for social life, and making the most of Manchester

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 26th April 15

Real poor socialising areas in flat, but had a fantastic time as it is what you make of it

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 24th April 15

-always noisy here -everything is local (except uni and a train station) -buses to uni are very regular -the room is like a prison cell

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

It might not be the most modern of accommodation but it is all you need as a first year. Everyone who lives here is so friendly too!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

If you want an amazing social experience then look no further. Expensive at 90 quid a week but it is the cheapest the university has to offer. Devastated when I got it initially, now would not go anywhere else. The rooms are small, it looks like a prison and you have to share a bathroom but it has got that special something.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th April 15

Ugly halls, poor quality building and appliances but in a top location and sociable.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd April 15

By far the best, cheapest and most sociable halls in UoM, you will love it!

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

It's old and ramshackle but the social life surpasses any other hall. It's a shame they're knocking it down.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 27th March 15

Terrible halls, dingy and small. Best place you can live in first year in Manchester. The heart if student life. Kitchen and common area are fantastic for pres and there is always something going on.

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