David Collett

WELCOME TO DAVID COLLETT!

David Collett is a catered hall (serving breakfast and dinner/tea, Monday through Friday) on the west side of campus that's home to around 330 students.

We're located close to science and engineering departments, only a stone's throw away from the library, and a couple of minutes from Holywell Gym, the University Stadium. We are also close to Simon's AKA Papa Si's (a takeaway selling pizza, fried chicken, etc.) and the Purple Onion (now sometimes known as "The Spar", located next to Simon's), and a quick walk or free "Sprint" bus to other departments and facilities across campus.

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FRESHERS 2021

If you're joining us this year, congratulations and welcome to Loughborough! All information from the Hall will be put onto the Facebook Group, which will be regularly updated.

Move-in day for DC this year is 28th September - remember to confirm your arrival slot before the day!

HALL SUBSCRIPTIONS

Also before arriving, you'll need to pay your 'Hall Subscription' as these are what pay for everything we've arranged to ensure you have an amazing freshers!

Hall subscription can be paid using our e-shop below.(N.B. You will need to be logged in to make a purchase)

Fresher Hall Subs - £130

Fresher Hall Subs are bought by Freshers living in DC, this one-off payment entitles you to the following:

-       Entry to Hall Punch Parties both during Freshers 2021 and the rest of the academic year

-       Entry to Loughborough Student’s Union (LSU) Welcome Party, and other union-based DC Nights during fresher events during the Halls Fresher period

-       Entry to DC Based Nights out in Loughborough during the Fresher period

-       Subsidised tickets for Summer and Winter Hall Balls and DC Day

-       Hall Stash during Freshers

-       Upkeep of the DC Common Room and Facilities

-       Hall Led sectional events such as Action and Rag

-       Participate in IMS, representing David Collett.

 

Fresher 'Alternative' Hall Subs - £100

These hall subs are the exact same as the above Hall Subs, however, they don’t include alcohol being provided for you at DC Punch Parties, or other Hall Organised Events, these subs include the following:

-       Entry to Hall Punch Parties both during freshers 2021 and the rest of the academic year

-       Entry to Loughborough Student’s Union (LSU) Welcome Party, and other union-based DC Nights during fresher events during the Halls Fresher period, without provided Alcohol

-       Entry to DC Based Nights out in Loughborough during the Fresher period

-       Subsidised tickets for Summer and Winter Hall Balls and DC Day, without provided Alcohol

-       Hall Stash during Freshers

-       Upkeep of the DC Common Room and Facilities

-       Hall Led sectional events such as Action and Rag

-       Participate in IMS, representing David Collett

 

Returner Hall Subs - £60

Returners Subs are bought by those returning to DC after their first year. This one of payment is a general payment that any 2nd year and above will pay to take part in activities during the year, it WILL NOT INCLUDE THE FRESHERS PERIOD, but does entitle you to the following:

-       Entry to Hall Punch Parties during the rest of the academic year

-       Subsidised tickets for Summer and Winter Hall Balls and DC Day

-       Upkeep of the DC Common Room and Facilities

-       Hall Led sectional events such as Action and Rag

-       Participate in IMS, representing David Collett

 

Committee Hall Subs - £25

Committee Hall Subs are bought by students who are elected to the DC Hall Committee for the year. It provides the following:

-       Entry to Hall Punch Parties both during Freshers 2021 and the rest of the academic year

-       Entry to Loughborough Student’s Union (LSU) Welcome Party, and other union-based DC Nights during fresher events during the Halls Fresher period

-       Entry to DC Based Nights out in Loughborough during the Fresher period

-       Subsidised tickets for Summer and Winter Hall Balls and DC Day

-       Hall Committee Stash

-       Upkeep of the DC Common Room and Facilities

-       Hall Led sectional events such as Action and Rag

-       Participate in IMS, representing David Collett

 

Fresher Helper Hall Subs - £35

Fresher Helper Subs are bought by students who are selected to be fresher helpers for the year, it provides the following:

-       Entry to Hall Punch Parties both during Freshers 2021 that you are required to help at and the rest of the academic year

-       Entry to DC Based Nights out in Loughborough during the Fresher period which you are required to help with

-       Subsidised tickets for Summer and Winter Hall Balls and DC Day

-       Hall Fresher Helper Stash

-       Upkeep of the DC Common Room and Facilities

-       Hall Led sectional events such as Action and Rag

-       Participate in IMS, representing David Collett

 

Affiliate Hall Subs - £10

Affiliation Subs are bought by students living outside of DC, but who still want to participate in Hall activities, and it DOES NOT INCLUDE THE FRESHERS PERIOD, this fee provides the following:

-       Entry to Hall Punch Parties during the rest of the academic year

-       Subsidised tickets for Summer and Winter Hall Balls and DC Day

-       Upkeep of the DC Common Room and Facilities

-       Hall Led sectional events such as Action and Rag

-       Participate in IMS, representing David Collett

 

As mentioned, these need to be paid if you want to take part in Hall events (including Freshers!) or represent David Collett in activities run by sections such as RAG and Sport. It's a worthwhile payment which allows you to fully enjoy the Hall experience, whilst allowing us to put on bigger and better events!

If you have any questions, you can ask to join our Freshers' WhatsApp Group Chat; or message the page privately if you prefer, and a member of the hall committee will respond as soon as possible. You can also take this opportunity to get to know some of your new hall-mates!

HALL SUBS EXPLAINED: FAQ

1.     What is a hall subscription?

A hall subscription allows each individual hall at Loughborough University to host and pay for its own events, for its own students affiliated to the hall.

2.     Do all halls at Loughborough University have a hall subscription?

Yes. However, they vary in price each year.

3.     What will my Hall Sub be spent on?

The 2021/2022 budget explains the breakdown of how each pound is anticipated to be spent during the academic year.

4.     Who decides what my hall subscription is spent on?

David Collett has an elected committee of students from David Collett. The budget is approved by the hall committee before the academic year starts.

5.     How is David Collett Funded?

David Collett is funded separately to the university and students’ union. The hall can host events via hall sub funding.

6.     How much is David Collett’s Hall Subscription for 2021/2022?

David Collett’s Fresher hall subscription is £130.

 

7.     How can I pay my hall subscription to attend Freshers’?

You can pay on the university website, please check the social media pages for the link. Any issues, contact the treasurer for David Collett.

 

8.     How does David Collett host events?

The elected committee organises the events. The committee also receives support from the university and permanent staff in David Collett like the Warden (Tina) and Sub-Wardens.

9.     Can non-hall subscribers attend the Summer Ball, Winter Ball, or DC Day?
Most events have limited places. All hall subscribers will be offered a significantly reduced ticket price as they paid their hall subscription. Non-subscribers might not be able to attend and will have a higher ticket price.