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    For those who have insured the uni [Psychology 2016], what halls are you planning to apply for?
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    Hi there, Just a quick heads up, when you apply for accommodation on campus you apply by your preference of room type and not by halls of residence. The application will ask you to rank your room type in order of preference. Here's a campus map to show you which halls the different room types are located.

    If you have any questions about accommodation or living in Halls, do let me know!

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    (Original post by Keele University)
    Hi there, Just a quick heads up, when you apply for accommodation on campus you apply by your preference of room type and not by halls of residence. The application will ask you to rank your room type in order of preference. Here's a campus map to show you which halls the different room types are located.

    If you have any questions about accommodation or living in Halls, do let me know!

    Illana
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    Just wondering, can you still apply for accommodation if you have put Keele as your insurance or do you have to wait until it is made firm on results day?
    Thank you
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    (Original post by MischaVP)
    Just wondering, can you still apply for accommodation if you have put Keele as your insurance or do you have to wait until it is made firm on results day?
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    Yes absolutely! We'd encourage you to still apply for campus accommodation, even if you have Keele as an Insurance choice. Just make sure you apply by the deadline on 31st May. Once results are out, accommodation is allocated in stages. This handy timeline on our webpages may help!

    Let me know if you want to know anything else.

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    Hi, I'm just curious. I applied for my accommodation recently, citing the Barnes Hall flats as my preference. These flats, however, are in band C, and were cheaper than the rest because of the Barnes Hall building works beginning next year.
    How much are these, and how much does that work out at per week for a standard 43 week (I think that's right) contract?
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    Have you been to look at the accommodation? I took my son.....very bleak.....make sure you go and look. I was also very concerned about the large asmonts if studernts that go home every weekend.....
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    (Original post by daized)
    Hi, I'm just curious. I applied for my accommodation recently, citing the Barnes Hall flats as my preference. These flats, however, are in band C, and were cheaper than the rest because of the Barnes Hall building works beginning next year.
    How much are these, and how much does that work out at per week for a standard 43 week (I think that's right) contract?
    Hiya

    The fees and room types information can all be found here

    http://www.keele.ac.uk/studyatkeele/...feesroomtypes/

    The standard contract is 37 weeks (and it's the only contract available for this room type: £3444.70), which covers both the Christmas and Easter break, so per week it's about £93 for a band C premier flat.

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    (Original post by Osol)
    Have you been to look at the accommodation? I took my son.....very bleak.....make sure you go and look. I was also very concerned about the large asmonts if studernts that go home every weekend.....
    I felt the same when my daughter and I had a look at it. She is in Hawthornes which has 30 rooms with one kitchen and a bathroom on the lower floor and upper one. However she has really enjoyed her first year there. She says it is great for the first year in that you have to socialise. She has friends from her course that are in other accomodation with less people (such as 4 person flats)and says they have been a bit lonely at times when the others are away or out. When she has been ill, there has always been a kindly sudent to check on her and bring meds. There is always someone in the block so she has never been alone. Surprisingly the bathroom/toilet siutation has also not been a problem.
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    Are the flats fully equipped? How far away from Keele is Stoke-on-Trent? I'd like to bring my dog, and am a mature student - so looking for the best options... I'm willing to share a house if anyone is keen!
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    (Original post by ClaireFad)
    Are the flats fully equipped? How far away from Keele is Stoke-on-Trent? I'd like to bring my dog, and am a mature student - so looking for the best options... I'm willing to share a house if anyone is keen!
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    Yes, the halls on campus are fully equipped with microwaves, toasters, kettles, fridges, etc. and the kitchens get cleaned weekly and the rooms fortnightly by the cleaners.

    Unfortunately, unless your dog is a guide dog he won't be allowed to live in any of the rooms on campus sad rule I know. I would love to have my pets here!

    However, there are a lot of houses available nearby in newcastle-under-lyme (about 10-15 mins away by bus) and Stoke (30 mins away by bus). This section of the Keele website should help you http://www.keele.ac.uk/livingoffcampus/

    Also after Alevel results day (think it's 18th August this year?) a Facebook freshers group is opened so you can use that to get to know others coming to Keele, choose housemates or work together to find a house.

    If you get anything close to the 25 bus route that should be ideal as the bus travels straight to the university or anything near the bus station in Newcastle.

