OUR RESIDENCES

At St Andrew’s College Cambridge, our residential accommodation is a bit different. Our residences are smaller with more of a family feel. Our smallest residence has just 8 beds and our largest has just 18. Each residence has a live in House Manager who is there to take care of our students. Watch our video below to meet one of our House Managers Adriana and learn about what she does in the residence.

5 & 7 St Barnabas Road

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  • Meet the House Manager
  • View the Menu
  • A Typical Day
  • Photo Gallery
  • Facts about your Residence

St Barnabas Road Floor Plans

This is the layout of our residence at St Barnabas Road. Once you receive your room confirmation, You’ll be able to check where your room is located.

Meet Ionela

Ionela- House Manager
Meet Ionela, House Manager at St Barnabas Road

This has been my first year at St Andrew’s, and I’ve loved the experience so far. It’s been amazing to work in such a supportive and friendly environment. The highlight of my time here so far has been the bonds I’ve formed with my students. It has been an amazing experience looking after students from over ten different countries and helping them to settle in and enjoy St Andrew’s College & Cambridge.

I run the Hall of Residence alongside my husband, and we always give our best to every task to ensure the welfare and happiness of the students! As someone who loves cooking, and has a young family, being a House Manager allows me the freedom to enjoy my family life, whilst at the same time exploring my passion of cooking for and caring for young people. I have previously worked in the restaurant and hospitality sector where I was trained in cooking cuisines from all the over world. I love being able to surprise my students with dishes from their own countries!

In my spare time I enjoy being with my family, reading, jogging and travelling. I have many wishes and aspirations, a few are to learn how to play a few instruments and travel to Asia and Australia.

Although I will miss my first year of students, I look forward to welcoming future cohorts of students into my Hall, and providing them with the care and individual attention that will help them flourish here at St Andrew’s.

Evening Meal Example Menu

This is an example menu from your hall of residence. The menu will vary from week to week. Your House Manager will have a meeting with you and your housemates to talk about the meals you liked and those you didn’t so the menu can be tailored to suit the needs of the house.

Menu Choice AMenu Choice BDessert
Monday Chicken in Mushroom Sauce with Rice/Potatoes and VegetablesChinese Egg, Beef and Tomato Drop SoupStrawberry and Cream Tart
TuesdayChinese Hot PotCherry Tomato and Mozzarella OmeletteNutella Pancakes
WednesdayGrilled Salmon with Chilli and Ginger and Stir Fried VegetablesPomodoro PastaCoffee Cake
ThursdayThai Green Curry with Beef, Coconut Rice and Garlic Pak ChoiChicken and Prawn PaellaCherry and Almond Tart
FridayChicken Wings with potatoes and Green BeansPrawn and Spinach PastaCreme Brulee

A typical school day living in the hall of residence

  • Breakfast – 07.30 – 09.00. Breakfast is self-service and includes a variety of foods and drinks. In the fridge you’ll find milk, fruit juices and yogurts. There will be bread to make sandwiches or to toast in the toaster with a selection of toppings and fillings which may include jams, nutella, peanut butter, cold meats and cheese. There will be a selection of cereals which may include healthy options such as porridge oats and muesli and others such as coco pops and frosties. There are usually pastries such as croissants or brioches and there is always fresh fruit available. If you enjoy a hot drink with your breakfast you can make tea or coffee.
  • Get ready for school
  • Check your timetable. Lessons at St Andrew’s can be anytime between 08.30 and 18.30. Some Lessons will be at 89 Regent Street and some will be at 9-15 Station Road. If you have a busy day, plan ahead and buy some food and a drink for lunch on the way. Here are some example timetables so you know what to expect.
  • Before you leave the residence, you must choose what you would like for dinner and let your House Manager know. You must also sign out of the residence so your House Manager knows you have left the building
  • When you finish lessons or if you have a break between lessons during the day, you can return to your residence. You can prepare basic foods in the common room as there’s a microwave and toaster. Your House Manager will normally leave some snacks for you to help yourself to.
  • Dinner is at 18.00 in the common room. Dinner with your housemates is a good opportunity socialise and practise English.
  • After dinner, you should study in your room on school nights. If you go out, you must return by curfew. Your curfew time will depend on your age.
  • 23.00 Students should go to bed and sleep

Some information about your Residence

LaundryYour House Manager will do a full basket of laundry for you each Week. Your laundry day is Monday and you must take your laundry to the laundry room by 9am or it won’t get washed!
Internet and WiFiYou have a data point in your room for a wired internet connection. Speak to Rebecca at Station Road who can provide you with an Ethernet cable. If you use a Macbook and you want to use wired internet then you will need to purchase a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adaptor cable from Apple
There is WiFi throughout the residence and you will be given a login to use the WiFi.

