Going into first year next and have heard some pretty negative things about Bainfield, e.g the staff are rude, flats are small and one that I can agree with, despite not visiting there yet, it is overpriced. But at the same time, people seem to think it is worth it for the social experience. I know nobody at the uni, so I really need to socialise next year. So I pose the question: is it worth the 160 quid a week? Or should I look for a flat, or some other type of cheaper accommodation?
... and the ones that won't