Who commutes to Uni? 2016 - Applicants and Returning Students

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    How long do you have to travel for?
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    (Original post by Dony111)
    How long do you have to travel for?
    Is it worth it?
    How much free time do you have after?
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    Commuting fee?
    Hi, I don't commute that far as I still live in Colchester but my commute takes around 45 minutes to the University of Essex.
    I think it is worth it, if I get into University early I can catch up on any reading for lectures and as I have spent the time travelling to University I make sure I make the most of being there.
    I have a lot of free time around my studies even after working part time and studying.
    I am currently going into my third year and will continue to commute as I find you can get more for your money in terms of renting.
    As I get the bus my commuting fee is just my yearly bus pass which is £160 a year.
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    (Original post by CampusCat)
    Hi, I don't commute that far as I still live in Colchester but my commute takes around 45 minutes to the University of Essex.
    I think it is worth it, if I get into University early I can catch up on any reading for lectures and as I have spent the time travelling to University I make sure I make the most of being there.
    I have a lot of free time around my studies even after working part time and studying.
    I am currently going into my third year and will continue to commute as I find you can get more for your money in terms of renting.
    As I get the bus my commuting fee is just my yearly bus pass which is £160 a year.
    That yearly pass, can you go outside Colchester with it?
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    (Original post by jakemittle)
    That yearly pass, can you go outside Colchester with it?
    The yearly pass for £160 only covers Colchester. A yearly pass which covers Clacton and Marks Tey costs £285, whilst a yearly pass covering the whole of Essex costs £500. Hope that has answered your question
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    (Original post by CampusCat)
    The yearly pass for £160 only covers Colchester. A yearly pass which covers Clacton and Marks Tey costs £285, whilst a yearly pass covering the whole of Essex costs £500. Hope that has answered your question
    Thanks a lot
    Do you know how much a return costs from the uni to the main square in Colchester?
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    (Original post by jakemittle)
    Thanks a lot
    Do you know how much a return costs from the uni to the main square in Colchester?
    No worries! I believe it costs around £3 to get a return from Uni into town
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    I live in Chelmsford. The train journey will be about 20 Minutes, and then about 20 minutes walk. I'm starting in 2 weeks and I'm incredibly nervous. I have to commute for some family-related reasons.
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    (Original post by nebulousViolet)
    I live in Chelmsford. The train journey will be about 20 Minutes, and then about 20 minutes walk. I'm starting in 2 weeks and I'm incredibly nervous. I have to commute for some family-related reasons.
    I am commuting to Essex uni aswell! Feeling a little nervous too!
 
 
 
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