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    Hi all
    Just wondering if there's anyone (current/ about to be students) that can help me and anyone else deliberating over accommodation.
    Can any current students say if we should consider the distance between our college location and location of our subject rooms? Is walking around a big deal or do we not even need to worry because we'll be going to all different places and not just to subject rooms?
    Also, in terms of the kind of room- Townhouses vs en suite? I'd like to have my own bathroom but have heard that sharing with one other person isn't that bad and i like that townhouses are better socially because theres more people per building and a bigger communal area. how much time do you spend with people in your own accommodation or is this not really important?
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    (Original post by jkeast98)
    Hi all
    Just wondering if there's anyone (current/ about to be students) that can help me and anyone else deliberating over accommodation.
    Can any current students say if we should consider the distance between our college location and location of our subject rooms? Is walking around a big deal or do we not even need to worry because we'll be going to all different places and not just to subject rooms?
    Also, in terms of the kind of room- Townhouses vs en suite? I'd like to have my own bathroom but have heard that sharing with one other person isn't that bad and i like that townhouses are better socially because theres more people per building and a bigger communal area. how much time do you spend with people in your own accommodation or is this not really important?
    You should take distance into consideration, but you also need to be aware that often lectures are not in or near your subject building. I would also caution you on ruling out colleges just because they look far out on the map, aka county, because campus in reality is very small. The only place which people complain about walking from is cartmel and lonsdale, which seem like fun colleges but the walk there is not fun at all in the rain.
    As for rooms types, i lived in superior ensuite, and i loved having my own bathroom. Townhouse bathrooms don't seem too bad but they are paying the same amount/more than us for some sofas and a few more people. Also, more people doesn't automatically equal a more social place to live. As for the amount of time you spend with people, it depends on whether you all get on or not. My flat got on perfectly all year, so we spent lots of time together but a few other flats in my block where practically war zones. It's luck.
 
 
 
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