    I've never lived off campus so I'm not really best qualified to answer this question but hope this helped a bit and hopefully someone more knowledgeable will add to it.

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    (Original post by Daydreamer <3 xx)
    Hiya

    Yes, the halls on campus are fully equipped with microwaves, toasters, kettles, fridges, etc. and the kitchens get cleaned weekly and the rooms fortnightly by the cleaners.

    Unfortunately, unless your dog is a guide dog he won't be allowed to live in any of the rooms on campus sad rule I know. I would love to have my pets here!

    However, there are a lot of houses available nearby in newcastle-under-lyme (about 10-15 mins away by bus) and Stoke (30 mins away by bus). This section of the Keele website should help you http://www.keele.ac.uk/livingoffcampus/

    Also after Alevel results day (think it's 18th August this year?) a Facebook freshers group is opened so you can use that to get to know others coming to Keele, choose housemates or work together to find a house.

    If you get anything close to the 25 bus route that should be ideal as the bus travels straight to the university or anything near the bus station in Newcastle.

    I've never lived off campus so I'm not really best qualified to answer this question but hope this helped a bit and hopefully someone more knowledgeable will add to it.

    Samera
    Third year pharmacy student at Keele
    Thanks Samera,

    I think I have made the difficult, but probably better decision to apply for accommodation on Campus, and to leave my beloved dog behind.

    Thank you for your help!
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    (Original post by ClaireFad)
    Thanks Samera,

    I think I have made the difficult, but probably better decision to apply for accommodation on Campus, and to leave my beloved dog behind.

    Thank you for your help!
    Aw bless

    Yes, that should be easier in terms of travelling and saves time on finding the right property and housemates. You can always get a house for your second year when you have made friends you can trust to be responsible around your dog.

    No problem and good luck

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    Hi there, will some of the students need to share rooms with roommates?
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    (Original post by jessicapch97)
    Hi there, will some of the students need to share rooms with roommates?
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    Yes, there will be a few but you'll get an email explaining it if you end up with that room offer. The shared roon will have a bunk bed and the sharing time is a couple of weeks (for me it was 2 weeks in first year) then when another campus room is free one person will move out.

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    (Original post by Daydreamer <3 xx)
    Yes, there will be a few but you'll get an email explaining it if you end up with that room offer. The shared roon will have a bunk bed and the sharing time is a couple of weeks (for me it was 2 weeks in first year) then when another campus room is free one person will move out.

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    Third year pharmacy student at Keele
    Thanks! I am still choosing the types of room. Will there be any washbasin in individual rooms in flat (share between 4 people)?
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    (Original post by jessicapch97)
    Thanks! I am still choosing the types of room. Will there be any washbasin in individual rooms in flat (share between 4 people)?
    Hiya so sorry for the late reply I have just finished the majority of my exams

    I don't remember there being a washbasin in the standard flat rooms when I went to visit a friend and this part of the Keele website doesn't show a washbasin in the standard flat room virtual tour so pretty sure there isn't one http://www.keele.ac.uk/studyatkeele/...ce/barneshall/

    Hope this helps and sorry again for the late reply

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    (Original post by Daydreamer <3 xx)
    Hiya so sorry for the late reply I have just finished the majority of my exams

    I don't remember there being a washbasin in the standard flat rooms when I went to visit a friend and this part of the Keele website doesn't show a washbasin in the standard flat room virtual tour so pretty sure there isn't one http://www.keele.ac.uk/studyatkeele/...ce/barneshall/

    Hope this helps and sorry again for the late reply

    Samera
    Oh it's totally fine and finger-crossed to your remaining exams! Thank you very much for the reply!
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    (Original post by jessicapch97)
    Oh it's totally fine and finger-crossed to your remaining exams! Thank you very much for the reply!
    No problem and thanks

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    (Original post by Keele University)
    Hi there, Just a quick heads up, when you apply for accommodation on campus you apply by your preference of room type and not by halls of residence. The application will ask you to rank your room type in order of preference. Here's a campus map to show you which halls the different room types are located.

    If you have any questions about accommodation or living in Halls, do let me know!

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    When do we hear back? I applied a while back
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    I was just wondering which types of accommodation are catered and what letting periods are ideal if you're studying medicine?

    Thanks to anyone who replies
 
 
 
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