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    I would really appreciate it if I could get advice on what is better... Looking into this for my friends and well there going to uni for the education, not into the whole party scene... sex scene etc? What’s the differences? what’s cheaper? What’s more expensive? or are they the same price really in the long run? Etc Thanks

    Of course they'd be first year students and also very christian... and have strong beliefs? I dont know if this will change things but i thought id put it down anyways.
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    I think that the private housing is cheaper because its self catering. Although with the halls, you get meals made for you. I guess it partly depends on how many people you want to live with and if you would want to cook for yourself personaly, i'm gonna stay in private houses because the rooms are quite a bit bigger than in the halls. hope this helps
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    In you friends' case a private house will be a better option since when you live in the halls there will be more party scenes than your friends want .

    Another thing is private houses have larger rooms than halls (same rental)
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    In you friends' case a private house will be a better option since when you live in the halls there will be more party scenes than your friends want .

    Another thing is private houses have larger rooms than halls (same rental)
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    I was going to move into a private house with friends when I started last September but didn't get one in time. Best thing that could have happened. Halls are pretty amazing you make so many more friends and have a brilliant social life.

    I say halls win easily. And mine are self catered so are really affordable.
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    (Original post by davidnguyen)
    In you friends' case a private house will be a better option since when you live in the halls there will be more party scenes than your friends want .

    Another thing is private houses have larger rooms than halls (same rental)

    not all private houses have bigger rooms, someone always has to have the smaller ones, and then there are arguments.

    also not all halls are geared to the party scene. The uni`s usually give you guidance on which are the quieter ones, and even try to match you with people of the same kinds of interests.
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    (Original post by Adelaidez)
    I would really appreciate it if I could get advice on what is better... Looking into this for my friends and well there going to uni for the education, not into the whole party scene... sex scene etc? What’s the differences? what’s cheaper? What’s more expensive? or are they the same price really in the long run? Etc Thanks

    Of course they'd be first year students and also very christian... and have strong beliefs? I dont know if this will change things but i thought id put it down anyways.

    Private housing comes with so many pitfalls, its too much to worry about as well as being at uni and taking care of all your own needs. If you dont like your housemates or theyre a pain, then your stuck in a messy tenancy with them, whereas in halls, you are under the care of the uni, and after paying one bill to cover heating lighting water etc, the rest of your money is your own. and its a fixed amount.

    the rooms are a good size and the ensuites are fab.
    in a house you will never know what the bills are going to be, and if someone isnt going to pay them on time, and if youve got a nice landlord, why give yourself the extra worry when you can have your very own little studio type room with own bathroom if you want, for an affordable price?

    also the halls have 24 hour security, which private doesnt, and with robberies of student accom high, i just think private is more vulnerable
 
 
 
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