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    Hi,

    I've got a conditional offer for International Business starting in September.. I can't help but notice some people already know the rooms and halls they have been allocated to. I applied in late March when it opened but I have had no reply.

    Plymouth's website says I should wait until after my a-level results but other people with conditional offers seem to already know?

    So I'm confused whether I even still have a chance of joining one of the flats or I should start looking for private housing as it's too unlikely?

    Little help would be great! haha
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    Anyone at all?
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    Do you mean that people from your uni already know?


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    I have a conditional for Business Administration, and my building/room number are displayed in my offer - it's might be worth emailing Plymouth to ask about it, just in case. At a guess, it could have something to do with your room type or building not being assigned yet, but I have no idea. Like I said, get in touch with them just in case.
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    I applied back when accommodation opened with a conditional offer, but when i got a reply i was told what room i would be given once i became unconditional, so i don't know why you haven't. Your best bet is to contact the accommodation office and ask them about it.
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    (Original post by KieranOPrey)
    Hi,

    I've got a conditional offer for International Business starting in September.. I can't help but notice some people already know the rooms and halls they have been allocated to. I applied in late March when it opened but I have had no reply.

    Plymouth's website says I should wait until after my a-level results but other people with conditional offers seem to already know?

    So I'm confused whether I even still have a chance of joining one of the flats or I should start looking for private housing as it's too unlikely?

    Little help would be great! haha
    pray to god you don't get gilwell
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    (Original post by pshewitt1)
    pray to god you don't get gilwell
    I've seen quite a few people saying that, how come it's got such a bad reputation? Do you know what the general feeling is about the other halls?
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    (Original post by padanew)
    I've seen quite a few people saying that, how come it's got such a bad reputation? Do you know what the general feeling is about the other halls?
    I think it's because of the shared bathrooms and facilities except for a sink in each room but im not sure.
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    (Original post by The Bald One)
    I think it's because of the shared bathrooms and facilities except for a sink in each room but im not sure.
    A few of my friends had rooms in Gilwell this year. Think of it as a spacious shoebox. It's small and you have shared facilities between 2 blocks (AFAIK).
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    I had worries about this to, so I sorted it myself. I searched for other types of accommodation such as Unite, or going straight into shared houses and so forth. May not be the thing you want to do, as I don't really want to in first year either. But hey, better than sorting it all out a week before course starts when there are very few places left. I am staying in Unite (806E 4 Spaces Left in my "hall") - Discovery Heights, its en-suite too, and around the corner from the university. You can already book unite properties, but they are more expensive and do have a mixed reputation.
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    Thanks guys. I'm going to email them now.. I am still a conditional offer so maybe I'm still being processed. Don't want all the rooms to run out on me though!!
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    (Original post by PieEatingHorses)
    I had worries about this to, so I sorted it myself. I searched for other types of accommodation such as Unite, or going straight into shared houses and so forth. May not be the thing you want to do, as I don't really want to in first year either. But hey, better than sorting it all out a week before course starts when there are very few places left. I am staying in Unite (806E 4 Spaces Left in my "hall") - Discovery Heights, its en-suite too, and around the corner from the university. You can already book unite properties, but they are more expensive and do have a mixed reputation.
    I'm going to look into Unite now, sounds interesting! Cheers mate.
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    (Original post by padanew)
    I have a conditional for Business Administration, and my building/room number are displayed in my offer - it's might be worth emailing Plymouth to ask about it, just in case. At a guess, it could have something to do with your room type or building not being assigned yet, but I have no idea. Like I said, get in touch with them just in case.
    Sweet, thanks.

    Just wondering, what offer are you looking at the letters that come through the door or could I find this on the UCAS website?
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    (Original post by KieranOPrey)
    I'm going to look into Unite now, sounds interesting! Cheers mate.
    You're welcome. If you do join unite come into my hall!

    https://www.unite-students.com/stude...overy-heights?
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    (Original post by KieranOPrey)
    Sweet, thanks.

    Just wondering, what offer are you looking at the letters that come through the door or could I find this on the UCAS website?

    Sorry I wasn't very clear there, I meant my offer of Accommodation on the Plymouth Accommodation 'E contracts' site thing.
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    (Original post by padanew)
    Sorry I wasn't very clear there, I meant my offer of Accommodation on the Plymouth Accommodation 'E contracts' site thing.
    Oh right I understand.

    Yeah I've recieved no accommodation offer so I've just emailed them asking what I should do/wait for etc.

    thanks!
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    (Original post by KieranOPrey)
    Oh right I understand.

    Yeah I've recieved no accommodation offer so I've just emailed them asking what I should do/wait for etc.

    thanks!
    Good plan, better safe than sorry
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    I've heard Unite accommodation are a lot more expensive.
    Do yourself a favour and phone the uni! They're so lovely and helpful and you'll get answers straight away.
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    (Original post by Tori_)
    I've heard Unite accommodation are a lot more expensive.
    Do yourself a favour and phone the uni! They're so lovely and helpful and you'll get answers straight away.
    Yeah I just saw the prices not sure I can afford that and still be able to eat haha

    Just emailed them they said I'll find out after my results

    Thanks anyway!!

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