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    I know that accomodation shouldn't just be based around social life, and that other important aspects need to be considered, but I haven't visited Leeds very often (apart from open days and accommodation viewing days), and so I don't really know what kind of accommodation to look for!

    The social side is a huge factor for me. I was looking to apply for Devonshire Hall (self-catered) as the quad looks great and it seems quite social, but after reading some other threads it seems like there are quite a lot of snobby types there? (dont know if this is true and i apologies if I offend anyone, this is just the impression i've got from others' opinions).

    I was also thinking maybe Leodis, due to how close it is to campus and the town centre? I know they're two quite different accommodations, but I really can't make my mind up.

    Any help or advice is much appreciated in advance! Thanks
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    I dont really know which would be the best for social life but im guessing its the ones with the bigger sites, because theres more/a greater mix of people, these would include places like boddington hall, oxley and clarence dock... also ive heard that alot of socialable people have applied to the tannery, henry price and lupton so really its your choice.
    This link is the reviews of the accomdation at leeds, and for some of them its in great detail so have a little read http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki..._Accommodation
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    also i forgot to mention, that boddington has parties and social arranged regularly, and you also get to mix with the students who go catered x
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    (Original post by jesuisbon)
    I know that accomodation shouldn't just be based around social life, and that other important aspects need to be considered, but I haven't visited Leeds very often (apart from open days and accommodation viewing days), and so I don't really know what kind of accommodation to look for!

    The social side is a huge factor for me. I was looking to apply for Devonshire Hall (self-catered) as the quad looks great and it seems quite social, but after reading some other threads it seems like there are quite a lot of snobby types there? (dont know if this is true and i apologies if I offend anyone, this is just the impression i've got from others' opinions).

    I was also thinking maybe Leodis, due to how close it is to campus and the town centre? I know they're two quite different accommodations, but I really can't make my mind up.

    Any help or advice is much appreciated in advance! Thanks

    Hiya,
    I applied to Leodis as my first choice but I do still have time to change my mind. I wish that there wasn't so much information to consider. Like you, i felt quite good about my choice but then all it takes is for a few people to say something negative.

    I did figure though, that Leodis would be a good option for socialising because it has over 700 people so the idea of a big site does more or less imply more people to get to know.
    Hope that helps
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    This question gets asked a lot and I don't think you can really distinguish between them for 'social life'. The social life at any accommodation in Leeds will be pretty good IMO.

    There's a different social atmosphere between catered and self catered. Catered you meet more people, in one offs, self catered creates more family-type units. There's also a different social atmosphere between the more expensive ones and the cheaper ones, predictably the more expensive ones attracts more 'rich kids' and the cheaper ones attract a different type. Other than that I wouldn't say there's masses of difference.

    The other thing that gets overrated on here is distance from campus. It's an issue to bear in mind for Bodington and to an extent Oxley, but at all the others, you won't really find the distance or travel an issue at all.
 
 
 
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