The residence has a 100MB leased line
SecurityYour room is lockable and you have your own lockable box in your room to store any valuables. You will be provided with keys. If you lose any keys, you may be charged for a replacement.
BreakfastBreakfast is continental style and is served from 7-9 Monday to Friday and 9-10 on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast includes a selection of cereals, bread, pastries and brioches, fruit, yoghurt, cold meats and cheese along with tea, coffee, fruit juice and milk.
Special DietsIf you cannot eat certain foods due to an allergy or religious observance, please ensure you tell your House Manager. In the case of food allergies, it is extremely important that you advise us in detail about your allergy and what happens if you consume the foods your are allergic to.
DinnerDinner is served at 6pm Monday to Friday. You must sign up for dinner stating your menu choice. If you have a late class, your House Manager will keep dinner for you.
Food at WeekendsOur House Managers need a rest too so they don’t cook dinner on Saturday and Sunday . Instead, you can choose from a selection of ready meals that you can cook yourself in the microwave. If you don’t want to do that, you can ask your House Manager to give you the equivalent in money so you can buy your own food.

2 Lyndewode Road

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  • A Typical Day
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  • Facts about your Residence

Lyndewode Road Floor Plans

This is the layout of our residence at Lyndewode Road. Once you receive your room confirmation, You’ll be able to check where your room is located.

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Meet Cristina

Cristina - House Manager Lyndewode Road
Cristina, House Manager at Lyndewode Road

I am an enthusiastic person with an outgoing personality and a confident approach to life.  I studied Business, Technology & Education and graduated with Distinction. I pride myself in successfully communicating and building good relationships with students from different backgrounds and cultures. I am adept in assessing and understanding the unique needs of each student and ensuring that the requirements of all students are effectively aligned and fulfilled.

One of the best aspects of my job is the supportive environment of the school. Everyone shares the same vision and together create an atmosphere of support for the students and other staff. This truly creates a family environment where everybody is there for each other. It is an incredible experience to be part of such an international environment, and I love learning about the student’s different cultures and backgrounds.

No day at work is ever the same, and the diversity of the work that I do ensures that every day is interesting and challenging. I am always focused on bettering my skills, and it’s great to challenge myself to improve the quality of care that I provide for the students. In my spare time, I enjoy reading non-fiction books and running, I have done two half marathons, and in the coming years would like to attend the London Marathon!

I look forward to welcoming new students to St Andrew’s and helping them settle into their new lives here in Cambridge.

Evening Meal Example Menu

This is an example menu from your hall of residence. The menu will vary from week to week. Your House Manager will have a meeting with you and your housemates to talk about the meals you liked and those you didn’t so the menu can be tailored to suit the needs of the house.

Menu Choice AMenu Choice BDessert
MondayChicken Thighs, Mushroom Risotto and BroccoliSpicy Pumpkin Soup with CroutonsLemon Cheesecake
TuesdaySpaghetti Bolognese, Garlic Bread and Caesar SaladPrawn, Avocado and Spinach SaladProfiteroles
WednesdayBeef Stew with Rice, Crusty Bread, carrots and SweetcornPomodoro PastaPortuguese Tart
ThursdayRoast Chicken, Mixed Vegetables and Yorkshire PuddingsBacon and Potato SaladApple Strudel
FridaySalmon with noodles and Stir Fried VegetablesMozzarella and Tomato OmelettePancakes with Jam and Nutella

