Ranmoor/Endcliffe

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Social Experience
Social Areas
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Value for Money
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Reviews

Anonymous

I lived in Stephenson Hall during my first year! I absolutely loved it! We were catered, so everyone from the building had the opportunity to have dinner together every night! It was the perfect occasion to meet new people and to bond with your flatmates! The food itself was not amazing, actually the same dishes tended to repeat themselves however the money loaded into your genius card could be used all around the university cafes! Amazing during exam season! Also, you could use your genius card at the Edge, pub where you could get brunch, burgers, pizzas and more!!! I was in one of the blocks, which I shared with another 9 girls, the rooms are bigger than other rooms in Endcliffe however the building was quite old. Another thing about being catered is that you do not have a living room nor a proper kitchen, however we always chilled in others rooms or at the Edge! Stephenson is beautiful during summer as it is right in front of a beautiful garden! My flat and I had a few bevs there under the sun! Regarding the social experience I think it is the best accomodation to be in, also the first year living alone can sometimes be tricky so not having to cook all the time was brilliant! We had a little kitchenette where we could have quick meals! Stephenson is slightly more expensive than other accomodations but remember it includes £50 a week in your genius card to spend on food around Uni!

Anonymous

The atmosphere is great in Endcliffe, Perfect for meeting lots of new people and having drinks in your flat. The location is around a 20 minute walk from university or a 5 minute walk to the bus stop, while the village shop and the edge bar offer a good range of food and drinks along with household essentials. The rooms are standard sized and are comfortable and overall for student accommodation there are few faults and many benefits of living in Endcliffe accommodation.

Anonymous

Great accommodation, decent sized rooms and very big kitchen. Good ensuite and everything feels up to date. The walk to uni is about 25 minutes but going past morrisons everyday is useful.

Anonymous

Amazing social experience, so safe and brought many students together. Felt like home away from home

Anonymous

I spent the first year at University of Sheffield living in Endcliffe. I loved living here, mainly because everyone was so close together, you were never more than a 5min (10 if in Ranmoor) walk from your mates. The edge bar was such a good place to just hang out, the food was good, cheap pints and pool tables and TVs, the launderette is really close and could generally always had a machine spare, the flats got cleaned every fortnight in the communal areas and the rooms were pretty spacious with comfy bed and an ensuite. Downsides are: it's a tad bit pricey, but you're paying for the atmosphere really, bit a of walk to uni but after a while it really isn't that bad, plus the bus drops you off pretty close to the apartments, and the shop is quite expensive, but Morrison's, Tesco and Sainsbury's are literally a 10min walk from the flats. In general 10/10 would recommend unless the price is a bit too high, the atmosphere is great and it's so easy to get together with friends.

Anonymous

Halls are located in safe, picturesque surroundings and everything is fairly close together. Endcliffe has a little village shop which is convenient for essentials if a bit overpriced. It also has a bar/restaurant and cafe. Ranmoor has considerably less. Flats and rooms are of a good standard, although some people with ten flatmates sometimes have smaller kitchen and living areas than those with five which doesn't really make sense. The maintenance people are not very good/quick at sorting out repairs or dealing with complaints. In our flat we had a leaky pipe and rotting cupboard for months, meaning that one of my flatmates had to store all of her things in boxes on the counter instead of the cupboard. This wasn't sorted out properly until a few months before moving out, despite multiple emails from us and visits down to reception to report the issue. Endcliffe is a good 25 minute walk from the main uni area, which I thought was a bit too far. Ranmoor is even further away.

Anonymous

Location is a 25 minute walk from the university and a 10 minute walk to the nearest shop. However, it is in a nice area with plenty of restraurants and parks nearby. These rooms are the most social it is easy to makes friends with your flat and in some cases the whole block. Rooms are good enough but nothing special. The residence life program is a big part of what you pay for, including free gym, lots of classes and activities and having a mentor. The mentor may not seem useful at first but the the moment you are in need they provide a quick and skilled response.

Anonymous

Endcliffe is a bit of a trek from uni/ the city centre but being a whole little village itself- equipped with a shop and bar- that doesn't really matter (There's also a bus stop right by it). The atmosphere around the place is always amazing there's always people around and lively parties with open invites. I loved my room and especially my little en-suite. The rest of the flat was nothing special but once we decorated and put a tv in the kitchen it was well used and well-loved by everyone.

