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    I'm currently a second year going into my third year in September. Lived in halls in first year, lived in a student house in second year, and am now currently debating whether to continue in the student house in the third year, move into another student house with people I don't know, or just living at home and commuting.

    I lived in a student house this year, and whilst I love the people, I hated the room and ended up staying in my other housemate's room all the time as my one was just too cold, which had a knock on effect on my work, which stressed me out,, etc, etc, and in short, this year has not been great mental health wise, and I'm really worried about repeating that experience next year when it really matters. One of my housemates has offered to swap rooms with me if I want though.

    Second option was just to move out and try and find a nice room with other students I don't know. I'd get less distracted because I wouldn't know them as well, have a nicer room and could see my original housemates whenever I wanted, although it would still bring the stresses of living in a student house, I imagine.

    Third option is to just move back home and commute. I've made friends over the last couple of years, so I'd still see them, I'd have a nice room, not have to stress about living in a student house, and wouldn't get as distracted so would be able to do my work, although I think I worry I'll be missing out socially, especially as it'll be the last year of uni - although haven't really done that much socialising this year, and I'd still see all my friends.

    I'm just conscious that I need to make my mind up soon as the estate agents will be drawing up contracts soon, and I worry they won't be able to find a replacement - although I've found the perfect replacement, some of the housemates just aren't keen on them.
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    (Original post by welsh_scotsman)
    I'm currently a second year going into my third year in September. Lived in halls in first year, lived in a student house in second year, and am now currently debating whether to continue in the student house in the third year, move into another student house with people I don't know, or just living at home and commuting.

    I lived in a student house this year, and whilst I love the people, I hated the room and ended up staying in my other housemate's room all the time as my one was just too cold, which had a knock on effect on my work, which stressed me out,, etc, etc, and in short, this year has not been great mental health wise, and I'm really worried about repeating that experience next year when it really matters. One of my housemates has offered to swap rooms with me if I want though.

    Second option was just to move out and try and find a nice room with other students I don't know. I'd get less distracted because I wouldn't know them as well, have a nicer room and could see my original housemates whenever I wanted, although it would still bring the stresses of living in a student house, I imagine.

    Third option is to just move back home and commute. I've made friends over the last couple of years, so I'd still see them, I'd have a nice room, not have to stress about living in a student house, and wouldn't get as distracted so would be able to do my work, although I think I worry I'll be missing out socially, especially as it'll be the last year of uni - although haven't really done that much socialising this year, and I'd still see all my friends.

    I'm just conscious that I need to make my mind up soon as the estate agents will be drawing up contracts soon, and I worry they won't be able to find a replacement - although I've found the perfect replacement, some of the housemates just aren't keen on them.
    I'd take up the offer to switch rooms if that's the only issue in that house, will your housemates be 3rd years too?
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    or you could do what my mates did when they found halls to cold they bought heaters £15 is Asda.
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    If your rooms cold can't you just wear a jumper
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    I would take the room swap and stay personally. I think if you're commuting you won't end up seeing your friends much, and as much as you feel you don't socialise a lot it's still nice to have a chat to people in the kitchen/watch some TV together etc. I don't think you should move in with other people, if you get on with your flatmates don't risk moving in to a house where it will all be drama and stress.
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    (Original post by Prince_fancybum)
    If your rooms cold can't you just wear a jumper
    I wear a long sleeved t--shirt, and two thick jumpers.
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    (Original post by New- Emperor)
    or you could do what my mates did when they found halls to cold they bought heaters £15 is Asda.
    There is a heater, but that would push the electricity bill up. We have the heating on in the evening and first thing in the morning and it's not too bad
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    (Original post by welsh_scotsman)
    I wear a long sleeved t--shirt, and two thick jumpers.
    Maybe there's something medically wrong with you then. I wouldn't wear that many clothes if I was camping in winter, never mind sleeping in a slightly cold flat.
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    (Original post by welsh_scotsman)
    There is a heater, but that would push the electricity bill up. We have the heating on in the evening and first thing in the morning and it's not too bad
    I mean a portable one stick it in your room and all is good.
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    (Original post by welsh_scotsman)
    I'm currently a second year going into my third year in September. Lived in halls in first year, lived in a student house in second year, and am now currently debating whether to continue in the student house in the third year, move into another student house with people I don't know, or just living at home and commuting.

    I lived in a student house this year, and whilst I love the people, I hated the room and ended up staying in my other housemate's room all the time as my one was just too cold, which had a knock on effect on my work, which stressed me out,, etc, etc, and in short, this year has not been great mental health wise, and I'm really worried about repeating that experience next year when it really matters. One of my housemates has offered to swap rooms with me if I want though.

    Second option was just to move out and try and find a nice room with other students I don't know. I'd get less distracted because I wouldn't know them as well, have a nicer room and could see my original housemates whenever I wanted, although it would still bring the stresses of living in a student house, I imagine.

    Third option is to just move back home and commute. I've made friends over the last couple of years, so I'd still see them, I'd have a nice room, not have to stress about living in a student house, and wouldn't get as distracted so would be able to do my work, although I think I worry I'll be missing out socially, especially as it'll be the last year of uni - although haven't really done that much socialising this year, and I'd still see all my friends.

    I'm just conscious that I need to make my mind up soon as the estate agents will be drawing up contracts soon, and I worry they won't be able to find a replacement - although I've found the perfect replacement, some of the housemates just aren't keen on them.
    stay in the house and buy a heater on amazon there are many cheap ones on there just search heaters.I had cold room too and thats what I did.
 
 
 
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