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    Hello,
    I have an unconditional offer at the Uni of Reading, and I applied for accommodation on the day after it opened for applications. However, I haven't got my first choice of accommodation, I was wondering if there was anything I can do? I was really excited to live in Wessex, but I got Bridges and I can't believe that places at Wessex could have run out so quickly as I applied asap.
    Could you please help me in many way? I would be so grateful
    Thank you,
    Abi
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    (Original post by Abi Manning)
    Hello,
    I have an unconditional offer at the Uni of Reading, and I applied for accommodation on the day after it opened for applications. However, I haven't got my first choice of accommodation, I was wondering if there was anything I can do? I was really excited to live in Wessex, but I got Bridges and I can't believe that places at Wessex could have run out so quickly as I applied asap.
    Could you please help me in many way? I would be so grateful
    Thank you,
    Abi
    Contact the accommodation office and see if theres any flexibility or you can be put on a waiting list. Be polite and not pushy, but they might be able to explain what their allocation criteria was. Thats how I would proceed.
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    Contact the accommodation office and see if theres any flexibility or you can be put on a waiting list. Be polite and not pushy, but they might be able to explain what their allocation criteria was. Thats how I would proceed.
    Ahh thank you, I will do that ASAP, hoping for the best 😅
    If that doesn't work, does anyone know how I can look to swap with anyone who got Wessex Halls but wanted Bridges, and when I can start doing that?
    Thank youu ☺️
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    (Original post by Abi Manning)
    Ahh thank you, I will do that ASAP, hoping for the best 😅
    If that doesn't work, does anyone know how I can look to swap with anyone who got Wessex Halls but wanted Bridges, and when I can start doing that?
    Thank youu ☺️
    That is something you can ask tomorrow= see if they have a lost or anywhere you can advertise. It might have to be done through them. Just be personable and dont try and manipulate. Recognise they have a job to do but be nice if they could advise you...
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    That is something you can ask tomorrow= see if they have a lost or anywhere you can advertise. It might have to be done through them. Just be personable and dont try and manipulate. Recognise they have a job to do but be nice if they could advise you...
    Okay I'll take that on board, thank you! You've been really helpful ☺️
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    Okay I'll take that on board, thank you! You've been really helpful ☺️
    Hi


    I'd reiterate what has already been said.

    There's no guarantee you will be able to change but it's worth a try!

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    Hi


    I'd reiterate what has already been said.

    There's no guarantee you will be able to change but it's worth a try!

    Sophie
    Final Year Philosophy student
    Thank you! ☺️ I've sorted it all out now, followed all of your advise!
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    (Original post by Abi Manning)
    Thank you! ☺️ I've sorted it all out now, followed all of your advise!
    Glad you've got this all sorted now Abi! Any other questions/queries, then just let us know.

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    Wait so does this mean that there are no places left in Wessex?? What about people with conditional offers?
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    Wait so does this mean that there are no places left in Wessex?? What about people with conditional offers?
    Hi,
    Unfortunately we don't have access to that information, as we would not like to misinform you surrounding this.
    The best advice I can give is to drop an email to our accomdation team (address below) as they will be able to provide you with the most up-to-date information on this.
    [email protected] k

    I hope this helps, please let us know if you have any further questions on this!
    Tom
    Third Year Psychology and Student Ambassador
 
 
 
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