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    I started Fresher's week off in halls but moved out for personal reasons and I'm really regretting it now (I'm in my first year). I'm turning 20 soon and I had depression age 16-19 so feel like by not being in halls I've missed my last shot of experiencing typical teenager stuff. I live in halls and speak to people in lectures but it's not the same as no-one is looking to make friends really. I was in a lab class a couple of days ago and just spending an hour sitting around chatting to a small group as we did our work put me on such a high and I felt so happy to socialise and be around people my age.

    My life at the moment is go to lectures for 1-4 hours a day, go home and spend time with family. I have no friends at university (except one girl) and all my friends from home are at university so they're only around at Christmas, Easter and the summer.

    I feel so down and I don't know what to do. I was considering changing courses which means starting first year again but I don't think I can stay in halls as the deadline has closed. I just feel really low. Any advice?
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    Contact the accommodation team and let them know and they might be able to find you a place =)
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    You could always apply to accommodation next year as well. Most universities tend to group older students together, so you wouldn't be with first years, you'd be with people your own age
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    Make the right decision and take your time enough to decide that your going to stay in halls. Halls in not for everyone. Recommend you to stay in mix accommodation and bit cheaper one. That way you can save money and enjoy life. I so regret my decision to stay in ensuite one.
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    (Original post by MissJoley)
    Make the right decision and take your time enough to decide that your going to stay in halls. Halls in not for everyone. Recommend you to stay in mix accommodation and bit cheaper one. That way you can save money and enjoy life. I so regret my decision to stay in ensuite one.
    Why do you regret staying in an ensuite one?
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    Depending on which city you're in, you could consider private halls that aren't owned by the university? Liberty Park and Unite are two examples of companies that provide halls across different UK cities. Search around on the internet, you get students from different years living in those.
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    (Original post by MissJoley)
    Make the right decision and take your time enough to decide that your going to stay in halls. Halls in not for everyone. Recommend you to stay in mix accommodation and bit cheaper one. That way you can save money and enjoy life. I so regret my decision to stay in ensuite one.
    What's wrong with staying in an en-suite room? You can bathe and conduct bodily functions in peace. What's not to like? (Asking because I plan to go to Uni this year and get an en-suite)
 
 
 
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