When Should Freshers Start Looking for 2nd Year Accommodation?

When Should Freshers Start Looking for 2nd Year Accommodation?

So, you’ve survived Fresher’s Week and you’re now starting to make inroads into your study timetable? Congratulations, that’s quite the achievement!

Aside from getting to grips with your first term on your university course – and mastering a pasta bake, of course – you’ll soon overhear flatmates and course mates talking about second year accommodation.

Yes, that’s right, you’ll have to think about where you’re going to live next year in your first term at university! Most private student accommodation contracts are signed and sealed before Christmas, with many private landlords placing their properties up for let with lettings agents by the time Halloween has been and gone.

Try not to get too hung up on who to live with in your second year at university. If you haven’t yet developed a group of friends that you socialise with on and off campus, don’t panic. There are private accommodation options to suit all scenarios, with the option of renting out a single room in a student house and everything up to an entire six-bedroomed house for you and your pals.

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