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    (Original post by charliee-xo)
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    (Original post by J.Darren)
    Hi Are there any future LSE lawyers on the thread?
    Hi looks like i'm going to be firming for LSE law since i've been turned down from Cambridge too =L I got my LSE offer in late December too! =D
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    (Original post by Alpha5)
    Hi, if you have a 31 week contract, does this mean you have to leave during holidays e.g Christmas, and take all your belongings out and then move back in. How does it work?
    Thanks
    Yes you will have to take all your belongings with you at the end of the term. As the rooms may be used as accomodation for Conferences and other events. I heard it is a hassle to move out.
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    Hi guys, just a quick question, do any of you know if I'm right in thinking that the faster we apply for accomodation, the more likely we are to get our first choice?

    I'd preferably wait until the visit day on the 3rd of April to have a look around, but if my first choice (im quite certain I'll pick Saunders) will be full by then, then I'd rather apply sooner than later!

    Please let me know if you know if that's the case? Thanks and see you all this fall hopefully
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    (Original post by boysdontcryy)
    Law, anybody? we should have a thread so we can get to know each other before heading to LSE.
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...6#post36627176 I made one so everyone join!
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    Hey everyone, just wondering does the maintenence loan cover accomodation? because the accomodation is like just more than the loan i am allocated :/
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    (Original post by kst)
    Yes you will have to take all your belongings with you at the end of the term. As the rooms may be used as accomodation for Conferences and other events. I heard it is a hassle to move out.
    Ok thanks, it does save a fair amount of money!

    (Original post by Sam-8)
    Hey everyone, just wondering does the maintenence loan cover accomodation? because the accomodation is like just more than the loan i am allocated :/
    It depends where you stay, I'm pretty sure your student loan will not cover you staying at High Holborn!, but staying somewhere else on a 31 week contract, single room should be fine and I think your loan should be sufficient.....but remember food cost ect need to be considered......so it's hard. The UK maintenance loan is 7.5K I think, so it probably won't be enough.
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    (Original post by Alpha5)
    Ok thanks, it does save a fair amount of money!



    It depends where you stay, I'm pretty sure your student loan will not cover you staying at High Holborn!, but staying somewhere else on a 31 week contract, single room should be fine and I think your loan should be sufficient.....but remember food cost ect need to be considered......so it's hard. The UK maintenance loan is 7.5K I think, so it probably won't be enough.
    ok thanks, is it a 31 week contract that people living in the uk do? so then that just covers term time which is what i would want
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    (Original post by Sam-8)
    ok thanks, is it a 31 week contract that people living in the uk do? so then that just covers term time which is what i would want
    The length of the contract depends on the specific hall. Rosebery and Carr-Saunders for example, offer a 31 week contract meaning you can only use the room and keep your belongings there during term time and not over Christmas, Easter or Summer holidays.
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    Hey guys!! Got my offer for L101 Economics yesterday! Buzzing! Could not be happier!
    99% I'm going to firm, after the Offer-Holder Day on 3rd April! :P

    My days, who else has an offer for L101 Economics without A2 Further Maths? :L haha! Oh just me then :L
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    Hi, when applying for LSE accommodation via Hallpad is it first come first serve or is It random once everyone has applied. Thanks.
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    Hello everyone! First time posting in this place.
    Just got my offer from LSE for pure Economics a few days ago, super ecstatic about it since it's been my dream uni for aaages. Yayyy~

    Nice to meet you guys.

    Oh, and just out of curiousity, are there any other Malaysians out there heading the same path as me?
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    Any Management offer holders? Get in touch
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    (Original post by Alpha5)
    Hi, when applying for LSE accommodation via Hallpad is it first come first serve or is It random once everyone has applied. Thanks.
    "LSE accommodation is allocated on a random basis within quotas set out for each hall."

    thats quoted from the website
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    Unconditional Offer for Law... Ecstatic...

    Applied for accommodation, I just want a single room that's my 1st preference, the other ones is not important...

    Although I live in London so I don'd know... gosh this is hard! I'm getting worried...
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    (Original post by kennyparis)
    Unconditional Offer for Law... Ecstatic...

    Applied for accommodation, I just want a single room that's my 1st preference, the other ones is not important...

    Although I live in London so I don'd know... gosh this is hard! I'm getting worried...
    Ohh congratulations on the unconditional. I've yet to apply for accommodation but looking at all the different halls and their locations and other things just makes my head hurt :P Since it's a lottery, kinda worried i'll end up in a room i dont want.
    Which halls are everyone thinking of?
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    (Original post by 21Grapes)
    Ohh congratulations on the unconditional. I've yet to apply for accommodation but looking at all the different halls and their locations and other things just makes my head hurt :P Since it's a lottery, kinda worried i'll end up in a room i dont want.
    Which halls are everyone thinking of?
    want to go to a social hall, i applied to: 1) carr-saunders 2) rosebery 3) high holborn
    for those who want more information on roseberry and carr-saunders i would advice these two threads from last year - i found them really useful.
    carr-saunders thread
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1524492
    rosebery thread
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1598459
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    does anybody know anything about the accomodation... like heard any to definately avoid e.t.c.??
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    I applied for halls today! Exciting, which ones have people applied to?xx
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    Hi everyone! Got my offer for Economics & Economic History yesterday, 99% sure I will firm but most likely will leave it until after a visit

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