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    Hey guys, I've received an offer from Southampton for Psychology with Law, I will be starting in 2018. and am pretty much set on it as my first choice university. Right now I am deciding on which hall is the most suitable for me as I am most concerned with :

    - Social life / Night life: This one is quite a big factor for me since I want to make the most of my uni experience so I was wondering which halls are the most social.
    -En suite is preferable but not vital

    Let me know of your experiences at Southampton too
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    (Original post by Kamanaraii)
    Hey guys, I've received an offer from Southampton for Psychology with Law, I will be starting in 2018. and am pretty much set on it as my first choice university. Right now I am deciding on which hall is the most suitable for me as I am most concerned with :

    - Social life / Night life: This one is quite a big factor for me since I want to make the most of my uni experience so I was wondering which halls are the most social.
    -En suite is preferable but not vital

    Let me know of your experiences at Southampton too
    Given your priorities then Mayflower - you would be better in the city centre.
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    I know Glen Eyre has some en suite places. It's a flat, so you share the whole place with five others, but have your own room.
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    If social life is a priority, I'd recommend either Mayflower or Archers Road because they're the closest to town and all the clubs.

    Other than that, it's down to the people you're with and the people who lives in each hall changes every year. There aren't any particular halls with a reputation for being social (although everyone will tell you theirs were).
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    If social life is a priority, I'd recommend either Mayflower or Archers Road because they're the closest to town and all the clubs.

    Other than that, it's down to the people you're with and the people who lives in each hall changes every year. There aren't any particular halls with a reputation for being social (although everyone will tell you theirs were).
    Is Southampton good for social life? I have an offer which is quite high, so I want to make the right decision.
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    (Original post by jsk800)
    Is Southampton good for social life? I have an offer which is quite high, so I want to make the right decision.
    A lot depends on how sociable you are and how sociable your flatmates are.

    There are plenty of clubs and pubs in Southampton. Some in Portswood and some in the City Centre. Sobar is a particular favourite with students as it is very cheap.
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    Honestly, go for the CHEAPEST halls (Wessex Lane for example) if you want the best social. Expensive halls have a habit of being really boring and filled with rich foreign students that don't go outside.
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    Ahh thanks so much guys! May have to end up going for the cheapest accommodation in the end anyway
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    (Original post by Kamanaraii)
    Ahh thanks so much guys! May have to end up going for the cheapest accommodation in the end anyway
    What everyone has said about location is irrelevant. A bus from Glen Eyre or Wessex Lane will take you to any club in the town centre or in portswood. Both of the halls i've stated are also the biggest in the Uni so you will make loads more friends there than anywhere else. And as you said Mayflower is way too expensive.
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    heyy!! i've also received an offer and will be applying to wessex lane accommodation. Looking at the 360 virtual tour, wessex has a gym, does anyone know if i would have to pay an additional fee to use it or is it free for student within that accommodation???
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    heyy!! i've also received an offer and will be applying to wessex lane accommodation. Looking at the 360 virtual tour, wessex has a gym, does anyone know if i would have to pay an additional fee to use it or is it free for student within that accommodation???
    You need a membership to use it. I've been told it has very little equipment - 1 treadmill, 1 rowing machine etc and no weights.
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    okay cool, yeah i've just checked the website, any idea how much it costs, can't find the prices anywhere

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    You need a membership to use it. I've been told it has very little equipment - 1 treadmill, 1 rowing machine etc and no weights.
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    okay cool, yeah i've just checked the website, any idea how much it costs, can't find the prices anywhere
    You need to take out membership of the main gym and the Wessex Line gym comes as part of that. The Wessex Lane gym is actually in Connaught across the road. Peak gym membership for the current year was £230.
 
 
 
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