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    I'm starting Uni in September and have a choice to either stay at home or go live in halls. At first, I wanted to live in halls as to make friends easily, independence, etc. But for some reason I'm having second thoughts. I heard that some people stayed back home and still turned out alright. I would appreciate feedback from those type of students. Like was it hard to socialise with fellow Uni students? Made the most of on-campus events, etc.?
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    (Original post by OmarAli_O98)
    I'm starting Uni in September and have a choice to either stay at home or go live in halls. At first, I wanted to live in halls as to make friends easily, independence, etc. But for some reason I'm having second thoughts. I heard that some people stayed back home and still turned out alright. I would appreciate feedback from those type of students. Like was it hard to socialise with fellow Uni students? Made the most of on-campus events, etc.?
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    Personally I'd say give halls another thought because it was the best decision I ever made and it was a fantastic experience and I never regretted it for a second!

    However, if you are considering living at home, it can also have it's advantages - the big one being, saving money! And your own bed - which is nice.
    My friend lived at home and she did fine. She'd started out by talking to a bunch of us on Facebook through a group that had been created for upcoming students and we all met through there - then she stayed with us during Freshers and was always around and about and seeing us - it made it easier for her as she had a car but at the same time, if you don't mind travelling then you should be fine!

    At the end of the day, your experience won't suffer if you're willing to put in the effort to meeting up with people and travelling. You can be around campus as much or as little as you want!

    Best of luck
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    Hello

    Personally I'd say give halls another thought because it was the best decision I ever made and it was a fantastic experience and I never regretted it for a second!

    However, if you are considering living at home, it can also have it's advantages - the big one being, saving money! And your own bed - which is nice.
    My friend lived at home and she did fine. She'd started out by talking to a bunch of us on Facebook through a group that had been created for upcoming students and we all met through there - then she stayed with us during Freshers and was always around and about and seeing us - it made it easier for her as she had a car but at the same time, if you don't mind travelling then you should be fine!

    At the end of the day, your experience won't suffer if you're willing to put in the effort to meeting up with people and travelling. You can be around campus as much or as little as you want!

    Best of luck
    Thanks for the thorough input!! I decided to move into halls
 
 
 
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