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Benyon Hall

Unfortunately there were no members of the Benyon JCR available so we have our Online Editor, Jamie, who lived in Benyon Hall for his first year, to tell us what it is like to live there.

BENYON Hall is situated just outside Whiteknights campus and is next to Sherfield Hall and St. Patricks Hall. It is named after the University’s first Chancellor, James Herbert Benyon, allowing for a unique sense of pride and place.» >

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Mackinder Hall

MACKINDER Halls is a collection of premium en-suite student flats which when advertised by UPP, sounds a bit sophisticated. But what they don’t advertise is that while staying at Mackinder, you will meet friends for life, have unforgettable experiences and finish a year that you will want to relive again and again.

Mackinder may have homely luxuries, but it’s the students that bring heart and soul to the hall. While the character and atmosphere of Mackinder are its main selling points, the spacious kitchens, large rooms with double beds and en-suites make the stereotypical idea of ‘student living’ a thing of the past.» >

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Wantage Hall

ALTHOUGH set away from the central campus, Wantage Hall has everything you need to enjoy the halls experience under one prestigious and beautiful roof. Wantage is steeped in character and is one of the most historic and well known halls at the University of Reading.

The rooms in Old Court overlook the Quad, with the grass strictly off limits to students almost all year round to preserve the gorgeous view. Old Court rooms are large and spacious with large floor spaces to allow for plenty of people to huddle into a room for a movie night or a game.» >

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