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    Yeah! Go for Opal it's better tbh! When i rang up i got told most of the student nurses have chose Opal, and it's nice soo yeah might aswell You pay your deposit for it, and then once you know for a fact you have got your grades and that, i think the accomodation is set up in termly installments, i'm not sure but i think it's something like that haha! xx
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    Really not going Opal!
    It's going into administration, was in the newspaper there. Plus for £120 a week for a single bed room which isn't too nice, when for the same price you can get better places with Unite. Plus the shower and that is literally a pod.
    Last year the conditions were so bad that they pulled the rooms down to £50 a week. I was up in Leeds twice last week finding all this out. Plus you have to pay more to go use the gym and that there.
    But yeah, i'd just check up on it if you're set on going there with it going into administration and that!

    Hah, sorry to be so against Opal, but after checking it out/having my siblings live there and hate it + the prices now, I wouldn't want anyone to get ripped off with the debt and that now'a'days.
    It's half an hours walk from the Uni too, but it does a free bus.

    I really recommend this place, it's the same price and literally a 2 minute walk (if that) from the Uni. Went for a viewing there on Wednesday and it's great. Double bed, nice bathroom, all bills included and that, free gym ect. Even if you've applied to Opal, i'd a quick look just incase something happens because of the admin situation. They said they don't know what will happen until the end of the financial year and to see what happens then.
    https://www.unite-students.com/rp134...6982/Sky-Plaza

    This is what the room looks like for £120 a week, which is the same as Opal
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=Z2y0q8HzB3Q


    I had my heart set on Opal at first, until I went to look round and that D: but these are just as involved with the whole freshers and that. x
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    (Original post by Charleyharley)
    Really not going Opal!
    It's going into administration, was in the newspaper there. Plus for £120 a week for a single bed room which isn't too nice, when for the same price you can get better places with Unite. Plus the shower and that is literally a pod.
    Last year the conditions were so bad that they pulled the rooms down to £50 a week. I was up in Leeds twice last week finding all this out. Plus you have to pay more to go use the gym and that there.
    But yeah, i'd just check up on it if you're set on going there with it going into administration and that!

    Hah, sorry to be so against Opal, but after checking it out/having my siblings live there and hate it + the prices now, I wouldn't want anyone to get ripped off with the debt and that now'a'days.
    It's half an hours walk from the Uni too, but it does a free bus.

    I really recommend this place, it's the same price and literally a 2 minute walk (if that) from the Uni. Went for a viewing there on Wednesday and it's great. Double bed, nice bathroom, all bills included and that, free gym ect. Even if you've applied to Opal, i'd a quick look just incase something happens because of the admin situation. They said they don't know what will happen until the end of the financial year and to see what happens then.
    https://www.unite-students.com/rp134...6982/Sky-Plaza

    This is what the room looks like for £120 a week, which is the same as Opal
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=Z2y0q8HzB3Q


    I had my heart set on Opal at first, until I went to look round and that D: but these are just as involved with the whole freshers and that. x
    I've applied for the sky plaza as well, looks SO much nicer :-)
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    (Original post by Hannah1.2.3)
    I've applied for the sky plaza as well, looks SO much nicer :-)
    Sky Plaza all the way, it makes opal look like ****, can't wait to move in!!


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    (Original post by Charleyharley)
    Really not going Opal!
    It's going into administration, was in the newspaper there. Plus for £120 a week for a single bed room which isn't too nice, when for the same price you can get better places with Unite. Plus the shower and that is literally a pod.
    Last year the conditions were so bad that they pulled the rooms down to £50 a week. I was up in Leeds twice last week finding all this out. Plus you have to pay more to go use the gym and that there.
    But yeah, i'd just check up on it if you're set on going there with it going into administration and that!

    Hah, sorry to be so against Opal, but after checking it out/having my siblings live there and hate it + the prices now, I wouldn't want anyone to get ripped off with the debt and that now'a'days.
    It's half an hours walk from the Uni too, but it does a free bus.

    I really recommend this place, it's the same price and literally a 2 minute walk (if that) from the Uni. Went for a viewing there on Wednesday and it's great. Double bed, nice bathroom, all bills included and that, free gym ect. Even if you've applied to Opal, i'd a quick look just incase something happens because of the admin situation. They said they don't know what will happen until the end of the financial year and to see what happens then.
    https://www.unite-students.com/rp134...6982/Sky-Plaza

    This is what the room looks like for £120 a week, which is the same as Opal
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=Z2y0q8HzB3Q


    I had my heart set on Opal at first, until I went to look round and that D: but these are just as involved with the whole freshers and that. x
    This has been my point the whole time! Sky looked so great when I went for a viewing


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    Hi guys,

    im still waiting to set leeds as my firm choice. so i leeds plaza a better option that opal??

    how much in the difference etc?

    xox
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    Does anyone know how many weeks this course is for? Some are saying 45, yet some are saying 51! x
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    (Original post by Addiev)
    Sky Plaza all the way, it makes opal look like ****, can't wait to move in!!


