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    even though i got 3 A's i still didnt get any of my choices of accomodarion which were both self - catered and cost £60!! They shuved me in elvyn richards and in a £105 room! Im gonna ave 2 accept it but can some1 tell me what it is like there? the booklet they sent me makes it seem pretty good though
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    I got into towers which wasn't one of my 1st two choices either, but I guess its take it or leave it eh :P, mayb they will be very nice when you turn up! Shame about it being more expensive though
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    yeh thats what i thought, wherever i end up im prob gonna have a good time anyway, and im lookin at the Elvyn Richards Hall website and it seems pretty good!

    Just annoyin i ave 2 save up more money now!!
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    i got into evly richard too although it wasn't any of my choices. i was really upsett at first cause i wanted self catering but i rang the accomodation woman and she was telling me it was really nice and if i feel that un happy about it i can change when i get there. she offered me a room in falk- egg but i didnt know much about it so i didnt know if i should have excepted it. i hope evly is okay i think i will stick to it.
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    If you were offered Elyn and you wanted self catered, then you should've taken the Falk-Egg option as thats a self catered halls! Catered halls are generally more expensive as their price includes the cost of dinners. So if you were looking for a cheaper option, then Falk-Egg is the way forward. I understand many people who wanted self-catered applied for Telford...you have got to understand that Telford is quite a small hall compared to Falk-Egg or Elvyn Richards...If you've read my previous posts in the Questions About Lufbra, you would know that Elvyn and Falk-Egg are generally the last options you're given (coz they're the largest and have more rooms)

    The lesson learnt here is FIRST COME FIRST SERVE...so those who were prompt to return their accomodation forms and results have obviously been given their first choice! However, if you're picky and persistant, then once you've got your room, you can wait for specific room in the specific hall that you wanted (providing if anyone drops out) This just means you have to keep phoning accomodation services or actually go see them. But this because quite a hassle as you don't wanna spend your first few days at Lougborough constantly at the Accomodation Office (plus if you do get your room, you have to move all your stuff again!!!)

    Accomodation is a room at the end of the day...what makes it a good place to stay is your flatmates and your Hall Spirit. Make you room more homely with posters, fairy lights, lava lamps and bean bags....you'll all be fine!!!

    If you do find hall accomodation not for you, then you'll get the chance of living in a house near town in your second year (thats if you choose to)!!!

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    (Original post by theisticandy)
    I got into towers which wasn't one of my 1st two choices either, but I guess its take it or leave it eh :P, mayb they will be very nice when you turn up! Shame about it being more expensive though
    As someone who has been in the Tower for two years I can only sing its praises. It's not often peoples first choice because of its location/the look of it, but I would no-way have wanted to end up anywhere else - not because you can't have a good time, just I found the Tower was superb and I think you come hard pressed to find a better atmosphere, which sometimes I think you lose in some self-catered halls as meals times are such a good time to get to know people not on your own floor.

    I hope you enjoy it as much as I did - probably will see you around anyway as I've still got some stuff to organise down there. If you want more info check out the website www.towershall.com.

    Enjoy mate,
    Andy.
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    (Original post by Akira_Shinoda)
    However, if you're picky and persistant, then once you've got your room, you can wait for specific room in the specific hall that you wanted (providing if anyone drops out) This just means you have to keep phoning accomodation services or actually go see them. But this because quite a hassle as you don't wanna spend your first few days at Lougborough constantly at the Accomodation Office (plus if you do get your room, you have to move all your stuff again!!!)

    Accomodation is a room at the end of the day...what makes it a good place to stay is your flatmates and your Hall Spirit. Make you room more homely with posters, fairy lights, lava lamps and bean bags....you'll all be fine!!!

    If you do find hall accomodation not for you, then you'll get the chance of living in a house near town in your second year (thats if you choose to)!!!

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    Yeh im just gonna stick with my elvyn richards offer now, coz i dont wanna go through all that hassle. Besides, it looks a better place than my other choices and its in the student village, so im hopefully gonna really enjoy it there!
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    (Original post by get_a_life)
    Yeh im just gonna stick with my elvyn richards offer now, coz i dont wanna go through all that hassle. Besides, it looks a better place than my other choices and its in the student village, so im hopefully gonna really enjoy it there!
    It's right next to the library...it's good if you use a lot of books for your course coz it means you don't have to carry them far!!! There are computers there you can use!!!

    Will everyone be taking their computers/laptops to Uni? (just curious)

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    Elvyn is great hall, comming from a veteran of 3 years!

    you can get some great social life in the individual halls and corridors, and because the hall is so big, all the socail events are arranged into 2 groups, the devils and saints, so there is freindly rivalry in the hall. The only niggle is the food. The dining area for 700 or so students is kinda small, and at peak times, you can wait upwards of 20 minutes to get served.

    any more questions?!?
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    From a cayley resident i'd say ure not in a bad hall. Very big hall but that means you've got 2 seperate sports teams and lots more people to make friends with!
 
 
 
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