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    They're planning to extend broadband access to all accomodation, but it sounds like it's a 'work in progress', and probably won't be finished by the time we get there...
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    (Original post by crazydaveuk)
    I applied for LC like many... I'll just see how it feels,
    if I get it that is (which I may well not do!)


    What I was wondering is, considering that LC says "broadband access",
    does that mean that no-where else has it??
    I'm buying myself a laptop in the next week or 2,
    and I couldn't stand not being online. The idea of
    simply relying on the libraries sounds torturous. ¬_¬
    Presently, Lewes Court Phase 2, Holland House and King's Road accommodation have broadband access (all wireless to my knowledge). It is anticipated that by the time we start, East Slope will be wired to the uni network, therefore providing broadband access. This is not guaranteed though, as Wise One said, it's work-in-progress. I think the next on the list to be 'wired up' is Lewes Court Phase 1.
    All accommodation which does not have broadband at the mo has 56K dial-up which is at an extra cost (either monthly fee or pay-as-you-use) through a company called Keysurf (www.keysurf.net).
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    Yeah i got Lewes Court as well, ensuite, non smoking so definately phase 2. 121d or something like that. £86.50 a week thought the brochure said £76.50 oh well it will be worth it, even though its most of my loan lol. i take it that price includes electricity and won't have to pay extra?
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    (Original post by nikkif99uk)
    Yeah i got Lewes Court as well, ensuite, non smoking so definately phase 2. 121d or something like that. £86.50 a week thought the brochure said £76.50 oh well it will be worth it, even though its most of my loan lol. i take it that price includes electricity and won't have to pay extra?
    Don't think the price does include electricity - I read in the accommodation guide that it doesn't usually exceed £15 a month though, which works out at £3.75 extra a week, max.

    Looks like you're in the same block as me (Block 4). You can see where your flat is on the plan, here:

    http://www.icmg.mgovernment.org/docu...sCourtPlan.pdf
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    thats cool then, any idea what floor 121D is and if there are lifts? as don't wanna lug PC and TV upstairs lol. I hope it not much more, the rent taken up most of my loan already and i have to pay full fee's thank god for my overdraft and savings from my gap year, although not that much.
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    (Original post by nikkif99uk)
    thats cool then, any idea what floor 121D is and if there are lifts? as don't wanna lug PC and TV upstairs lol. I hope it not much more, the rent taken up most of my loan already and i have to pay full fee's thank god for my overdraft and savings from my gap year, although not that much.
    Nope, don't know what floor 121 is or if there are lifts I'm afraid! The accommodation is quite expensive but I've seen the rooms and they are fab.
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    hi, im coming to sussex this sept/oct does anyone know when i should find out where im staying in accomodation? many thanks
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    (Original post by Becca28)
    hi, im coming to sussex this sept/oct does anyone know when i should find out where im staying in accomodation? many thanks
    I think you should get a load of info in the post in the next week or so - don't worry!
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    (Original post by Elementalism)
    I've probably said this before, but I'll say it again anyway.

    Most people will have applied for Brighthelm or Lewes Court. I was given a place in Lewes Court, and offered a free week before arrival weekend because I hadn't been sent any info on the open day I moved in on the Tuesday before arrival weekend and was living with two other guys, both really quiet. I just couldn't handle it...Left the bags I had in my room and put a transfer in straight away. My stuff came down on arrival weekend and I got a place in the very last flat on East Slope, managed to work up the courage (and sobriety) to head over to LC and pick up some of my clothes and I was done. I couldn't have handled it there.

    Don't get me wrong, if you come to Uni to work and you're not really bothered about the social side of things, then you'll probably appreciate the facilities in Lewes Court more. There is always the option of just hitting East Slope bar and listening out for someone talking about a party, but personally I loved being right in the thick of it.

    The grass is another thing you'll really love in the summer, the option of climbing onto your roof (face it, everyone does it) and the fact that the bar is only a minute away from you.

    Comparatively, and this is from a strictly aesthetical perspective, East Slope is a dump compared to Lewes Court. But there's no community spirit. After the first year, you'll probably be used to the people chanting 'EAST SLOPE FOR LIFFFFFFEEEEEEEE' on the nightbus!

    If you want luxury and community, go Brighthelm, it's so much nicer than Lewes Court, you have proper neighbours and a washing machine AND it's right bang next to the Slope.

    ANYWAY!

    You're gonna love Sussex regardless, you'll make a load of mates, get well acquainted with the Hothouse and then of course you've got a year to explore Brighton until you're dumped in the centre

    Flat 73, East Slope...For life.
    of course it was quiet and there wasn't much atmosphere if you moved in before arrival weekend when there weren't many people there!

    i'm in phase 1 and really happy with it - it's silly to say it's not at all sociable because it's what you make of it. i intend to be very sociable!
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    (Original post by allisandro)
    of course it was quiet and there wasn't much atmosphere if you moved in before arrival weekend when there weren't many people there!

    i'm in phase 1 and really happy with it - it's silly to say it's not at all sociable because it's what you make of it. i intend to be very sociable!
    :ditto:

    It's what you make it...I also intend to be very sociable...and anyway, in my experience at university, you don't just entertain yourself in your accommodation!!
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    anyone know if there storage spaces under the beds?
    also are there microwaves in lewes court phase two?
    what is provided in the en suite? will we need a bath mat? etc
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    anyone know if the wardrobes lock as heard they do
    Do the kitchen cupboards lock?
    How much space do we have each in the fridges/freezer???
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    (Original post by allisandro)
    of course it was quiet and there wasn't much atmosphere if you moved in before arrival weekend when there weren't many people there!

    i'm in phase 1 and really happy with it - it's silly to say it's not at all sociable because it's what you make of it. i intend to be very sociable!
    I'm not going to argue with you, Lewes Court is the least sociable place on Campus. You won't stay in your halls at all, you'll probably end up in East Slope Bar for most of the year. Nothing goes on in Lewes Court, if you throw a party, no one will turn up because it's too far away! Party hunters just listen out around East Slope. You'll see what I mean anyway!

    Lewes Court is quiet pretty much all year round, it's not as if I didn't go back there - I did live on campus for a year! The fact is, there is zero community spirit in Lewes Court. Brighthelm has some, the Park Houses have some, Park Village has loads and so does East Slope. Nice flats, yes, but all I used my room for was to sleep and work in, and I don't need to pay £70+ for that!

    I really hope one of you misses Lewes Court - As bad as that may sound, you won't regret it after the first term!
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    we'll make it socialble. those in phase 2 what rooms do people have. i got 121D
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    *digs deep pit outside of 121D, then covers it over with cheap oriental rug*

    You really shouldn't give out your room number on the net...
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    well i thought u all seemed like normal people.
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    No such luck.
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    The main danger you've got is that we'll all be round to use your ensuite and boradband! lol
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    i thought the point of uni was to meet up with people and socialise, just saying they can come and see me and say hi lol
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    i'm in lewes court phase 2 and i'm chuffed!en-suite and broadband! i completely think that its what you make of it! i can't imagine us all neing unsociable people in lewes court! i am def not! don't think i'll be the only person with this perspective, at least i hope not!!i talk to any1 who will listen! hehe! not to **** east slope but i've been to the halls there to see one of my friends and i could not live there! i suppose it is all up to personal preferences but lewes court 2 is where i want 2 be!
 
 
 
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