A typical day in the residence

  • Breakfast – 07.30 – 09.00. Breakfast is self-service and includes a variety of foods and drinks. In the fridge you’ll find milk, fruit juices and yogurts. There will be bread to make sandwiches or to toast in the toaster with a selection of toppings and fillings which may include jams, nutella, peanut butter, cold meats and cheese. There will be a selection of cereals which may include healthy options such as porridge oats and muesli and others such as coco pops and frosties. There are usually pastries such as croissants or brioches and there is always fresh fruit available. If you enjoy a hot drink with your breakfast you can make tea or coffee.
  • Get ready for school
  • Check your timetable. Lessons at St Andrew’s can be anytime between 08.30 and 18.30. Some Lessons will be at 89 Regent Street and some will be at 9-15 Station Road. If you have a busy day, plan ahead and buy some food and a drink for lunch on the way. Here are some example timetables so you know what to expect.
  • Before you leave the residence, you must choose what you would like for dinner and let your House Manager know. You must also sign out of the residence so your House Manager knows you have left the building
  • When you finish lessons or if you have a break between lessons during the day, you can return to your residence. You can prepare basic foods in the common room as there’s a microwave and toaster. Your House Manager will normally leave some snacks for you to help yourself to.
  • Dinner is at 18.00 in the common room. Dinner with your housemates is a good opportunity socialise and practise English.
  • After dinner, you should study in your room on school nights. If you go out, you must return by curfew. Your curfew time will depend on your age.
  • 23.00 Students should go to bed and sleep

Some information about your Residence

LaundryYour House Manager will do a full basket of laundry for you each Week. Your laundry day is Monday and you must take your laundry to the laundry room by 9am or it won’t get washed!
Internet and WiFiYou have a data point in your room for a wired internet connection. Speak to Rebecca at Station Road who can provide you with an Ethernet cable. If you use a Macbook and you want to use wired internet then you will need to purchase a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adaptor cable from Apple
There is WiFi throughout the residence and you will be given a login to the WiFi to use.

The residence has a 100MB leased line
SecurityYour room is lockable and you have your own lockable box in your room to store any valuables. You will be provided with keys. If you lose any keys, you may be charged for a replacement.
BreakfastBreakfast is continental style and is served from 7-9 Monday to Friday and 9-10 on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast includes a selection of cereals, bread, pastries and brioches, fruit, yoghurt, cold meats and cheese along with tea, coffee, fruit juice and milk.
Special DietsIf you cannot eat certain foods due to an allergy or religious observance, please ensure you tell your House Manager. In the case of food allergies, it is extremely important that you advise us in detail about your allergy and what happens if you consume the foods your are allergic to.
DinnerDinner is served at 6pm Monday to Friday. You must sign up for dinner stating your menu choice. If you have a late class, your House Manager will keep dinner for you.
Food at WeekendsOur House Managers need a rest too so they don’t cook dinner on Saturday and Sunday . Your House Manager will give you money so you can buy your own food.

34 Cherry Hinton Road

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  • Meet the House Manager
  • View the Menu
  • A Typical Day
  • Photo Gallery
  • Facts about your Residence

Cherry Hinton Road Floor Plans

This is the layout of our residence at Cherry Hinton Road. Once you receive your room confirmation, You’ll be able to check where your room is located.

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Meet Gill

Gill, House Manager at our Cherry Hinton Road Residence

I’ve been working for St Andrews for over ten years, alongside my role as House Manager, I also provide support and training for new House Managers. It is great to be able to share my experience with new members of the team and help make sure that all the Halls are run professionally and that students are looked after to the highest standards.

Before I joined St Andrew’s I was the Head Nursing Assistant at Leicester Royal Hospital. My background in healthcare has been very helpful in my current role, and I enjoy combining my professional training of caring for people with my role as House Manager. In my experience, international students benefit from the extra attention and individual care that I can provide. Helping new students settle into UK life, make friends, and embrace the opportunities that Cambridge has to offer is one of my favorite aspects of my job.

Over the course of a year I form a real attachment to my students, and it is a great privilege to be able to help them all in whatever way I can. For some students this can be as simple as making sure they’re up in the morning to get to class on time or helping them get to grips with their new timetables! Other students can find the transition to living and studying in a new country a little harder, and for those students I am always on hand to provide the emotional and practical support that they need to flourish during their time at the College.

