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Ok, I've had all my offers and I'm definitely going to Exeter Uni. For accommodation, I'm thinking of going for Exeter and Mardon halls respectively. However, I heard that Mardon is mostly shared (a big no way!). Basically, what I'm looking for is a room thats not shared, catered with laundry facilities, ok bathrooms and people that are relatively friendly.

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(Original post by Evil Muffin)
Ok, I've had all my offers and I'm definitely going to Exeter Uni. For accommodation, I'm thinking of going for Exeter and Mardon halls respectively. However, I heard that Mardon is mostly shared (a big no way!). Basically, what I'm looking for is a room thats not shared, catered with laundry facilities, ok bathrooms and people that are relatively friendly.

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mardon has more single rooms (48) than twin (29) though i suppose u run the risk of gettin put in shaed anyway........ :s
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(Original post by Evil Muffin)
Ok, I've had all my offers and I'm definitely going to Exeter Uni. For accommodation, I'm thinking of going for Exeter and Mardon halls respectively. However, I heard that Mardon is mostly shared (a big no way!). Basically, what I'm looking for is a room thats not shared, catered with laundry facilities, ok bathrooms and people that are relatively friendly.

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I'm applying to Exeter Halls and Rowe House. I don't feel like sharing either . Have you received the accommodation stuff from Exeter yet? I'm still waiting
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the halls are quite expencive for what they are i think.

cardiff had nice halls but they were tiny, i dont know if exeters are any bigger caus i didnt get to look. there all in nice settings tho and every things close to town / campus

http://www.ex.ac.uk/accommodation.shtml
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the halls are quite expencive for what they are i think.

cardiff had nice halls but they were tiny, i dont know if exeters are any bigger caus i didnt get to look. there all in nice settings tho and every things close to town / campus
Yeah they are expensive, they are nearly on a par with London, however we still only get an out of London loan . Some of the halls do look really nice though
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Rowancroft at St Lukes has huge rooms - about three times the size of mine here at Cardiff! They were shared though, and non-catered.
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there arnt alot of en suite at exeter either, might end up having to fight over the shower in the morning...
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there arnt alot of en suite at exeter either, might end up having to fight over the shower in the morning...
There are loads that are en-suite, and there is a new hall opening this year with over 400 en-suite rooms! All the ones that i'm going to apply to are en-suited rooms
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yeah but i dont want to be catered, all the fun of uni is trying to avoid giving yourself food poisoning for a year
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There are loads that are en-suite, and there is a new hall opening this year with over 400 en-suite rooms! All the ones that i'm going to apply to are en-suited rooms
Is that Holland Hall? I hope it'll be ready for 2004 entrants. I'd really like an en-suite room.
Haven't recieved accommodation stuff, as my UCAS offers have only all come through today: I'll accept Exeter as my firm as soon as the link comes up on the site.
Yeah, Exeter is so expensive! Plus, an undergraduate told me at an open day that the food is apparently crap...like school meals, and there are very few veggie options (not good for me), but I want to go for catered anyway.
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How do you determine whether an accomodation is expensive or not? What's the avg price for an accomodation? Kinda curious cause i don't live in UK.
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How do you determine whether an accomodation is expensive or not? What's the avg price for an accomodation? Kinda curious cause i don't live in UK.

I pay 97.74 a week here for catered standard single room.

most of my mates in other unis pay about £65, which makes us expensive.

i was supriesed by how many twin rooms there are here, but if you really dont want to share - state this and they will (nearly always) give you this but you may end up on st lukes - which is great but not to everyones appeal.

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I pay 97.74 a week here for catered standard single room.

most of my mates in other unis pay about £65, which makes us expensive.

i was supriesed by how many twin rooms there are here, but if you really dont want to share - state this and they will (nearly always) give you this but you may end up on st lukes - which is great but not to everyones appeal.

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How far is St. Luke's from the Streatham campus then?
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its quite a trek, but theres always the bus
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I pay 97.74 a week here for catered standard single room.

most of my mates in other unis pay about £65, which makes us expensive.

i was supriesed by how many twin rooms there are here, but if you really dont want to share - state this and they will (nearly always) give you this but you may end up on st lukes - which is great but not to everyones appeal.

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hmm... I will probably go for catered... and I don't really like to share a room....

Which means... if I come to Exeter in 2005... I will probably get to see ya pretty often ehhe...
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Mardon is mainly gap year students... there's a few thousand people trying to get into about 150 rooms so you have to be lucky
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its quite a trek, but theres always the bus

theres no bus silly...thought stu's gonna try again next year.

its bout 25 mins walk...up hill, but the way i see it, i spend 17 hours up there and a lot more down here and as were redicuasly close to town its better because i dont have to go far for anythnig else.

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hey, does anyone know what Hope or Lopes halls are like?

Because I was thinking of applying there because they look really nice, plus at lopes theres the new bit opening in 2004 with single en suite rooms.
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hey, does anyone know what Hope or Lopes halls are like?

Because I was thinking of applying there because they look really nice, plus at lopes theres the new bit opening in 2004 with single en suite rooms.
The lad across the road from me is at Exter and is at Lopes - whilst I think the room is Ok, the catering is pretty poor - he wished he'd gone self catering now!
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hey, does anyone know what Hope or Lopes halls are like?

Because I was thinking of applying there because they look really nice, plus at lopes theres the new bit opening in 2004 with single en suite rooms.
they're both really nice...but both quite difficult to get into.

on the food buisness...yes its discusting, but then its not that bad that i dont eat it, and im a fussy eater. so yeah we moan, but we still eat it so it cant really be that bad.

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