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    (Original post by niamhscarlett)
    I finally got my accommodation offer from Caius!! I'm in the Stephen Hawking building and my room is described as a 'superior double en-suite' which sounds pretty good! :lol:
    It sounds good, until they tell you the rent...
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    (Original post by niamhscarlett)
    I finally got my accommodation offer from Caius!! I'm in the Stephen Hawking building and my room is described as a 'superior double en-suite' which sounds pretty good! :lol:
    Hey!! I'm in SHB too! Though I chose Band B and got "superior single en-suite" Needless to say, my parents are shocked at the rent but it's still not as bad as all my friends in London
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    It sounds good, until they tell you the rent...
    Yeah. That room sounds expensive.
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    It sounds good, until they tell you the rent...
    Surprisingly it's on the lower end of Band B. :0
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    (Original post by kn_dragon)
    Hey!! I'm in SHB too! Though I chose Band B and got "superior single en-suite" Needless to say, my parents are shocked at the rent but it's still not as bad as all my friends in London
    Yeah I got Band B too! I don't think the double means anything, I still get a single bed I'm on floor 2 I think.
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    (Original post by niamhscarlett)
    Yeah I got Band B too! I don't think the double means anything, I still get a single bed I'm on floor 2 I think.
    Oh wow same! XD second floor too! i'll definitely be seeing you on the first day then
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    (Original post by kn_dragon)
    Oh wow same! XD second floor too! i'll definitely be seeing you on the first day then
    Yeah It's good to know we won't be going without knowing anyone first!!
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    (Original post by kn_dragon)
    Oh wow same! XD second floor too! i'll definitely be seeing you on the first day then
    (Original post by niamhscarlett)
    Yeah It's good to know we won't be going without knowing anyone first!!
    Second floor SHB as well!

    I'm not sure what the layout inside is like, but the third floor looks really cool - they've got a balconies running all along each edge.
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    (Original post by kn_dragon)
    Hey!! I'm in SHB too! Though I chose Band B and got "superior single en-suite" Needless to say, my parents are shocked at the rent but it's still not as bad as all my friends in London
    what is the rent per term?
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    (Original post by 12284)
    what is the rent per term?
    Per year it's like £4,413... so per term it's around £1,471
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    (Original post by kn_dragon)
    Per year it's like £4,413... so per term it's around £1,471
    Are you kidding me? I get 1.5k per term at King's for a small non-ensuite. jfc
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Are you kidding me? I get 1.5k per term at King's for a small non-ensuite. jfc
    1.2k per term at trinity for ensuite (not sure of room size but is wolfson building)
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Are you kidding me? I get 1.5k per term at King's for a small non-ensuite. jfc
    ****ing hell that's expensive.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Are you kidding me? I get 1.5k per term at King's for a small non-ensuite. jfc
    Christ's small ensuite was 900ish.

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    (Original post by jneill)
    Christ's small ensuite was 900ish.

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    Homerton's nice sized ensuite is £3k + £600 you can spend on food per year. Didn't expect King's to be so exepensive.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Are you kidding me? I get 1.5k per term at King's for a small non-ensuite. jfc
    The way a college charge rent is sometimes different from college to college. (ie ; what's included in the rent)
    Does yours include something that's not purely 'room charge' like utility, KFC, etc?
    Also being an international means they provide all necessary bedding and perhaps they do laundry of bed linens. Are you paying separately for those? (If it's not, that's he'd den charge)
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    (Original post by alow)
    Homerton's nice sized ensuite is £3k + £600 you can spend on food per year. Didn't expect King's to be so exepensive.
    tbf we've got a price range, it goes from 1.1 to 1.5k a term but none of them are ensuite - you gotta share with 5/6 people. Maybe it's because it's in the centre idk
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    (Original post by paddy10663)
    Second floor SHB as well!

    I'm not sure what the layout inside is like, but the third floor looks really cool - they've got a balconies running all along each edge.
    That's actually the fourth floor and that is where fellows live (as well as some teaching rooms), no students have balconies
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    The way a college charge rent is sometimes different from college to college. (ie ; what's included in the rent)
    Does yours include something that's not purely 'room charge' like utility, KFC, etc?
    Also being an international means they provide all necessary bedding and perhaps they do laundry of bed linens. Are you paying separately for those? (If it's not, that's he'd den charge)
    (well the rooms are on a price range 1.1 to 1.5k per term, but they're all non-ensuite, though they do differ in size)

    I'm pretty sure all the utility bills are paid for, but the KFC is separate: 170 per term.

    And yep, they did have a option for the bedding pack, dunno about laundry, but the bedding pack cost 25 quid ontop of the rent.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    tbf we've got a price range, it goes from 1.1 to 1.5k a term but none of them are ensuite - you gotta share with 5/6 people. Maybe it's because it's in the centre idk
    omg seriously?! I hope the rooms are big for that price...
 
 
 
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