In the rare moments that I’m not looking after students I enjoy reading. When I was younger I competed in speech and drama competitions and won many medals and trophies which I am very proud of. My other hobbies are going to the gym and walking around Cambridge. Cambridge is a fantastic city, and has many hidden treasures, it’s a real joy to be able to share my knowledge of the city with the students and help them discover everything that the city has to offer.

I love working as a house manager, watching students grow  and achieve their goals and giving them the confidence to follow their dreams. 

Evening Meal Example Menu

This is an example menu from your hall of residence. The menu will vary from week to week. Your House Manager will have a meeting with you and your housemates to talk about the meals you liked and those you didn’t so the menu can be tailored to suit the needs of the house.

Menu Choice AMenu Choice BDessert
MondayThai Curry and RiceDumplings, Rice and Stuffed PeppersWatermelon
TuesdaySalmon with Soy and Ginger with VegetablesCous Cous SaladChocolate Cake and Cream
WednesdaySticky BBQ ribs with Egg Fried RiceSpicy Meatballs and Fried Vegetable RiceFruit Tart
ThursdayHot and Sour Soup and NoodlesBeef Stew and DumplingsNutella and StrawberryPancakes
FridayScampi and ChipsTomato, Cucumber and Avocado SaladIce Cream

A Typical Day in the Residence

  • Breakfast – 07.30 – 09.00. Breakfast is self-service and includes a variety of foods and drinks. In the fridge you’ll find milk, fruit juices and yogurts. There will be bread to make sandwiches or to toast in the toaster with a selection of toppings and fillings which may include jams, nutella, peanut butter, cold meats and cheese. There will be a selection of cereals which may include healthy options such as porridge oats and muesli and others such as coco pops and frosties. There are usually pastries such as croissants or brioches and there is always fresh fruit available. If you enjoy a hot drink with your breakfast you can make tea or coffee.
  • Get ready for school
  • Check your timetable. Lessons at St Andrew’s can be anytime between 08.30 and 18.30. Some Lessons will be at 89 Regent Street and some will be at 9-15 Station Road. If you have a busy day, plan ahead and buy some food and a drink for lunch on the way. Here are some example timetables so you know what to expect.
  • Before you leave the residence, you must choose what you would like for dinner and let your House Manager know. You must also sign out of the residence so your House Manager knows you have left the building
  • When you finish lessons or if you have a break between lessons during the day, you can return to your residence. You can prepare basic foods in the common room as there’s a microwave and toaster. Your House Manager will normally leave some snacks for you to help yourself to.
  • Dinner is at 18.00 in the common room. Dinner with your housemates is a good opportunity socialise and practise English.
  • After dinner, you should study in your room on school nights. If you go out, you must return by curfew. Your curfew time will depend on your age.
  • 23.00 Students should go to bed and sleep

Some information about your Residence

LaundryYour House Manager will do a full basket of laundry for you each Week. Your laundry day is Mondayand you must take your laundry to the laundry room by 9am or it won’t get washed!
Internet and WiFiYou have a data point in your room for a wired internet connection. Speak to Rebecca at Station Road who can provide you with an Ethernet cable. If you use a Macbook and you want to use wired internet then you will need to purchase a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adaptor cable from Apple
There is WiFi throughout the residence and you will be given a login to the WiFi to use.

The residence has a 100MB leased line
SecurityYour room is lockable and you have your own lockable box in your room to store any valuables. You will be provided with keys. If you lose any keys, you may be charged for a replacement.
BreakfastBreakfast is continental style and is served from 7-9 Monday to Friday and 9-10 on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast includes a selection of cereals, bread, pastries and brioches, fruit, yoghurt, cold meats and cheese along with tea, coffee, fruit juice and milk.
Special DietsIf you cannot eat certain foods due to an allergy or religious observance, please ensure you tell your House Manager. In the case of food allergies, it is extremely important that you advise us in detail about your allergy and what happens if you consume the foods your are allergic to.
DinnerDinner is served at 6pm Monday to Friday. You must sign up for dinner stating your menu choice. If you have a late class, your House Manager will keep dinner for you.
Food at WeekendsOur House Managers need a rest too so they don’t cook dinner on Saturday and Sunday . Your House Manager will give you money so you can buy your own food.

