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    Hi, so I'm just looking at uni rooms and prices for when I apply to university later this year (I'm a year 12 AS student) and for one of the universities I'm apply for, they are asking for a £200 deposit then an extra £200 for damage insurance or something, this is the cheapest accommodation there. Would I have to pay for that upfront or when the student loan comes in? I'm unsure about the process.
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    (Original post by sophiaaaloo)
    Hi, so I'm just looking at uni rooms and prices for when I apply to university later this year (I'm a year 12 AS student) and for one of the universities I'm apply for, they are asking for a £200 deposit then an extra £200 for damage insurance or something, this is the cheapest accommodation there. Would I have to pay for that upfront or when the student loan comes in? I'm unsure about the process.
    Upfront I m afraid, £400 is a bit steep for student accommodation, mine was £250.
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    Upfront, I just dropped £300 on mine, have to pay more on arrival!

    I have seen/heard them going as high as £500 though, so £200*2 doesn't seem unreasonable.

    Remember, this isn't lost money, most of them refund it if you don't get in, or when you move out
 
 
 
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