billymab97
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Hi,

I'm going to Exeter Uni in September 2016 and need advice on where I should pick as my options for accomodation. I've heard Exeter is quite a posh university and being from a working class background I dont really want to stay in halls with posh people who are going to judge me purely for my upbringing. I'm not stereotyping that all posh people are going to judge me for who I am I'd just like some reassurance on where I'm most likely to find people who are similar to me. I'm quite an outgoing sociable person, and I know halls are very much luck of the draw, I'd like to have more insight into where I should apply for accomodation

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Hi

I've applied for Exeter September 2016 but no offer yet. A few others have told me that Exeter is a bit "posh", but when I visited on the open day everyone I spoke to was really friendly. I know a few people who are there too and I wouldn't say they are judgmental at all.

Firstly, from a logical standpoint, you have asked the impossible question and answered it for yourself. Do you honestly expect all the "posh" people to go and live in one hall and all the "working class" crew to live in another? are you suggesting SEGREGATION would be DESIRABLE?

You even said yourself it's luck of the draw and that not all posh people were bad. ;-)

If you want accommodation advice, I'd check out the Uni website and you'll be able to see what accommodation is available, pricing etc. If you really want to stereotype look at the cheapest and assume the posh people avoid that. I can tell you for certain the Poshest people will opt for the 'Room with a view' (how quaint)

From my research, the most popular is La frowda'- I think I spelled that right. It's fairly central and you can choose between shared or ensuite bathroom etc. and it's self catered.
That said, the most popular accommodation tends to be in the central, eastern/southeastern area of campus where the main social hubs and academic buildings are, which makes sense. I can't remember the names but if you check out the map and details on the Uni website you'll figure it out once you learn how to navigate through it

I daresay with your current attitude and mentality, perhaps you aren't ready for Uni but hey... same year group so maybe I'll see you there. Thing is, if you make an issue of your upbringing it will become an issue for you. You should not be ashamed of being working class which is why you've posted this, because you fear being judged. You'll find b8mh0l£s everywhere so like you said luck of the draw gd luck bro

(Original post by billymab97)
Hi,

I'm going to Exeter Uni in September 2016 and need advice on where I should pick as my options for accomodation. I've heard Exeter is quite a posh university and being from a working class background I dont really want to stay in halls with posh people who are going to judge me purely for my upbringing. I'm not stereotyping that all posh people are going to judge me for who I am I'd just like some reassurance on where I'm most likely to find people who are similar to me. I'm quite an outgoing sociable person, and I know halls are very much luck of the draw, I'd like to have more insight into where I should apply for accomodation

Thanks.
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Any advice on Self-catered/En suit accommodation ? thank you
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