189 Hills Road

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  • Meet the House Manager
  • View the Menu
  • A Typical Day
  • Photo Gallery
  • Facts about your Residence

Hills Road Floor Plans

This is the layout of our residence at Hills Road. Once you receive your room confirmation, You’ll be able to check where your room is located.

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Meet Ilenuta

Nana - House Manager at 189 Hills Road
Nana, House Manager at Hills Road

I’ve worked at St Andrew’s College for the last three years and enjoy the challenges that come with looking after a house full of students!

Much of my time is spent looking after the students; cooking, cleaning and laundry! It can be a tiring job, but it is important to me that the students feel at home, and that they are well looked after. I think that by providing a warm and welcoming environment my students feel supported and encouraged to embrace their studies, and their new lives in Cambridge.

I like my work as a House Manager because it gives me the opportunity to talk to different people from different backgrounds, it is interesting to learn from my students about their different countries and different cultures. St Andrew’s College is a remarkable multi-cultural community, and I feel like all my students gain a great deal from being part of such an international community at such a young age. 

I would describe myself as an honest person, with a real positive outlook on life and willing to discover and try new things. This can be seen in my cooking, where my students can expect to try recipes from all round the world! One of the things I love most about my job is learning new recipes from students, especially if it is food that they miss from home!

I like to spend time with my family. Being a new mum, I love to spend time with my little boy, playing and singing with him. I also like travelling, reading and playing the mandolin. From the moment students join St Andrew’s I welcome them into my Hall and my family, and will always go the extra mile to make sure their time at St Andrew’s is a happy one!

Evening Meal Example Menu

This is an example menu from your hall of residence. The menu will vary from week to week. Your House Manager will have a meeting with you and your housemates to talk about the meals you liked and those you didn’t so the menu can be tailored to suit the needs of the house.

Menu Choice AMenu Choice BDessert
MondayLasagne with SaladBasil Pesto PastaBanana Cake
TuesdayChicken Breast in a White Sauce with Mushrooms served with Rice and VegetablesTuna Pasta SaladChocolate Cake
WednesdaySpaghetti BologneseQuinoa SaladLemon Cake
ThursdayBeef/Pork Stew with Jacket PotatoesCous Cous SaladFruit Salad
FridayCod or Salad with Baby Potatoes and PeasTomato, Cucumber and Avocado SaladWatermelon

A Typical Day in the Residence

  • Breakfast – 07.30 – 09.00. Breakfast is self-service and includes a variety of foods and drinks. In the fridge you’ll find milk, fruit juices and yogurts. There will be bread to make sandwiches or to toast in the toaster with a selection of toppings and fillings which may include jams, nutella, peanut butter, cold meats and cheese. There will be a selection of cereals which may include healthy options such as porridge oats and muesli and others such as coco pops and frosties. There are usually pastries such as croissants or brioches and there is always fresh fruit available. If you enjoy a hot drink with your breakfast you can make tea or coffee.
  • Get ready for school
  • Check your timetable. Lessons at St Andrew’s can be anytime between 08.30 and 18.30. Some Lessons will be at 89 Regent Street and some will be at 9-15 Station Road. If you have a busy day, plan ahead and buy some food and a drink for lunch on the way. Here are some example timetables so you know what to expect.
  • Before you leave the residence, you must choose what you would like for dinner and let your House Manager know. You must also sign out of the residence so your House Manager knows you have left the building
  • When you finish lessons or if you have a break between lessons during the day, you can return to your residence. You can prepare basic foods in the common room as there’s a microwave and toaster. Your House Manager will normally leave some snacks for you to help yourself to.
  • Dinner is at 18.00 in the common room. Dinner with your housemates is a good opportunity socialise and practise English.
  • After dinner, you should study in your room on school nights. If you go out, you must return by curfew. Your curfew time will depend on your age.
  • 23.00 Students should go to bed and sleep

Some information about your Residence

LaundryYour House Manager will do a full basket of laundry for you each Week. Your laundry days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays and you will be advised which day to bring your laundry. You must take your laundry to the laundry room by 9am or it won’t get washed!
Internet and WiFiYou have a data point in your room for a wired internet connection. Speak to Rebecca at Station Road who can provide you with an Ethernet cable. If you use a Macbook and you want to use wired internet then you will need to purchase a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adaptor cable from Apple
There is WiFi throughout the residence and you will be given a login to the WiFi to use.

