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    (Original post by MarinaR)
    I'm in Nixon, Block H, any neighbours???
    nixon court block D! not too far i guess?


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    (Original post by isitinyet?)
    surely being in halls outweighs having an ensuite away from everyone?
    Away from some I guess but all I had been offered was somewhere in nixon court. I still have my options anyway and I've been told that many uol freshers have bought the rooms in Filbert street
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    (Original post by bluenose)
    Away from some I guess but all I had been offered was somewhere in nixon court. I still have my options anyway and I've been told that many uol freshers have bought the rooms in Filbert street
    https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/4..._mall_activity

    someone just posted on that page about private accomodation with an ensuite!
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    Nixon Court Block D! Wanted Oadby though but ah well.
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    (Original post by QI Elf)
    Its often a mix. In my 2nd year I lived with another 2nd year (my best friend- I reqested to live with her in The Beeches) and the rest were 1st years who had taken a gap year. In my 3rd year I lived with another 3rd year girl, a 2nd year girl (who had stayed on from the year before). The rest were 1st years. It was wonderful socially in the 2nd year- I couldn't have asked for a better time. In 3rd year it was a bit different and I didn't really mix with the boys downstairs much and neither did the other girls. That could have partly been because of us being 3rd years and having more work and pressure etc to do, I'm not sure, or maybe I was just exceptionally lucky with a great group of guys in my 2nd year. I wouldn't worry about it not being in a block at all. After all, in the main JoFo pavillions, people only tend to socialise with their small flat of about 5/6 people from what I've heard.


    Room 12 is a decent size- I don't have any pictures at all of that room, sorry. The only annoying thing about it is its a bit of an awkward shape- quite long and narrow but its nice enough. Its next to the bathroom and opposite the kitchen.
    Does room 12 have a washbasin like yours? and are there only 3 rooms on the second floor? Just wondering if there could possibly be more girls on that floor. Thanks for you help! much appreciated
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    (Original post by isitinyet?)
    https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/4..._mall_activity

    someone just posted on that page about private accomodation with an ensuite!
    ah cheers! Just went to look at accommodation around the Uni today. Honestly when people say UoL Is a long walk from Filbert, it really is not. When i went there today too i was told that alot more UoL Students have been coming in to book. I was put into a flat with 3 other UoL students so its not that bad i suppose.
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    (Original post by ampine14)
    Does room 12 have a washbasin like yours? and are there only 3 rooms on the second floor? Just wondering if there could possibly be more girls on that floor. Thanks for you help! much appreciated
    Yeah, all the rooms have a sink.

    No, just three girls. Technically there is another spare room next to yours but its not occupied by anyone. When I was there it had a large table and chairs in. Nobody really used it that much- during exam period I overtook it as my 'office' and spent all day revising in there.

    On the 1st floor (2nd floor to you in the US ) there is also the subwarden's room who is in charge of the house. No idea if it will be the same guy as I had- he's a 5th medic called James if he is.
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    (Original post by QI Elf)
    Yeah, all the rooms have a sink.

    No, just three girls. Technically there is another spare room next to yours but its not occupied by anyone. When I was there it had a large table and chairs in. Nobody really used it that much- during exam period I overtook it as my 'office' and spent all day revising in there.

    On the 1st floor (2nd floor to you in the US ) there is also the subwarden's room who is in charge of the house. No idea if it will be the same guy as I had- he's a 5th medic called James if he is.
    ahh yeah im beginning realize all the different words we have for different things So do we pretty much live with the subwarden (share a kitchen, bathroom ect.)? just curious haha and my last question is did you have a tv in your room? pretty much everyone does at uni in the US but i didnt know if it was common there. thanks again!
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    Hi can anyone help me out. I've applied for accommodation three times now requesting rooms in Oadby, self-catered and mostly standard however each time i have been offered Nixon Court, firstly the most expensive room type and then premium single rooms. I have received an email advising me to accept this offer as the other rooms probably aren't available. However this is not only slightly more expensive that I feel I can afford but I really wanted to be in Oadby at least for my first year. Any advise on anything I can do/if it's worth calling the uni? thanks
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    Got accepted by Leicester today and so I'm making a start with getting a feel for what accommodation is suitable!

