Abbey College (London)
London, England, United Kingdom
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Writtle University College provides its students with a very unique experience whilst they study with us. Located in the beautiful Essex countryside on a picturesque 220 hectare campus, including landscaped gardens, farm, stables, stud, glasshouses, research laboratories, leisure facilities. Writtle University College is a very welcoming community allowing students to make friendships that will last a lifetime. There are a number of facilities and activities for students whilst on campus. The main social areas include:
ANIMAL STUDIES CENTRES
Writtle University College is 50km (30 miles) north-east of central London. It is situated 3km west of the city of Chelmsford, the county town of Essex, in an attractive 220 hectare estate in the historic village of Writtle. Writtle is one of the most attractive villages in Essex. Set around a quiet village green, there are specialist shops, traditional pubs and period houses which all contribute to its picturesque image. The campus is only a short bus ride or 35 minute walk from Chelmsford, which boasts an impressive cathedral (where Writtle Graduation Ceremonies are held), bustling shopping centres, parks and gardens, theatres, bars, leisure complex, and lively student nightlife. Chelmsford is just 35 minutes by train from London Liverpool Street and conveniently located for London international airports, with Stansted 30 minutes’ drive away, Gatwick about an hour away and Heathrow around 90 minutes away. London Southend airport, with routes to European destinations, is 30 minutes away by road.
Writtle University College has a lively and community atmosphere. Our mix of students and on-campus facilities create an environment that allows students to flourish and quickly integrate into student life.
We have 382 rooms available in 14 Halls of Residence set in beautiful gardens on the main campus. Halls are close to all main amenities such as the Bar and Recreation and Fitness Centre, catering outlets, library, computer suites and laundry facilities.
The Accommodation Office provides advice and guidance on accommodation matters both on and off-campus, as well as processing halls applications and providing details of available off campus accommodation. Students often use the office as the first point of call for any student issues and will always receive a warm welcome.
For those who prefer to live off-campus, the office can provide details of housing websites for privately-owned lodgings, flats and shared houses in the area offering you a good choice of local accommodation.