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    How long a contract did you go for? 43 or 51?
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    (Original post by roisin condon)
    Hi guys,

    im still waiting to set leeds as my firm choice. so i leeds plaza a better option that opal??

    how much in the difference etc?

    xox
    Hey
    In opal all the deluxe rooms have gone, so its just single bed ensuites left. This is £120 a week I think.
    At sky plaza you can get a small double bed ensuite for £129 p/w (43 weeks) or £119 p/w (51 weeks).
    Both opal and sky plaza have bills included, and a gym etc, so pretty much getting the same thing, but sky plaza is closer to uni. However people say the social side of opal is better, so depends what you want out of it really. Tbh its not like plaza is gonna be dead, a lot of students live there so I'm sure the social side will be pretty good too
    Hope this helps
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    (Original post by Hannah1.2.3)
    Hey
    In opal all the deluxe rooms have gone, so its just single bed ensuites left. This is £120 a week I think.
    At sky plaza you can get a small double bed ensuite for £129 p/w (43 weeks) or £119 p/w (51 weeks).
    Both opal and sky plaza have bills included, and a gym etc, so pretty much getting the same thing, but sky plaza is closer to uni. However people say the social side of opal is better, so depends what you want out of it really. Tbh its not like plaza is gonna be dead, a lot of students live there so I'm sure the social side will be pretty good too
    Hope this helps

    yes this does help thanks a million ah i dont know what to do, cause im from ireland and i cant get over to see the accomodation :/
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    (Original post by roisin condon)
    yes this does help thanks a million ah i dont know what to do, cause im from ireland and i cant get over to see the accomodation :/
    If you type in the names of the accommodation on YouTube there's quite a few videos that show the different places :-)
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    Lmao! i'm kind of kicking myself now i put a deposit on opal! ohhh well haha! xx
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    so leeds plaza it is? haah xx
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    (Original post by NatashaJadeLowe)
    Lmao! i'm kind of kicking myself now i put a deposit on opal! ohhh well haha! xx
    Haha me to! It says even tho they're in administration its still okay to live there so should be fine xx

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    (Original post by Hannah1.2.3)
    How long a contract did you go for? 43 or 51?
    I've gone for 51 weeks, the price is near enough the same anyway & it gives me flexibility knowing I've got so long to stay there


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    good stuff thanks for the info xx
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    Hello

    I've been offered a conditional place on Adult nursing and accepted straight away as it was my first choice and i was over the moon!!

    I'm looking into the accommodation now and have seen that most of you are staying at Opal or Plaza..
    do you know is Plaza put all the nurses together? (i know Opal do)
    The student finance and accommodation is confusing the hell out of me.. ha!

    Also.. does anyone know if/when we need to do our health checks and have our injections as i'm working abroad for the summer and i'm worried i'm going to miss them.

    Thanks xxx
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    (Original post by Charleyharley)
    Really not going Opal!
    It's going into administration, was in the newspaper there. Plus for £120 a week for a single bed room which isn't too nice, when for the same price you can get better places with Unite. Plus the shower and that is literally a pod.
    Last year the conditions were so bad that they pulled the rooms down to £50 a week. I was up in Leeds twice last week finding all this out. Plus you have to pay more to go use the gym and that there.
    But yeah, i'd just check up on it if you're set on going there with it going into administration and that!

    Hah, sorry to be so against Opal, but after checking it out/having my siblings live there and hate it + the prices now, I wouldn't want anyone to get ripped off with the debt and that now'a'days.
    It's half an hours walk from the Uni too, but it does a free bus.

    I really recommend this place, it's the same price and literally a 2 minute walk (if that) from the Uni. Went for a viewing there on Wednesday and it's great. Double bed, nice bathroom, all bills included and that, free gym ect. Even if you've applied to Opal, i'd a quick look just incase something happens because of the admin situation. They said they don't know what will happen until the end of the financial year and to see what happens then.
    https://www.unite-students.com/rp134...6982/Sky-Plaza

    This is what the room looks like for £120 a week, which is the same as Opal
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=Z2y0q8HzB3Q


    I had my heart set on Opal at first, until I went to look round and that D: but these are just as involved with the whole freshers and that. x
    Hi, Just wondering if you have to apply for the sky plaza through their website? or can you do it through the uni?
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    (Original post by Sadie95)
    Hi, Just wondering if you have to apply for the sky plaza through their website? or can you do it through the uni?
    You have to do it directly through unite-students accommodation (which you can on the website) because sky plaza is not owned by Leeds Met unlike opal 1&2 etc..


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    I had a look around Opal and I thought it looked pretty neat and tidy. Maybe it just depends on what you think suits you best. But in reality, I reckon you'll probably forget about how pretty the accom looks when you meet new people and start making friends.
 
 
 
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