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East Slope XD



Anyone in flat 05 in East Slope? Just trying to look for some of my neighbours before moving in XP.
I'm doing American Studies with History, so anyone doing that, hit me up too :P.

Now I'm gonna go finish watching Buffy =).

On living arrangements



I live in East Slope, which is, as every Sussex student knows, the on-campus residence with a legendary reputation for being a party hotspot. It's a reputation well earned – and East Slope's current tenants are doing their best to keep up a good tradition – but it's also a misrepresentation that could easily deter peace-loving people like me who might, in actual fact, feel quite at home here. Let me explain.

When I applied for on-campus accommodation, I did so based only on the information presented on the University website. The picture I got there was, on the whole, quite accurate: Small rooms, facilities shared among several people, party hub. I wasn't thrilled at (1) and (2), except for their consequences on the rent. And, since I considered myself the antithesis of a party animal at the time, (3) was, if anything, a signal for me not to choose East Slope. However, being in a rather tight spot financially – I don't get any loans or other support for fees or rent – I decided to quell my qualms and choose cheap over comfortable.

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