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George Eliot

George Eliot

Postgraduate halls

George Eliot Halls are on the northern side of the main campus. These very modern townhouses offer more space for relaxing and socialising than other halls, including a lounge area and a kitchen. There are two bathrooms per landing, so you’ll share with one other student.

Large bed for single occupancy in townhouses for between nine and 12 students with communal kitchen and lounge area. Bathrooms are shared, two to every four bedrooms.

2020/21 price: £8,679.63

The letting period for all rooms in Band V is 50 weeks for full-time postgraduates.

 

There’s furniture provided for you in the room, but you’ll have to bring a few bits and pieces yourself.

We provide:

  • large bed (198cm x 137cm) with storage
  • fitted workstation, bookcase, cabinet and desk lamp
  • desk chair
  • fitted wardrobe
  • waste paper bin
  • storage shelf above entrance door
  • shared facilities comprising a washbasin, toilet and shower
  • mattress protector
  • double duvet and two pillows

You’ll need to bring:

  • sheets
  • double duvet cover
  • pillowcases
  • towels

WiFi is available in all rooms.

We’ll provide:

  • double sink with draining board
  • microwave
  • work surface
  • cupboard space for each student
  • electric cooker (oven and hob)
  • kettle and toaster
  • two fridge freezers
  • iron and ironing board
  • recycling bins and a vacuum cleaner

The kitchens are fitted with 13 amp sockets

You’ll need to bring:

  • cups
  • plates and bowls
  • pots, pans, roasting tins and cooking utensils
  • cutlery and other utensils
  • washing-up materials and tea towels

The kitchens are cleaned periodically each term, but it’s also your responsibility to keep the shared areas clean and tidy.

No, you can’t bring your car with you to your Halls of Residence. You can bring your car to campus for up to one hour, but if you stay any longer you’ll get a parking fine.

More information about parking on campus

All mail arrives at the Main College Post Room and is distributed to the appropriate Halls of Residence within 24 hours. In George Eliot Hall, letters you receive will be placed in the pigeon holes in the George Eliot Centre. If you receive a parcel or item needing a signature, we’ll email you to let you know that it’s arrived and is ready for collection from the reception desk. Remember to bring valid ID when you come to collect your mail.

George Eliot Post Room opening times: 9am - 8pm Mondays to Fridays and 10am - 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Don’t forget to use your full name, Hall address and room number when giving your address for a delivery. We have a lot of incoming and outgoing mail at the College and without this information your mail might get lost.

George Eliot Halls address:

George Eliot Hall
Harvest Road           
Englefield Green
Egham
Surrey
TW20 0BN

More about sending and receiving mail

The laundry facilities are in reception.

We recommend using the mobile app. But if you don’t have an iPhone or Android device, your Halls reception can provide you with a laundry card which can be topped up online.

More on laundry

 

Security officers are available on campus 24-7. The main security office is in the Founder's Building.

Officers monitor campus activities on CCTV and with frequent patrols responding to any fire alarm activations and disturbances on campus, as well as ensuring that areas are safe and secure.

Each hall has a reception point where you can report maintenance problems, top up your College Card, and get advice or help.

The George Eliot reception is on the ground floor of the George Eliot Centre, Block D. Open Monday to Sunday, 7am to 10pm.

Download your copy of the campus map to see where each of the halls sits on campus.

To learn more about accessibility in George Eliot, please view the following AccessAble profiles:

Couples and family accommodation

Are you a postgraduate student looking for couples or family accommodation? Click here to view information about our accommodation (subject to availability). Submit your application via the Online Accommodation System.

Intercollegiate Accommodation

We have a limited number of postgraduate rooms available through the University of London Intercollegiate Halls. Click here to find out more about how to apply.

Accommodation for postgraduate students

 

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