Robinson has some of the best accommodation available in the Cambridge Colleges. About half of our postgraduate rooms have their own bathrooms, and many of the rest share a bathroom between just three or four students. As well as rooms for single postgraduate occupancy, Robinson also has two flats available for postgraduate use, a one bedroom flat and one two bedroom flat.
Each student has easy access to the facilities you would expect to find in your home. All students have their own bedroom. Every house has a kitchen for students to use, there are washing machines and tumble driers on site, and of course there are our beautiful gardens to relax in at the end of a hard day's work. Internet access is available in all bedrooms with an Ethernet cable. We also try to do our best to provide Wireless coverage but full strength and/or high speed is not guaranteed. There are three network services on offer: the Basic service which is free, the Gold service, which costs £25 per term and the Platinum Service, which costs £50 per Term.
Postgraduate students wishing to live in College are mostly accommodated in the new postgraduate complex situated in Sylvester Road which provides a choice of rooms with en-suite bathrooms, or rooms with shared facilities, or in Thorneycreek House and Thorneycreek Cottage (other houses on the College site).
New postgraduate students will be offered accommodation on a first come, first served basis, once they have met all the conditions set by the Board of Postgraduate Studies. This process usually begins in early July. The College aims to offer accommodation to the majority of its new postgraduate students. Postgraduate students will usually be allocated rooms for a total of 3 years, with ballots for choosing rooms being held for 2nd and subsequent year students. Subject to availability rooms may be allocated to postgraduate students who have already had 3 full years of living-in. The majority of rooms are on site and are of good quality.
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Page updated 15th May 2019