Anonymous

Endcliffe is a really nice place to live, it's well looked after, clean and got lots to do around it.

Anonymous

Not too far from uni, the rooms were excellent, plenty of storage space and a great sized desk to study. en suite facilities were great

Anonymous

The rooms are quite small and the furniture is dated for the amount it costs. However, the village store and the edge are both handy facilities to have near to the accommodation.

Anonymous

Great accommodation. Facilities are reasonably modern and rarely broke, and were fixed very quickly when they did so. Very social atmosphere and a good bar on site with cheap drinks and a large screen for sports. Always felt safe and didn't hear of any theft on site. However the site is a fair distance from the campus and I cannot understand why a gym wasn't built on the site as this is similar distance away. Would highly recommend to any first year student.

Anonymous

Living in Crewe hall, which is standard accommodation. The rooms are big and everything is in pretty good condition, and my flat is great. Showers get blocked sometimes though. Definitely glad I went here

Anonymous

the location is a bit far out, as it's a half an hour walk to uni, and 45 mins to town. It's really nice being in a student village with everyone but the flats themselves are not very modern, and only have single beds which is a downside. Overall good accommodation.

Anonymous

Endcliffe is a wonderful halls for the most part. Modern design, good location, the Edge opposite provides cheap food, cheap pub and free activities and classes like sports and yoga. The staff are always there so if something goes wrong they will come within minutes to fix them The best part about Endcliffe is how is looks, the green spaces, the little lake by Vale flats, the ducks, the steps, the trees. It's got a really rural feel even though it's in a city. The only thing is the rooms are a bit small but it's expected in halls.

Anonymous

It is in a really lovely location, however a 30 minute walk from uni. The rooms are nice and maintenance are very good at responding. Our kitchen is very spacious and has good facilities. The only down side is lack of cupboard space. But overall very good

Anonymous

really good halls helped transition into university life well. the halls were really nice and enjoyable to live in. maintenance were always on hand and fixed any problems very quickly

Anonymous

Social block that is very close to the edge and a 20 min walk from the Uni, Can get very noisy sometimes as a lot of people come and go near you Good block to meet a lot of ppl

Anonymous

Good location, good standard of room. Social environment, good to have student village bar closeby as well as small shop

Anonymous

Close to uni campus and good bar on site. The bedrooms and kitchens are good sizes and the communal areas are cleaned regularly.

Anonymous

Endcliffe Village is University of Sheffield's biggest student residence village. Depending on which part of Endcliffe you live in your walk to the SU and the surrounding buildings may vary with the average walking time being around 25 minutes. The walk to West Street's bars and pubs is around 30 minutes but there buses going there from Endcliffe frequently. In Endcliffe there are separate buildings for students who have been allocated a shared bathroom, en-suite or self-catered residence hall. Within each flat you'll be separated into flats of 5-10 people. Depending on the size of your flat and your flatmates your experience may differ but nost studentd tend to find living in halls very social. If this is not for you, don't worry as you can inform the university of your desire to live in a less socially active and more quite environment. The room sizes depend on what type of accommodation you have gone for, shared bathroom halls tend to have bigger rooms due to the fact that there is not a bathroom in your room. Having said this the size of the en-suite rooms are still big enough for you to fit all of your belongings and still not feel cramped afterwards. The only downside I noticed is the high price for accommodation. Yes, en-suite flats are not cheap but they can certainly be found for a lot lower price than what the University offers them for and closer to the campus.

Anonymous

I was in Endcliffe and it is great as it is secluded in its own village away from everything else however it was a long walk back from nights out etc. I was on bottom floor so had difficulties sleeping as everyone would be loud coming back from nights out every night. Especially nice during summer when everyone sits on the grass with BBQs.

Anonymous

Ranmoor is about a 30 min walk from uni and out of the city so getting anywhere means a fairly long walk. The location I didn't like because aswell as that, there was nothing surrounding the halls, no bars or pubs and not even a shop. They were expensive for what you got, and I personally had a bad experience where they charged me a large amount (almost my whole deposit) for an unnessessary new mattress. The only good thing about Ranmoor was that most of my friends were made there.

Anonymous

I lived in derwent flats in first year, it was good but wayyyy too pricey. Yes it was one of the nicer buildings but the social aspect was awful, only ever socialised with my flat. It's a good distance from uni but that hill

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