    So my question is, which of the halls are a bit quieter? There's nothing about this on the accommodation website so your help would be awesome. :cool:
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    (Original post by rahface)
    Hi can anyone help me out. I've applied for accommodation three times now requesting rooms in Oadby, self-catered and mostly standard however each time i have been offered Nixon Court, firstly the most expensive room type and then premium single rooms. I have received an email advising me to accept this offer as the other rooms probably aren't available. However this is not only slightly more expensive that I feel I can afford but I really wanted to be in Oadby at least for my first year. Any advise on anything I can do/if it's worth calling the uni? thanks
    Don't we all mate, join the club. I wanted to be in Oadby buy they have all been taken. I settled for private accommodation on Filbert village as I couldn't afford the nixon court accommodation they allocated me. Uni can only put you on a transfer list and just take what's given. Or you could go into private halls like me. Hope this helps. P. A I am also first year
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    (Original post by ampine14)
    ahh yeah im beginning realize all the different words we have for different things So do we pretty much live with the subwarden (share a kitchen, bathroom ect.)? just curious haha and my last question is did you have a tv in your room? pretty much everyone does at uni in the US but i didnt know if it was common there. thanks again!
    You won't share a bathroom with the subwarden- he has his own in his flat. But you will more than likely mix lots with the boys- I did the first year I was there and are still friends with them even now we've al left.

    I didn't have a TV and its not all that common to, after all you'd have to pay £120 or something similar for a TV Licence. I used my laptop for dvds and watched TV online through iPlayer (the BBC online service for watching shows) and other similar ones for the other British tv channels. Thats what the majority of people tend to use over here. Yeah, some do have TVs, most generally don't.
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    (Original post by Mudya)
    I got given Nixon Court after not getting John Foster, at first I was pissed, but then I realised how much money I was saving!! And no buses ever, even to town! However, my flat has had so many problems, its not at all premium! If saving money is what you're after go for it.

    They have built new accommodation on the site but the rooms are going for around £4500 its Luxury living but...
    I'll be living in block D, could you tell me what it's like please?
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    (Original post by arani123)
    I'll be living in block D, could you tell me what it's like please?
    Of course, well I also lived in Block D, I shared a flat with 9 people. We had 2 fridges and 3 cookers between us, there was plenty of storage space. The rooms themselves are large enough, single bed, wash basin with mirror, large desk, two story book shelf. The shower room and toilets are separate (3 of each), they are basic, especially the showers! If you're living in a 5 person flat, the same applies except you will have 2 cookers and 1 fridge (I think) and 2 showers and toilets.

    With regards to post, you will get a little note under your door telling you to go to the porters office, they will have it for you so theres no need to worry about people stealing your post :P

    My flat had some issues (heating), but looking back it really wasn't that bad. Just hope your flatmates are clean, cooperative, not too loud and friendly!

    Its not luxury living but you are saving lots of money by living here. You can also afford to sleep a little longer since uni is so close by.

    Hope you have a fantastic year! If you want to know anything specific let me know.
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    Hello, just a quick question that my mate needs an answer to.

    It's about Lasdun (the supposed 'Prison Block'). He wants to know the layout of Lasdun, e.g. how many people are on a floor, how many people share bathroom facilities and if the floors and mixed gender or single sex.

    Need a quick reply if anyone can, thanks!
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    (Original post by ManUtdFan333)
    Hello, just a quick question that my mate needs an answer to.

    It's about Lasdun (the supposed 'Prison Block'). He wants to know the layout of Lasdun, e.g. how many people are on a floor, how many people share bathroom facilities and if the floors and mixed gender or single sex.

    Need a quick reply if anyone can, thanks!
    Think 5/6 a flat (so on each floor) and single sex flats with mixed blocks.
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    Anyone else in prestwold? I'm flat 5


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    (Original post by Mudya)
    Of course, well I also lived in Block D, I shared a flat with 9 people. We had 2 fridges and 3 cookers between us, there was plenty of storage space. The rooms themselves are large enough, single bed, wash basin with mirror, large desk, two story book shelf. The shower room and toilets are separate (3 of each), they are basic, especially the showers! If you're living in a 5 person flat, the same applies except you will have 2 cookers and 1 fridge (I think) and 2 showers and toilets.

    With regards to post, you will get a little note under your door telling you to go to the porters office, they will have it for you so theres no need to worry about people stealing your post :P

    My flat had some issues (heating), but looking back it really wasn't that bad. Just hope your flatmates are clean, cooperative, not too loud and friendly!

    Its not luxury living but you are saving lots of money by living here. You can also afford to sleep a little longer since uni is so close by.

    Hope you have a fantastic year! If you want to know anything specific let me know.
    Thank you for all the info I just hope it's sociable and clean! Do you have any photos of your room or of any of the blocks?
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    (Original post by roh)
    Think 5/6 a flat (so on each floor) and single sex flats with mixed blocks.
    Thank you for your response. Do you know where I could find any pictures of the inside of Lasdun by any chance?
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    (Original post by arani123)
    I'm in Block D. Do you know any others that are around there too?
    I'm in D too! Floor four
 
 
 
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