Just as in a share accommodation situation, there can be compatibility problems in college. At times you may feel as though you are living in each other’s pockets, especially if you are doing the same course as the people you live with. What if you get sick of being around those people 24/7? Different tastes, lifestyles, temperaments and opinions can all lead to major fights or disagreements. (more…)
Although there are heaps of advantages of living at college, you also have to be aware of the disadvantages. He expense One of the major disadvantages of living at college is the expense. Although you will probably get some government assistance, you or your parents will still have to make up a portion of the fees. (more…)
Another major plus of living in college is that it helps you to study. Not only does it cut out transport hassles and give you more time in your day to spend on your uni work, but it also creates an environment that is beneficial to study. Some colleges provide in-house tutors or study skills help; not only that, but you are probably living with people doing the same course who might be able to give you a bit of help in areas you might be struggling with. (more…)
There are several advantages of living in college accommodation. Proximity to classes One of the best things about living on campus is that you only have to allow a few minutes to walk to classes. This means that you cut out the masses of travel time that can be spent on getting to uni via public transport or in peak hour traffic.
You would be amazed at how much longer your day seems when you don’t have to join the daily rat race! A good way to meet people One of the hardest parts of moving to a new city to go to uni is that you probably won’t know many people, if any. Living in college on campus is a great way to instantly meet people. (more…)
This is where you live in on-campus accommodation when you move away from home to go to uni. Most universities have on-campus accommodation to cater for students coming from overseas, from another city or from the country. Most unis also have a housing service to help you find off-campus accommodation as well. (more…)