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    (Original post by leeighx)
    aah brilliant, this makes me feel better! yeah i heard it was all postgrad/international so wasnt that keen but rang up and they said i had a completely undergrad flat, so jus decided id leave it. cant be that bad if its right next to nandos and cinema too haha. how far away from the city centre is it? looks like a 45min walk
    Yeah exactly no need to worry at all! Nixon Court isn't as bad as people make it out to be, if you get along with your flatmates, you'll be fine. Its about a 30 minute walk, nothing strenuous.
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    (Original post by Mudya)
    Yes I got Nixon Court last year. I shared a flat with 10 people (all girls). It wasn't as hectic as I thought it would be, but we had major heating issues! They don't have modern central heating, instead they have these very large boilers that look like dishwashers, which make the kitchen really hot, and when its already warm outside, not very nice. You can't leave your food out in the summer! But honestly it wasn't that bad at all, its so close to uni, Morrisons, Odeon, Nandos and the city centre - big big pluses! Plus you get to stay over the summer, most Oadby people have to move out completely.

    They try and group first years together - and with people who are similar to them, e.g. one of my flatmates was also from Manchester, who lived 10 minutes from me Also 4 of my flatmates shared the same course. I was told N.C was going to be full of international/post grade students, and if I'm being honest, it probably was, but all my flatmates except one were 1st years, and from the UK.

    Its not as 'loud' as Oadby but uni is what you make of it. I only had issues with the flat itself, not the people I met and for the price, its worth it!
    Don't worry about sharing toilets and showers, its fine, you get a cleaner in every week.

    Anything else you wanted to know?
    Ah wow, sounds good now lol. I was mainly worried about the whole post grad thing so that's a relief that they group people together.
    And I'm so glad about the cleaners lol, saves some hassle.
    I've accepted the offer
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    (Original post by leeighx)
    aah brilliant, this makes me feel better! yeah i heard it was all postgrad/international so wasnt that keen but rang up and they said i had a completely undergrad flat, so jus decided id leave it. cant be that bad if its right next to nandos and cinema too haha. how far away from the city centre is it? looks like a 45min walk

    Which block etc are you in?
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    (Original post by Wilzyy)
    Which block etc are you in?
    Block E Flr 5 Flat 18 Room 511 it sayss, what about you? pretty annoyed ive not got an ensuite! :/ hope we're not the only two first years ha!
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    (Original post by leeighx)
    Block E Flr 5 Flat 18 Room 511 it sayss, what about you? pretty annoyed ive not got an ensuite! :/ hope we're not the only two first years ha!
    I asked for ensuite too!
    Block E Flr 1 Flat 7 Room 112...ah same block

    Lool, haha we'll see!
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    Hi, is there any chance you have any pics of Somerby building or accomodation? I havent found any yet :-S !

    (Original post by Jelly =])
    I could help with some questions; I was in GMS last year in Skeffington house.

    Launde, Lowesby, Skeffington, Somerby, Stapleford, Wistow, Withcote are all the same so anyone in these I could help.

    although wistow and withcote are en suite blocks

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    (Original post by Wilzyy)
    I asked for ensuite too!
    Block E Flr 1 Flat 7 Room 112...ah same block

    Lool, haha we'll see!
    aaw thats rubbish, i thought they had loadsa ensuite aswell.
    oo cool
    pretty annoyed...i have a 25 min walk to the part of the uni i need aaaah hahaa.plus its 30/40 to town! not happy haha.
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    (Original post by leeighx)
    aaw thats rubbish, i thought they had loadsa ensuite aswell.
    oo cool
    pretty annoyed...i have a 25 min walk to the part of the uni i need aaaah hahaa.plus its 30/40 to town! not happy haha.
    I know!
    That sucks...get a bike? I want to get one if I can!
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    Any first years in Lasdun, specifically near Lasdun Block GX Flr 00 Room 04?
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    Hall/Site Gilbert Murray Stamford
    Room Lasdun Block BX Flr 02 Room 20

    cannottt waaaaait
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    (Original post by Wilzyy)
    What building etc you guys in?
    Will be in Block F
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    (Original post by Wilzyy)
    I know!
    That sucks...get a bike? I want to get one if I can!
    haha good plannn!
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    (Original post by RuthXHaha)
    I'm in room 11!
    Im in room 01
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    (Original post by Wilzyy)
    Which block etc are you in?

    Block E, floor 0, room 9

    Doing biological sciences, yous?
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    (Original post by .Jones.)
    Is it unusual for me to get nothing that I applied for??
    I applied in Oadby, got offered mary gee... not pleased!
    Honestly, don't worry about it.

    If you applied for self catered then yes it is usual to end up somewhere else, or catered, because it self catered is very, very popular and it's incredibly hard to get.

    If you want to ask anything about MG (I stayed there, Block U - where have you been put?) please feel free to PM me or send a message, I can try to help. And I promise, it's not as bad as you think!

    I was in the same position as you last year myself, so I know right now you might be disappointed, but it will be fine.

    Same goes to anyone else in this thread, any questions about Leicester in general I will do my best. There are other people about who I talked to last year in the accommodation threads and they are all lovely and willing to help too.
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    (Original post by Shaz:))
    Hi, is there any chance you have any pics of Somerby building or accomodation? I havent found any yet :-S !
    I dont remember taking any pictures of the outside but I have pictures f what my room was like and all the blooks I mentioned are the same so ill post those...ill also hav a scour of fb, sure there are picures from snow days

    bare with me while i look
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    (Original post by Tom Haughey)
    Block E, floor 0, room 9

    Doing biological sciences, yous?
    Ah, cool!
    Im doing biological sciences too and I'm in Block E Flr 1 Flat 7 Room 112
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    Hey guys, anyone doing biological science (zoology) ?
    Also i am staying in Wistow house ground floor room 11 Feel free to add me on facebook (Toni Cundy) if you are too! Applied for self catered and not ensuite and got catered ensuite! So gonna be a bit expensive for me this year but oh well, im excited! x
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    (Original post by Kelsie)
    The next year of my life will be spent at Wistow house, ground floor. Anyone else sharing this experience with me?
    I am! Ground floor room 11! Nice to meet you x
 
 
 
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