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How to find the right student accommodation for you

This is it. Life is good. You’re going to uni. Is it going to be the party paradise of on-campus halls, or a flat-share right in the middle of town? Maybe the cost of rent will decide, what supports on hand, or whether there’s a bus stop nearby. There’s lots to consider, so let’s break it down and make the decision easier.
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Renting - ten things you need to know

Signing up to any contract — even if it’s for student accommodation — can feel like venturing into a dragon’s den, especially if it’s the first time you’ve done it. But, once you’re armed with some key bits of knowledge, you’re all set to start searching out a great place to stay and study. Here are our ten things you need to know when renting your student accommodation.
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The differences between halls and private accommodation

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How much rent should a student pay?

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When should you apply for student accommodation?

When you apply to study at university, you might also need to apply for a place to live (and maybe a student loan). So exactly when do you apply for accommodation at university?
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Student accommodation: Your rights

When it comes to the place you live at university or college, there are minimum student accommodation standards to make sure you’re living somewhere suitable.
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