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- TEACHING MODE:
- OPEN DAYS:
- On-campus open days on 25th Jun, 3rd Sep & 1st Oct.
- TEACHING NOTES:
- Teaching and learning is considered a critical activity and will continue in person. You can now choose whether or not to wear a face-covering on campus.
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Very nice halls which is right next to the campus, Internet very fast
Living in University campus was definitely a great experience, being able to meet different people, live on your own and budget your own money was great. The housing was only a minute walk from university so it was easy to get to class and since it was on campus, it felt very secure and safe.
Absolutely shocking experience. Rat infestation, lazy cleaners, incompetent staff. If you decide to live here, be prepared for Accommodation staff to lie to you, expect literally everything to break. Be ready to live and study without water, heating, Wi-Fi. Having to deal with power outages, security breaches, and for the landlords to ignore and trivialize your concerns whilst pretending their is nothing wrong with their pitiful service. Also, they are raising the prices, even though you are already paying for a service you are not being given. I seriously advise living anywhere but here. It's the worst living experience of my life. Once you hand your money over, they couldn't care less about your living conditions, not to mention they will try to charge you if you want to get money back from their faulty equipment damaging your goods, and you will be FINED for requesting help from the on site wardens. Don't fall victim to their blatant greed and laziness. Live anywhere else.
This is the worst place I have veer lived and I would never recommend anyone to ever live here. The level of disorganization is appalling! Instead of making sure things are fixed, clean, and in working order, the team would rather just allow people to rummage through the house, fixing and cleaning things that should have been sorted out over the summer. So I hope you don't mind having strangers making their way into your house. Everything in these houses breaks because they are so poorly maintained. Instead of running proper tests over the summer, they'd rather wait until everything breaks before doing anything about it. We have had a broken freezer (lost our food), breaking hobs, and broken heating (in the winter). The Wifi is constantly breaking down or turning off. We got power outages frequently at the start of the year, right after the time the team should have fixed it. Nothing is ever cleaned properly. Students are never considered here, it is shocking. Do not live here.
Moved here from parkside halls just over a week ago, and I wish I would have moved here in September. Much better.
Moved into KES, was really impressed with how friendly key collection staff were aswell as the student reps and wardens. KES is in a great location on campus, less than a 5 minute walk both ways to either town or the uni buildings. The house is a good size with basic shower systems, locks on the doors and enough storage space in the kitchen for food etc. King Edward's Square is the cheapest accommodation by the uni at just over £80 a week, you get a good value for money for this price considering. Security is good, I wouldn't suggest leaving bottom floor windows or the front/back door open as the location of KES is open to the public. Would definitely recommend!
I had a great first year, being central on the campus and close to the town. I made great friends, and the communal area was great, being in a house like accommodation over a flat was definitely for me, due to the social lounge/kitchen area.
shoddy halls, but best of a bad bunch. Great location and social life
Very close to the uni. Price was reasonable and the management service was good. Enquiries could be accepted very soon by the accommdation office. The only suggestion is setting up some strict rules to the residents, self discipline is essential for everyone. Keep clean and respect to each other would always be the notion of sharing a hall.
loved living here for my first year. few things such a the light blowing in the bathroom, which took a while to be fixed, everything else is really good.
Beware you can be surprised how badly you have been ripped off you if you put in rooms 3 or 4! I spend £84 a week for a small room with barely enough room to swing your arms while room 11 is bigger than the share rooms and pay the same price! Location is very good, right on the doorstep of the university and next to a main road filled with shops. Hall management is extremely poor, despite constant reports of showers not working, electrics blowing etc. since the beginning of the year, nobody will come unless you literally harass the management to send someone! Cleaners are very particular when they decide to do their job. Yes university students can be messy, but if I can clean 11 peoples mess myself to do the cleaners job for her than why can't she? Common room is rather small and kitchen is even smaller, madness at dinner time when 11 people are all trying to cook in the oven that takes nearly double the time to cook food than the packet says. Overall BIG disappointment
Too expensive compare with other accommodations, I spend 15pounds more I can live in a small apartment with my own kitchen and en suit. The shower rooms are the worst with low water pressure and 2 of 3 shower room were not working the whole year, the temperature in room was so high and the heater was broken, can't even turn off and made the room became a sauna room. However KES is very close to the school and walk within 2 minutes.