The residence has a 100MB leased line
SecurityYour room is lockable and you have your own lockable box in your room to store any valuables. You will be provided with keys. If you lose any keys, you may be charged for a replacement.
BreakfastBreakfast is continental style and is served from 7-9 Monday to Friday and 9-10 on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast includes a selection of cereals, bread, pastries and brioches, fruit, yoghurt, cold meats and cheese along with tea, coffee, fruit juice and milk.
Special DietsIf you cannot eat certain foods due to an allergy or religious observance, please ensure you tell your House Manager. In the case of food allergies, it is extremely important that you advise us in detail about your allergy and what happens if you consume the foods your are allergic to.
DinnerDinner is served at 6pm Monday to Friday. You must sign up for dinner stating your menu choice. If you have a late class, your House Manager will keep dinner for you.
Food at WeekendsOur House Managers need a rest too so they don’t cook dinner on Saturday and Sunday . Your House Manager will give you money so you can buy your own food.

171 Coleridge Road

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Coleridge Road Floor Plans

This is the layout of our residence at Coleridge Road. Once you receive your room confirmation, You’ll be able to check where your room is located.

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Meet Marius & Lidia

Hi I’m Marius, and alongside my wife Lidia we are the House Managers for the Coleridge Road Hall of Residence.

Alongside my duties as a House Manager, I am also the Maintenance Coordinator for St Andrew’s College Cambridge. Students can expect to see me throughout the day, as I inspect all our different sites! I really enjoy being able to see the students throughout the day and am always available to offer any assistance or advice. One of the highlights of my week is joining the students at football training and matches!

I moved to the UK at a very early age, and I enjoy helping students settle into their new environment using my own personal experience to help guide them! St Andrew’s College is a multi-cultural community and I relish the prospect of helping my students make the most of their time here, not only to prosper in their education, but to learn from their house-mates and from their teachers.

Students who live with me, and my wife Lidia, can expect to be welcomed into the Hall of Residence and find a nurturing and supportive atmosphere. Lidia delights in looking after the students; whether its cooking homemade meals for them or helping a home-sick student make friends and settle into their new life in Cambridge.

Over my five years at St Andrew’s College I’ve learnt that no two students are the same, and that each student requires individual care to make the most of their time here. It’s always very special when students return to St Andrew’s to visit. I feel incredibly proud when I hear of their accomplishments at University and in the working world.

Evening Meal Example Menu

This is an example menu from your hall of residence. The menu will vary from week to week. Your House Manager will have a meeting with you and your housemates to talk about the meals you liked and those you didn’t so the menu can be tailored to suit the needs of the house.

Menu Choice AMenu Choice BDessert
MondayRoast Chicken, Potatoes and VegetablesLeek and Potato Soup with Crusty BreadNew York Cheesecake
TuesdaySpaghetti Carbonara with SaladSmoked Salmon Quiche and SaladFruit Platter
WednesdayKing Prawn, Udon Noodle Stir Fry with Teriyaki SauceJacket Potato with Tuna Mayonnaise and SaladBlack Forest Gateau
ThursdaySpicy Beef Stew with Peppers and RiceSalad with Bacon, Feta Cheese and AvocadoMeringue with Fresh Cream and Peaches
FridaySouthern Fried Chicken, Corn on the Cob with Potato Salad and ColeslawMixed Meat SaladTiramisu

