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Accommodation - where will you maturies be living? watch

  • View Poll Results: What sort of accommodation have you chosen?
    Undergraduate halls of residence
    35
    43.75%
    Postgraduate halls of residence
    3
    3.75%
    Private house/flat share
    10
    12.50%
    House/flat (living alone)
    12
    15.00%
    Staying at family home/with parents/spouse etc
    20
    25.00%

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    Just thought I'd get an idea of what sort of housing you've gone for, and your reasons for that choice. I've gone for a private studio flat - space/privacy for study and "me" time, but room to invite friends over for social stuff! )
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    I'm going to be privately renting in my home city at the moment it seems.. but if it works out to be too much, then we'll most likely move to where I go to uni.. but that's a while off yet so I've voted on what our initial plans are atm!
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    Will rent a small flat with my partner.
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    Renting a house with my partner. We're currently sorting out some viewings for our next trip to Worcester.
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    Not made any defo decisions yet. But I think it will either be a house flat share, if it can be arranged. Or a studio flat, which would be my top choice if i can find a nice one in Nottingham within budget.

    Money will be the deciding factor though, and halls seem a touch expensive for what you get...All though the social aspect could be worth it.
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    I'll be in Undergrad hall of residents this coming academic year, quite nervous about it, but excited aswell.
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    I've got a house of my own, I've just spent 10 months in my boyfriends student house share - never again. ;(
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    My mate's just bought an apartment not far from the uni, so I'm gonna be stopping with him.
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    I'll be living in the house i rent with my husband in my home town. Do you think is going to affect friend-making ability,live about 30/40 minutes from the uni, it's the only part of going to uni I am worried about!
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    Own home- chosen uni mainly because its only 20 minutes away
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    I'm going to be in halls on campus.
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    Living at home with husband - uni is 25 mins away.
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    Living at home here =)

    Uni is a 30min walk from Reading train station ( train into reading is 15mins - which roughly equates to an hours journey)

    Driving its like...30 mins tops from door to door?
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    Found a cool little cottage about 6 miles from the Uni, but still within the City. Not too expensive rent wise, but not cheap either! Made decision early that the largest percentage of my monthly cash was going to go on rent. Might have to start growing my own grapes to make wine!
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    Im going into halls - Also a little nervous about it but Im sure it will be all good. Want to be able to meet as many people as possible.
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    I rent a flat with my wife, will be commuting to uni in London.
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    I will be in the student halls of residence. I hope I don't regret it
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    I'll continue to lodge with a lovely family. I moved in when I was previously at uni and never left!
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    I will continue living in my own house, with my husband and 3 children. I only looked at universities that are within commuting distance! It is about a 45min drive.

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    living in my own home. Well the banks home but you get the picture.
 
 
 
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