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    Hi guys! I have been offered a place at Teesside for Mental Health nursing, I am wondering which accommodation is best to be looking at since contracts for nursing are usually 50 weeks. I know that only west park side village is the longest contract so is this were others are looking at? if not can anyone recommended good accommodation for nurses?
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    What about the university managed accommodation? Can they do that for longer contracts?


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    I'll copy this from another thread:

    I'm in my first year, as is my girlfriend (studying Mental Health Nursing)

    I live in University Managed Accommodation and her in Parkside Village, located directly next to Parkside Halls.
    So, Managed Housing:

    Managed housing is the cheapest of the bunch (not that any of the accommodation are particularly expensive), at a rate of roughly £2,798 a year. The house I'm currently in is in probably one of the roughest areas of Middlesbrough, we've not really had any bother with anybody, but we're only halfway through the year, but if you're easily scared/worried, then I wouldn't recommend it and just continue onwards, if you're level-headed and can handle situations, continue, so, next, your housemates will either be 2 or 3 people, mine was with 2 others, and we're pretty much all best friends now, but we all like to party... and sleep, which is fine, but be prepared that if you're in a house and the 2 or 3 others like to party, and you don't, you could be excluded easily. About the roughness, we had a fire behind our house tonight as someone set the bins alight, a few weeks ago there was 7 burglaries in the street in 3 days. Anyway, location, houses are located anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes away from the university, and aren't necessarily near any other students, ours isn't particularly near, I know of a guy in the other end of the street but we don't really get on. Noise really will depend on who you share with though.

    Parkside Village:
    My girlfriend is training to be a nurse, so it'll be similar to what you want because she too has placement.
    The house will be shared with 5 others, if you're doing nursing like she was, she had another nurse and then students who were 20+, as they were past the partying stage of their lives so generally kept quiet (whether this was done intentionally, I'm unsure, but it's my theory), so unless you specify they may not be a partying bunch, the area isn't rough at all really, and the houses are gated, if you've visited you've probably seen. To do washing you need to go to Parkside Halls (literally 2 minutes away), which isn't much of an inconvenience. You'll probably make good friends with your other housemates if they're your age, otherwise you might not really connect. Location is 5 minutes away from the university regardless of your house. There is a shop nearby, (this goes for halls too) but it doesn't sell alcohol or cigarettes, so if that bothers you then there you go.
    As I say, noise can vary, and walls can be thin at the times if you're on the first floor underneath the kitchen (like my gf), so you may hear people cooking etc. (can't speak for every house but I'm on the ground floor next to the front door which is way out of the way, so lots of personal space!)

    Parkside Halls:
    Okay, so I don't have as much experience of this place, and frankly, I'm glad. These halls are quite similar to a flat block, you have common areas, but you don't "live" with these people, they share the same building as you, you share a kitchen, but it's not your "house" it's a block, that being said, it'll be quiet as there's no partying at all, as far as I'm aware, people who want silence the majority of the time will choose these halls.

    For contracts, you can choose any and then extend your contract for £14 a day in Parkside Halls after contract ends.

    Hope I've helped you, feel free to ask more questions, I've been to all of the accommodation and have a general idea about them all.
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    (Original post by Tomjmccloud)
    I'll copy this from another thread:

    I'm in my first year, as is my girlfriend (studying Mental Health Nursing)

    I live in University Managed Accommodation and her in Parkside Village, located directly next to Parkside Halls.
    So, Managed Housing:

    Managed housing is the cheapest of the bunch (not that any of the accommodation are particularly expensive), at a rate of roughly £2,798 a year. The house I'm currently in is in probably one of the roughest areas of Middlesbrough, we've not really had any bother with anybody, but we're only halfway through the year, but if you're easily scared/worried, then I wouldn't recommend it and just continue onwards, if you're level-headed and can handle situations, continue, so, next, your housemates will either be 2 or 3 people, mine was with 2 others, and we're pretty much all best friends now, but we all like to party... and sleep, which is fine, but be prepared that if you're in a house and the 2 or 3 others like to party, and you don't, you could be excluded easily. About the roughness, we had a fire behind our house tonight as someone set the bins alight, a few weeks ago there was 7 burglaries in the street in 3 days. Anyway, location, houses are located anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes away from the university, and aren't necessarily near any other students, ours isn't particularly near, I know of a guy in the other end of the street but we don't really get on. Noise really will depend on who you share with though.

