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Uni Student Accommodation – How the Heck !?

04 Aug

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Help!!  As none of my circle and none of my best friends circle have ever been to University [well not within the last 20+ years], we are stuck in what the procedure is for finding accommodation for a second year university student who is studying at Central St Martins in London.

I know of a web site where you can see where/who has rooms in a house share available.

On Monday I intend to call the Uni see if they have a student body or someone who can advise.

If any reader out there has experience and can give me/us some hints tip and what to be wary of, that would be an enormous help.

I am wondering if the way is to contact a letting agent, give them a budget and a day mum and daughter can go look and tell the Agent to make appointments at 4 or 5 places to go see and check out

*shrug*

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Posted by on August 4, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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8 responses to “Uni Student Accommodation – How the Heck !?

  1. Tara

    August 5, 2012 at 11:34 am

    You can easily book a room on http://www.overseasstudentliving.com
    If you need any advice or help email me on tara@overseasstudentliving.com

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    • amgroves

      August 5, 2012 at 2:25 pm

      Thank you Tara. She is not an overseas student, she is a Uk resident, and imited funds. We’ve found some letting agents and good web sites so we may be heading the right way.

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  2. deleted user

    August 7, 2012 at 6:53 am

    When my two were at Uni the accomodation was arranged through them – Lets hope you manage to find a solution to your problem

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    • amgroves

      August 7, 2012 at 10:42 am

      I think we are making progress, but what a price!

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  3. John

    August 7, 2012 at 9:09 am

    Hi There,

    I’d recommend you try the University of London Housing Service (ULHS) who have landlord listings for students as well as a free advisory service. They also have details of larger student housing schemes like urbanest who have places in Hoxton and a new one right next to CSM at King’s Cross.

    Hope this helps 🙂

    John

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    • amgroves

      August 7, 2012 at 10:43 am

      Thank you John 🙂

      We are logging in to that one this afternoon to check it out.

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    August 28, 2012 at 12:19 pm

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  5. amgroves

    August 28, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    Yeah … slight hoccup there … Central St Martin’s London an’t nowhere near Brisbane Australia

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