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    Hey,
    I am currently in the process of applying for university and have recieved all of my offers. My college have been a bit rubbish about advising us what to do next and i have recently found out that i should now be applying for accomodation.
    Currently my status is:
    Roehampton Univeristy- conditional (firm)
    Canterbury Christ Church Univeristy- conditional (insurance)
    The problem is the grade boundries for each uni are quite different so im not sure which one i ill be going to until after my exams.
    So now that it has come to applying for accomodation im getting quite worried, does anyone know:
    - whether or not you are only allowed to apply for accomodation at one uni
    -whether the uni u apply to has to be your firm choice
    -what happens if you apply for accomodation at your firm choice but dont get the grades, and wish to go to your insurance choice
    -if you are expected to pay a large deposit up-front (as one of my choices is asking for £250 in like 2 days time)
    Sorry for the long post, but if anyone can help it will be greatly appreciated
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    You apply for accommodation at both your firm and insurance choices however you're not actually guranteed your choices at your insurance choice. If you don't get the grades for your firm choice then the majority of the time you'll be allocated accommodation by your insurance choice where they have space.

    If you're exceedingly unlucky and your insurance choice can't offer you any of their accommodation they will help you find privately owned accommodation - usually with other first years so you're not left on your own.
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    Organise accomodation at your firm uni. If you have to go to your insurance, you can sort out accom there after results day.
    You will be expected to pay a deposit, and £250 sounds a reasonable amount.
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    (Original post by martclai04)
    Hey,
    I am currently in the process of applying for university and have recieved all of my offers. My college have been a bit rubbish about advising us what to do next and i have recently found out that i should now be applying for accomodation.
    Currently my status is:
    Roehampton Univeristy- conditional (firm)
    Canterbury Christ Church Univeristy- conditional (insurance)
    The problem is the grade boundries for each uni are quite different so im not sure which one i ill be going to until after my exams.
    So now that it has come to applying for accomodation im getting quite worried, does anyone know:
    - whether or not you are only allowed to apply for accomodation at one uni
    -whether the uni u apply to has to be your firm choice
    -what happens if you apply for accomodation at your firm choice but dont get the grades, and wish to go to your insurance choice
    -if you are expected to pay a large deposit up-front (as one of my choices is asking for £250 in like 2 days time)
    Sorry for the long post, but if anyone can help it will be greatly appreciated
    Hi, it depends on the uni as to whether you apply for accomm if you're an insurance applicant. Check on their website, and if it's not clear email them asking do you need to apply for accomm as an insurance applicant. Some places need you to, some don't.
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    (Original post by martclai04)
    Hey,
    I am currently in the process of applying for university and have recieved all of my offers. My college have been a bit rubbish about advising us what to do next and i have recently found out that i should now be applying for accomodation.
    Currently my status is:
    Roehampton Univeristy- conditional (firm)
    Canterbury Christ Church Univeristy- conditional (insurance)
    The problem is the grade boundries for each uni are quite different so im not sure which one i ill be going to until after my exams.
    So now that it has come to applying for accomodation im getting quite worried, does anyone know:
    - whether or not you are only allowed to apply for accomodation at one uni
    -whether the uni u apply to has to be your firm choice
    -what happens if you apply for accomodation at your firm choice but dont get the grades, and wish to go to your insurance choice
    -if you are expected to pay a large deposit up-front (as one of my choices is asking for £250 in like 2 days time)
    Sorry for the long post, but if anyone can help it will be greatly appreciated
    1.) Have a look at your unis accomodation policy. It varies between uni as to whether you get accomodation if you place a uni as your insurance.
    2) If your insurance uni doesnt let you apply for a place in halls, then they should help you find a house with others in your situation.
    3) A deposit is common though this usually isnt paid until you have accepted your accomodation offer. In most cases the accomodation offer isnt made until after results day in August This may differ in some unis though.
 
 
 

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