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    Hi Everyone, i'm wondering if you could give me a bit of advice on something that's been bothering me for a little while now..

    I've just applied to university - specifically, Nursing (BSc).
    Now since I've just applied, I have very little idea about accommodation and the suchlike, so perhaps those who are already there could give me a hand..
    I've been DJ'ing for a long time now, and it's one of those things you don't give up easily, especially since you've been spinning since you were small.
    I don't know how I'd feel, living in halls without my decks/mixer and other associated paraphernalia - so I'm interested what the policy for most universities would be in this instance?

    Obviously if I was living in private accommodation, this wouldn't be a problem, but it's not really an option at this point - I'd doubt I could afford it anyway, certainly not 1st year.

    So guys, can I continue spinning throughout Uni, or will I have to give it up?
    I notice in local uni towns there are plenty of student DJs - they seem to manage.. Thoughts would be appreciated.
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    (Original post by Hepatomegaly)
    Hi Everyone, i'm wondering if you could give me a bit of advice on something that's been bothering me for a little while now..

    I've just applied to university - specifically, Nursing (BSc).
    Now since I've just applied, I have very little idea about accommodation and the suchlike, so perhaps those who are already there could give me a hand..
    I've been DJ'ing for a long time now, and it's one of those things you don't give up easily, especially since you've been spinning since you were small.
    I don't know how I'd feel, living in halls without my decks/mixer and other associated paraphernalia - so I'm interested what the policy for most universities would be in this instance?

    Obviously if I was living in private accommodation, this wouldn't be a problem, but it's not really an option at this point - I'd doubt I could afford it anyway, certainly not 1st year.

    So guys, can I continue spinning throughout Uni, or will I have to give it up?
    I notice in local uni towns there are plenty of student DJs - they seem to manage.. Thoughts would be appreciated.
    Shouldn't be a problem, unless they're anal about the electricity useage.
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    Yeah, it should be fine.

    My halls didn't worry about electricity (although maybe if I'd been running more than a computer and an alarm clock they might have been...) but my boyfriend had to pay an extra if he went over X amount. But that (and space) is really the only problem.
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    You know, I didn't even think about power - I suppose that's an obvious issue.
    Mainly I was concerned about noise levels, and theft.
    Obviously having some expensive equipment is a worry.

    (I could use headphones, but i'd have to use 2 pairs at the same time, which would be awkward)
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    It would probably depend on how loud you play, and who you are living with that would complain!
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    I DJ as well, and play guitar. Do they actually watch your electricity usage? Im not planning on letting them know I have decks
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    some halls include insurance in the monthly cost
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    (Original post by Hepatomegaly)
    You know, I didn't even think about power - I suppose that's an obvious issue.
    Mainly I was concerned about noise levels, and theft.
    Obviously having some expensive equipment is a worry.

    (I could use headphones, but i'd have to use 2 pairs at the same time, which would be awkward)
    Theft would be your own responsibility. In halls your room will be required to have a lock on the bedroom door at least so you should have some protection if you keep it in there. You can also pick up student contents insurance relatively cheaply and it may be worth investing in some. Many universities have a curfew system for the noise, typically around 11pm. Aside from this it's just a case of avoiding complaints from neighbours. Take some good quality headphones?
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    Theft would be your own responsibility. In halls your room will be required to have a lock on the bedroom door at least so you should have some protection if you keep it in there. You can also pick up student contents insurance relatively cheaply and it may be worth investing in some. Many universities have a curfew system for the noise, typically around 11pm. Aside from this it's just a case of avoiding complaints from neighbours. Take some good quality headphones?
    I can see that, and that ain't a problem.
    Thanks for the helpful advice guys

    And that ain't a problem, I can wear two pairs of headphones at night, if i do mix late on.
    I could even use PFL split if I need to ;
 
 
 
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