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Great location on campus, especially for when you have one hour breaks between lectures. Small college so easy to make many friends. Generally fairly quiet and little disruptions to sleep and especially during exam period.

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By member107826
On 27th April 15

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Great location on campus, especially for when you have one hour breaks between lectures. Small college so easy to make many friends. Generally fairly quiet and little disruptions to sleep and especially during exam period.

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By member107826
On 27th April 15

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Price from£88.83 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms547
CampusMain Campus
PostcodeLA1 4YG

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd June 18

Stayed here for two years, had a great time.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 1st June 18

Great location, quiet college, perfect for people who are there to study.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th January 18

Uni is basically divided into 8 different colleges and Furness is where you want to be! Its the smallest of them all so you definitely are gonna be close with some of them and its in the centre of campus so you don’t really need to walk long distances to any of your lectures

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st January 18

Really great community and for a standard room, it served its purpose. Great cosy feel and the College is ideally siutauted in the middle of the campus

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st January 18

Good community feel. Well located. Clean accommodation. Any issues sorted very quickly.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th June 17

Ghetto is good for money but not big groups in flat so less likely to find a friend for life in your flat

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 29th May 17

In a standard room with shared shower and toilet. Facilities good if you don't mind sharing. Dodgy internet and small flat. Socialising is difficult with only a kitchen and small table. Would definitely recommend upgrading to an en-suite or townhouse

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

Great atmosphere, loved the people, £100 a week a little steep, but what do you expect on campus?

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

Furness Is love, furness is life

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

Furness has the best location on campus. It is close to like almost everything. Though the only problem I have with the accommodation is the wifi that works well at times but other times very annoying.

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

Perfectly located in the middle of the univeristy

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th March 16

Really enjoyable experience in Furness College. A great atmosphere, good internet and superb accommodation!!! Also, Trev is a great place to relax, with really enjoyable events!!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 26th March 16

Not at all value for money Rent should include a dishwasher and washing machine as well as a common sofa area with a TV Location is great which is the only plus point and it's small so good community spirit

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

Furness is amazing. Everywhere else is nowhere

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 9th February 16

Excellent location, rooms are great, cleaners do a decent enough job, not really any social spaces except for one bar though. The WiFi also isn't great but that's all around campus.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 9th February 16

Really nice atmosphere in a great location.

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

Best location on campus and is a really friendly college

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

Everything is a 2mins walk away!

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

I'm in Greenodd which is shared flat of 4 for the kitchen toilet and shower. Our own bedrooms are great in terms of floor spacing. Desk is reasonable size. Kitchen a bit small but we are only 4 of us here. Its quite expensive at £100 a week but the other halls were more expensive. It's conveniently located on campus such that I could get anywhere within 10mins. Wifi/internet is a bit questionable, sometimes goes unstable

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

The most social college ever. And in a great location, close to everything, not like county or cartmel

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th November 15

Was great. close to lectures theatres, although the M6 did get very annoying late at night. wifi occasionally could go down , but never for long.

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

It is a great location for geting anywhere on campus. The halls are all clean and can provide great socialising oppurtunities.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th November 15

Great location, but only 4 people per flat is ridiculous

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

We won battle of the halls last year.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th November 15

Great halls, super friendly and best one in the uni.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 4th October 15

There are so many issues with the room.

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

Furness College is the best college at Lancaster university by far! It's the most active, it's smallest college which also gives us pride in being the college with the best community. Furness is looked to as an example of how other colleges should run.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 14th August 15

Very convenient, lovely atmosphere.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 30th July 15

Best location in the University and easy to make friends. I really miss Furness!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd July 15

Kitchen is our common room. :'( But that is same in almos tall of the other colleges.

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

I lived in the Furness ghetto with four people in a flat (mixed). It was amazing... Lots of parties as a college as well.

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

Furness was great. Worth going for the shared bathroom unless you are desperate for your own. Great kitchens and the college is a good way of making friends.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th April 15

Fantastic location and people. Lack of social space other than hard kitchen chairs.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th April 15

a little tired and old now on the outside but inside its been refurbished and done up. All it lacks is a decent sized living room

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

Great small community college in centre of campus, competitive in drinking and sports! All welcome here x

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

brilliant location, close to everything including the spar supermarket. Our ensuite's are also brilliant

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

Great location and great facilities, but it's quite expensive. Suppose you have to pay more to get the best!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th April 15

Best experience everrr being a Furness member! I actually really miss this place !

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

Great location on campus, especially for when you have one hour breaks between lectures. Small college so easy to make many friends. Generally fairly quiet and little disruptions to sleep and especially during exam period.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th April 15

Brilliant central location, great size room and ensuite and large kitchen area.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 27th April 15

Great accommodation, just far too much money, typical of the Uni though so...

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th April 15

Great community feel, best college ever!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th April 15

Being in Furness College meant I was immediately immersed in making friends due to its small but powerful nature

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th March 15

A great college in the best location on campus. A 2 minute walk from spa, sultans, lusu shop and the centre of campus with all the main lecture halls. The college bar has a great atmosphere with lots of cheap drink deals, with the common room next door for games of pool/watching TV etc with friends

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