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    It says on their page
    http://www.accom.ed.ac.uk/for-studen...pollock-halls/ that:

    The allocation to Pollock Halls (or any other University accommodation) is not done on a first come, first served basis. All students who qualify for our guarantee of accommodation and who give catered accommodation as their first choice have the same chance of being successful.ents/undergraduates/catered-accommodation-at-pollock-halls/

    But I see a lot of people posting about accommodation now (that is before they even got the results) so I want to make sure - is the accommodation done on a first come first served basis or not?
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    It says on their page
    http://www.accom.ed.ac.uk/for-studen...pollock-halls/ that:

    The allocation to Pollock Halls (or any other University accommodation) is not done on a first come, first served basis. All students who qualify for our guarantee of accommodation and who give catered accommodation as their first choice have the same chance of being successful.ents/undergraduates/catered-accommodation-at-pollock-halls/

    But I see a lot of people posting about accommodation now (that is before they even got the results) so I want to make sure - is the accommodation done on a first come first served basis or not?

    It is not done on a First Come First Served Basis- as they clearly state

    Some Scottish students will have unconditional offers based on their Higher results and will therefore be allocated accommodation already- as will those on gap years etc.

    The university allocate pro rata so if 20% of students have unconditional offers then 20% of each type of accommodation will be allocated...

    You therefore have exactly the same chance as anyone else when applying.

    Obviously if a place is oversubscribed you may not get it but that would be true whenever you applied

    hope that helps
 
 
 
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