    Parkside Village:
    My girlfriend is training to be a nurse, so it'll be similar to what you want because she too has placement.
    The house will be shared with 5 others, if you're doing nursing like she was, she had another nurse and then students who were 20+, as they were past the partying stage of their lives so generally kept quiet (whether this was done intentionally, I'm unsure, but it's my theory), so unless you specify they may not be a partying bunch, the area isn't rough at all really, and the houses are gated, if you've visited you've probably seen. To do washing you need to go to Parkside Halls (literally 2 minutes away), which isn't much of an inconvenience. You'll probably make good friends with your other housemates if they're your age, otherwise you might not really connect. Location is 5 minutes away from the university regardless of your house. There is a shop nearby, (this goes for halls too) but it doesn't sell alcohol or cigarettes, so if that bothers you then there you go.
    As I say, noise can vary, and walls can be thin at the times if you're on the first floor underneath the kitchen (like my gf), so you may hear people cooking etc. (can't speak for every house but I'm on the ground floor next to the front door which is way out of the way, so lots of personal space!)

    Parkside Halls:
    Okay, so I don't have as much experience of this place, and frankly, I'm glad. These halls are quite similar to a flat block, you have common areas, but you don't "live" with these people, they share the same building as you, you share a kitchen, but it's not your "house" it's a block, that being said, it'll be quiet as there's no partying at all, as far as I'm aware, people who want silence the majority of the time will choose these halls.

    For contracts, you can choose any and then extend your contract for £14 a day in Parkside Halls after contract ends.

    Hope I've helped you, feel free to ask more questions, I've been to all of the accommodation and have a general idea about them all.
    Thank you so much that was very helpful! Is the parkside halls the east wing because i know there is east and west?
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    I'm currently doing nursing and living in woodlands and I can tell you it is definitely not ideal! When you're on placement and every one else is partying every day of the week it gets really tough! If you were interested in moving into a house instead of halls I'm currently looking for 2-4 people to take over a contract with Bellevue student accommodation. I was supposed to be moving in next year but some of the people I was moving in with have had to pull out. It's all bills included in the house at £87.50 and comes with TV licence, high speed wifi, surround sound in the living room, jacuzzi bath and TV's in all the bedrooms. The house is modern with great furnishings all 4 bedrooms have a desk, wardrobe and double bed and are all spacious. If you were interested feel free to contact me or you can go directly to Bellevue Students Middlesbrough and just ask about the 69 Erroll Street property Its available from the 1/07/2016 but other dates later than this can be arranged. ☺️
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    Hi are you referring woodlands as parkside village? and just a few questions about Bellevue.

    Would the other occupants be doing a similiar course to me and would they all be female? also would they all be moving in the same time as myself or would some have already been there for a while, just as I would prefer to join a group of people who haven't already settled with each other.
    Also what is the distance from Bellevue to the campus.

    Thanks!!
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    Hey woodlands halls is the group of 7 houses with 36 in each house which is right on uni campus, parkside is on the other side of uni to me I think but I'm not too sure lol
    The Bellevue property isn't associated with the uni at all its student housing association and the house im referring too is no more than a 5 minute walk from campus it's literally right behind woodlands halls so its probably the same distance away as parkside East, as for who you'd be living with you've got 2 options you can either ask belle vue to find people for you in which case im sure you'd get a say in who you live with or you could find 3 other people yourself by asking around on here and on the facebook pages and stuff there's already people living in it at the moment who are in their 3rd year so they will be moving out in May/June time which gives the company a month or two to do a deep clean and replace anything that's damaged or worn out so you can move in by July hope this helps
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    What accommodation did you go for??


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    (Original post by bethanyc4305)
    Hi guys! I have been offered a place at Teesside for Mental Health nursing, I am wondering which accommodation is best to be looking at since contracts for nursing are usually 50 weeks. I know that only west park side village is the longest contract so is this were others are looking at? if not can anyone recommended good accommodation for nurses?
    Hi Bethany

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