A Typical Day in the Residnce

  • Breakfast – 07.30 – 09.00. Breakfast is self-service and includes a variety of foods and drinks. In the fridge you’ll find milk, fruit juices and yogurts. There will be bread to make sandwiches or to toast in the toaster with a selection of toppings and fillings which may include jams, nutella, peanut butter, cold meats and cheese. There will be a selection of cereals which may include healthy options such as porridge oats and muesli and others such as coco pops and frosties. There are usually pastries such as croissants or brioches and there is always fresh fruit available. If you enjoy a hot drink with your breakfast you can make tea or coffee.
  • Get ready for school
  • Check your timetable. Lessons at St Andrew’s can be anytime between 08.30 and 18.30. Some Lessons will be at 89 Regent Street and some will be at 9-15 Station Road. If you have a busy day, plan ahead and buy some food and a drink for lunch on the way. Here are some example timetables so you know what to expect.
  • Before you leave the residence, you must choose what you would like for dinner and let your House Manager know. You must also sign out of the residence so your House Manager knows you have left the building
  • When you finish lessons or if you have a break between lessons during the day, you can return to your residence. You can prepare basic foods in the common room as there’s a microwave and toaster. Your House Manager will normally leave some snacks for you to help yourself to.
  • Dinner is at 18.00 in the common room. Dinner with your housemates is a good opportunity socialise and practise English.
  • After dinner, you should study in your room on school nights. If you go out, you must return by curfew. Your curfew time will depend on your age.
  • 23.00 Students should go to bed and sleep

Some information about your Residence

LaundryYour House Manager will do a full basket of laundry for you each Week. The laundry days are Monday and Tuesdays and your House Manager will let you know when to bring your laundry. You must take your laundry to the laundry room by 9am or it won’t get washed!
Internet and WiFiYou have a data point in your room for a wired internet connection. Speak to Rebecca at Station Road who can provide you with an Ethernet cable. If you use a Macbook and you want to use wired internet then you will need to purchase a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adaptor cable from Apple
There is WiFi throughout the residence and you will be given a login to the WiFi to use.

The residence has a 100MB leased line
SecurityYour room is lockable and you have your own lockable box in your room to store any valuables. You will be provided with keys. If you lose any keys, you may be charged for a replacement.
BreakfastBreakfast is continental style and is served from 7-9 Monday to Friday and 9-10 on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast includes a selection of cereals, bread, pastries and brioches, fruit, yoghurt, cold meats and cheese along with tea, coffee, fruit juice and milk.
Special DietsIf you cannot eat certain foods due to an allergy or religious observance, please ensure you tell your House Manager. In the case of food allergies, it is extremely important that you advise us in detail about your allergy and what happens if you consume the foods your are allergic to.
DinnerDinner is served at 6pm Monday to Friday. You must sign up for dinner stating your menu choice. If you have a late class, your House Manager will keep dinner for you.
Food at WeekendsOur House Managers need a rest too so they don’t cook dinner on Saturday and Sunday . Your House Manager will give you money so you can buy your own food.

35 Tenison Road

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Meet Adriana

ADRIANA, HOUSE MANAGER AT TENISON ROAD

I moved to Tenison Road at the start of this term, but previously I was the House Manager at St Barnabas Road for three years. I view St Andrew’s and my Hall as my home and take a genuine pride in looking after my students. I know that many of my students miss their families and their own countries and see it as my job to make sure that they have someone to turn to, and to look out for them during their time at the college.

My favourite part of my job is cooking. I pride myself in my food and take pride in making sure all my students finish the day with a proper, healthy meal. I look after students from over ten different countries, so every day I prepare a menu with two different meal options so that there is always something for everyone! I encourage all the students to eat together. It a great chance for students to bond, relax and unwind at the end of the day. I love to watch students encourage each other to try different cuisines that I have cooked. If students can’t attend the evening meal, normally because they have extra classes, sports or other activities, I’ll always make sure there is a plate of food waiting for them when they come home!

Outside of term time I like to travel and visit new countries. Currently I am learning piano and Mandarin and wish one day to combine both in a song. 

I have a qualified diploma in Law, concentrating on Children and Family Rights. One of the real benefits of this job is I can combine my academic interest and experience in Childcare and Safeguarding with my passion for looking after young students. My students know that I am an open and friendly person, and always free to help them. Whether this is helping plan a birthday party, cooking something special, or offering advice and support, my door is always open! My Hall of Residence is not only my home, but also a home from home for my students.

