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Eating & Meeting

Hungry? Thirsty? Need somewhere to stay or something to do? 

Food and Drink

The central meeting point for all students, the Food Zone includes:

  • The shop - confectionery, drinks and newspapers available 8am-4pm Monday - Friday 
  • The Café - fast food and veggie options, open 8am-2pm Monday to Friday
  • Dine, which serves main meals from 12-1.30pm


ActivZone Gym has an indoor climbing wall, cable machine, free weights and lots of classes. Open seven days a week, it offers special student rates. Friendly, fully qualified staff are always on hand. Tel: 01483 44 86 66, visit: or drop in.

Bright Lights

Guildford is one of the country’s foremost locations for living, shopping, entertainment, commerce and industry! Featuring:

  • A huge range of restaurants, pubs and bars catering for all pockets and palates
  • Nine-screen Odeon cinema for the latest in film. For live performances there are two theatres and various music venues
  • Spectrum - one of the biggest and best leisure centres in the country
  • Shops! Shopaholics will love the busy streets, regular markets and festivals
  • Culture - there is a castle, gallery, museum and National Trust houses, all set in beautiful surroundings.

And after all this, London is only 40 minutes away by train!


Our Halls of Residence are situated in a woodland setting at Merrist Wood College. We offer single study bedrooms with shared facilities and internet access and recreational activities. For more details Tel: 01483 88 40 93


01483 44 85 00

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