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HALL. A public building used either for the meetings of corporations, courts, or employed to some public uses; as the city hall, the town hall. Formerly this word denoted the chief mansion or habitation.

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The University currently has approximately 3000 bedrooms in the halls of residence plus associated communal living areas across Manchester (2000) and Crewe (1000) split into 3 campuses:
22am yesterday but was unable to con-firm the location of the halls of residence.
If business rates are applied to halls of residence it will very likely result in students' rent increasing considerably and making the local universities significantly less appealing to future students.
If business rates are applied to halls of residence it will very likely result in students rent increasing considerably and making the local universities significantly less appealing to future students considering where to apply.
The university's Pantycelyn halls of residence have been threatened with closure at the end of the academic term.
These latest halls of residence would be split across 34 shared apartments across more than 55,000 sq ft in a building of between five and seven storeys.
Crews from Bangor and Menai Bridge were called to Bangor University's Glaslyn halls of residence on Thursday night to tackle the fire in a kitchen.
Middlesbrough Fire Station crews attended Parkside East halls of residence just before 12.
The singer then met up with old friends and headed for a private party tradem friend at Leeds University's Leodis halls of residence.
This has created high numbers of automatic fire alarms activations (AFAs) across the halls of residence across the city, which have in the past caused a drain on our resources.
Subject to planning approval, the new halls of residence will be located on Penglais Farm, on land adjacent to the Pentre Jane Morgan student village.
He added that Aston's own halls of residence, with 700 beds, would also be opening in 2013 and there are plans for further student blocs in the area, including at the Central Fire Station.