Evening Meal Example Menu

This is an example menu from your hall of residence. The menu will vary from week to week. Your House Manager will have a meeting with you and your housemates to talk about the meals you liked and those you didn’t so the menu can be tailored to suit the needs of the house.

Menu Choice AMenu Choice BDessert
MondayBBQ Chicken Wings, Rice and VegetablesButternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup with Toasted Cheese Baguette SlicesSyrup Sponge Pudding and Custard
TuesdayAll Day English Breakfast with Sausages, Bacon, Eggs, Potato Waffles/Hash Browns, Mushrooms and Baked BeansHam And Mushroom FrittataStrawberry Trifle
WednesdayPasta Bake with Pancetta, Mushrooms and Onions in a cheese Sauce served with Salad and Garlic FlatbreadSalad NicoiseFrench Chocolate Cake with Fresh Cream
ThursdayPork Stir with Noodles and Vegetables in a Sweet Chilli SauceQuiche and SaladChocolate Fridge Cake
FridayTacos with Salad, Salsa, Sour Cream, Cheese and Spicy Mexican RiceThai Green Chicken Noodle SoupMalva Pudding and Ice Cream

A Typical day in the Residence

  • Breakfast – 07.30 – 09.00. Breakfast is self-service and includes a variety of foods and drinks. In the fridge you’ll find milk, fruit juices and yogurts. There will be bread to make sandwiches or to toast in the toaster with a selection of toppings and fillings which may include jams, nutella, peanut butter, cold meats and cheese. There will be a selection of cereals which may include healthy options such as porridge oats and muesli and others such as coco pops and frosties. There are usually pastries such as croissants or brioches and there is always fresh fruit available. If you enjoy a hot drink with your breakfast you can make tea or coffee.
  • Get ready for school
  • Check your timetable. Lessons at St Andrew’s can be anytime between 08.30 and 18.30. Some Lessons will be at 89 Regent Street and some will be at 9-15 Station Road. If you have a busy day, plan ahead and buy some food and a drink for lunch on the way. Here are some example timetables so you know what to expect.
  • Before you leave the residence, you must choose what you would like for dinner and let your House Manager know. You must also sign out of the residence so your House Manager knows you have left the building
  • When you finish lessons or if you have a break between lessons during the day, you can return to your residence. You can prepare basic foods in the common room as there’s a microwave and toaster. Your House Manager will normally leave some snacks for you to help yourself to.
  • Dinner is at 18.00 in the common room. Dinner with your housemates is a good opportunity socialise and practise English.
  • After dinner, you should study in your room on school nights. If you go out, you must return by curfew. Your curfew time will depend on your age.
  • 23.00 Students should go to bed and sleep

Some information about your Residence

LaundryYour House Manager will do a full basket of laundry for you each Week. Your laundry day is Monday and you must take your laundry to the laundry room by 9am or it won’t get washed!
Internet and WiFiYou have a data point in your room for a wired internet connection. Speak to Rebecca at Station Road who can provide you with an Ethernet cable. If you use a Macbook and you want to use wired internet then you will need to purchase a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adaptor cable from Apple
There is WiFi throughout the residence and you will be given a login to the WiFi to use.

The residence has a 100MB leased line
SecurityYour room is lockable and you have your own lockable box in your room to store any valuables. You will be provided with keys. If you lose any keys, you may be charged for a replacement.
BreakfastBreakfast is continental style and is served from 7-9 Monday to Friday and 9-10 on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast includes a selection of cereals, bread, pastries and brioches, fruit, yoghurt, cold meats and cheese along with tea, coffee, fruit juice and milk.
Special DietsIf you cannot eat certain foods due to an allergy or religious observance, please ensure you tell your House Manager. In the case of food allergies, it is extremely important that you advise us in detail about your allergy and what happens if you consume the foods your are allergic to.
DinnerDinner is served at 6pm Monday to Friday. You must sign up for dinner stating your menu choice. If you have a late class, your House Manager will keep dinner for you.
Food at WeekendsOur House Managers need a rest too so they don’t cook dinner on Saturday and Sunday . Your House Manager will give you money so you can buy your own food.