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    Hi guys,

    This thread is for people firming the University of Bath this year.

    Accommodation opens up in April if I remember correctly, and the good ones get snapped up quite quickly so if you do firm before that, best to make up your mind pretty quickly! :fyi: you get to choose 3 types in order of preference.

    Some information about accommodation:
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    Some information can be found here. The link to the application is there already, but it's not open yet. Don't worry if you've left it too late (but before the guaranteed deadline) and are faced with the prospect of living in John Wood - chances are you'll get offered a spot on campus in August because of people not meeting their offers or deciding to pursue other things. I only had John Wood left but got upgraded to Eastwood in August and it's not that bad, honestly!

    As an icebreaker:

    What have you applied for?

    Where are you from?

    What are you studying at the moment?

    What accommodation(s) are you interested in?
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    Hi guys,

    This thread is for people firming the University of Bath this year.

    Accommodation opens up in April if I remember correctly, and the good ones get snapped up quite quickly so if you do firm before that, best to make up your mind pretty quickly! :fyi: you get to choose 3 types in order of preference.

    Will put in some useful links should I find some.

    As an icebreaker:

    What have you applied for?


    Where are you from?

    What are you studying at the moment?

    What accommodation(s) are you interested in?
    Regarding accommodation, what are the "good ones", ie the most popular ones? How quickly is "quickly snapped up"? Like a week?

    What have you applied for?
    Chem Eng.
    Where are you from?
    Home student.
    What are you studying at the moment?
    a levels; maths, chemistry, physics.
    What accommodation(s) are you interested in?
    Norwood.
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    (Original post by Bath_Student)
    Regarding accommodation, what are the "good ones", ie the most popular ones? How quickly is "quickly snapped up"? Like a week?
    Polden Court, Marlsborough and Solsbury come to mind as the popular ones. I'm trying to think back to my year/last year, I think the popular ones went in a matter of days. (It might be somewhere on the 2015 thread, I'll have a look when I can).

    And the ones left at the end in my year were one from Westwood, then Eastwood and John Wood (avoid John Wood unless there is nothing else, simply because it's in the city).
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    Polden Court, Marlsborough and Solsbury come to mind as the popular ones. I'm trying to think back to my year/last year, I think the popular ones went in a matter of days. (It might be somewhere on the 2015 thread, I'll have a look when I can).

    And the ones left at the end in my year were one from Westwood, then Eastwood and John Wood (avoid John Wood unless there is nothing else, simply because it's in the city).
    Thanks! It surprises me that the most expensive ones are the most competitive. Living at, say, Marlsborough and Solsbury in Bath is as expensive as living in London..
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    I'm likely gonna firm Bath.

    What have you applied for?
    Sociology with placement

    Where are you from?
    London

    What are you studying at the moment?
    A2 Sociology, Psychology and History

    What accommodation(s) are you interested in?

    1st - Woodland, 2nd - Malsborough and Solsbury, 3rd - Osbourne (en-suite)
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    Recently firmed Bath, just hope I meet grade requirements now!

    What have you applied for?
    Chemistry for Drug Discovery with Industrial Placement (might switch to straight Chemistry though)

    Where are you from?
    Exeter, Devon

    What are you studying at the moment?
    A2 Chemistry, Biology and Geography

    What accommodation(s) are you interested in?
    Marlborough and Solsbury Court, Woodland Court and The Quads
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    (Original post by Bath_Student)
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    Millionaires!!

    Have either of you received any confirmation at all?
    Confirmation of what?
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    (Original post by undine_monty)
    Confirmation of what?
    I don't what to expect, but I feel they ought to send something (either by email or by post) eg some information pack on Bath..

    I take it you're also empty-handed.

    Perhaps SeanFM can weigh in.
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    (Original post by Bath_Student)
    I don't what to expect, but I feel they ought to send something (either by email or by post) eg some information pack on Bath..

    I take it you're also empty-handed.

    Perhaps SeanFM can weigh in.
    I haven't had confirmation yet, but i'm sure i'll hear back from Bath soon.
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    (Original post by Bath_Student)
    I don't what to expect, but I feel they ought to send something (either by email or by post) eg some information pack on Bath..

    I take it you're also empty-handed.

    Perhaps SeanFM can weigh in.
    :lol: I can't quite remember. If I remember correctly you get a pack closer to when you arrive with information about freshers, buses, pizza etc.
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    (Original post by Bath_Student)
    I don't what to expect, but I feel they ought to send something (either by email or by post) eg some information pack on Bath..

    I take it you're also empty-handed.

    Perhaps SeanFM can weigh in.
    They've only sent me an email talking about accessing my offer letter through the applicant portal
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    :lol: I can't quite remember. If I remember correctly you get a pack closer to when you arrive with information about freshers, buses, pizza etc.
    Is there a pizza place at bath? Also, was Bath your first choice?
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    (Original post by undine_monty)
    Is there a pizza place at bath? Also, was Bath your first choice?
    I only had two offers, so it was my first choice out of those but out of the 5 I applied to it was 4th. Had I done a lot more research it definitely would've been first!

    There is a place called The Lime Tree on campus that does Pizza, apparently, as well as a pizza express in town.
    You can also order - there is a domino's, pizza hut, papa johns, a chinese and maybe a few other places that do deliveries.
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    I only had two offers, so it was my first choice out of those but out of the 5 I applied to it was 4th. Had I done a lot more research it definitely would've been first!

    There is a place called The Lime Tree on campus that does Pizza, apparently, as well as a pizza express in town.
    You can also order - there is a domino's, pizza hut, papa johns, a chinese and maybe a few other places that do deliveries.
    How so; only two?

    And is it common / monetarily feasible to order a takeaway?
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    How so; only two?

    And is it common / monetarily feasible to order a takeaway?
    Too many ambitious choices resulted in being rejected straight away.

    Getting a takeaway every day or even every week would be excessive for most people. Depending on your financial arrangements with parents/student finance and other things that you need money for , with some budgeting you could go for some Nandos or Wetherspoons or Dominos or whatever (they sell 2 pizzas for the price of 1 on Tuesdays).
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    I have firmed Bath.


    What have you applied for?

    Chemistry with Drug Discovery with Year Abroad

    Where are you from?

    London

    What are you studying at the moment?

    Chemistry, Physics, Maths

    What accommodation(s) are you interested in?

    Polsden Court
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    Hi

    What have you applied for?
    Physics Bsc

    Where are you from?
    EU

    What are you studying at the moment?
    Physics,Chemistry,Maths,Further Maths,Classical Greek

    What accommodation(s) are you interested in?
    Quads,Polden
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    Hi

    What have you applied for?
    Physics Bsc

    Where are you from?
    EU

    What are you studying at the moment?
    Physics,Chemistry,Maths,Further Maths,Classical Greek

    What accommodation(s) are you interested in?
    Quads,Polden
    Where precisely-ish?
    Not a bit pricey?
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    (Original post by Bath_Student)
    Where precisely-ish?
    Not a bit pricey?
    Yes it is.. I am also considering Marlborough and Solsbury Court. You?
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    (Original post by EmilyNinja)
    Yes it is.. I am also considering Marlborough and Solsbury Court. Cyprus. You?
    Are you a native speaker then? Why Bath?
    Home - England for me (see above; 1st response to thread).

    What's wrong with the likes of Norwood or Westwood? They look marvelous to me
 
 
 
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