Chinese students (microblogging), born alone to overseas to carry out the study in the road, to ensure that normal learning and living, we must first solve the problem of ‘live’, how to find a safe and comfortable ‘nest’ in a foreign country? To pay attention to what security details? how much money they should prepare it? please listen to the ‘returnees’ who one by one.
Check before the camera to remain evidence
Amber education Guangzhou Branch was educated at the University of East Anglia in the UK general manager He Chugang said most of the schools in the UK can be provided for international students stay in school to ensure that the accommodation of international graduate students in the school accommodation and the first year of the international undergraduate management of the school dormitory is very strict, and generally have 24-hour security guards, water, electricity and Internet access for students, but campus housing costs are relatively high, about 3000 to 4000 pounds / year. the phenomenon of students in off-campus rent also very common, relatively low cost, about 50 to 60 pounds / week, but the campus housing utilities, network fees must personally apply for the count for the fact some intangible costs.
Reminder: the ‘returnees’ Chen Jian Qian suggestions: you must first clear the lease contract, rental contract of the British law must enter into a lease for more than half a year, and students with the landlord after the agreed upon reduction in lease, but the minimum is not less than three months. had to rent a month for the Chinese students on the surrender of tenancy, so be regarded as a breach of contract, the landlord has the right to confiscate the student’s deposit. Second, sharing must be agreed in advance rent and prior knowledge of the credibility of the shared objects and cultural practices. Third, we must clearly the price of the service fee charged by the intermediary and contract the correct information on the landlord, the intermediary and the terms of the real, moved into the housing to carefully check all the furniture and the wall is damaged. students prior to arrival, should be in every place of the house to take a photograph, are also engaged in the newspapers of the day take photographs, to ensure that the photo was shot on the day of arrival, instead of shooting, during the lease term, so there is a very strong evidence prevent disputes examples above.
School dormitory should apply early
Zhao Qing, the U.S. study (microblogging) expert, said that the general U.S. campus dormitory space is not equipped with kitchen, rents live outside your only advantage is geographically convenient and within the campus environment safe at school accommodation costs 1250 to $ 1,750 / month, generally include water, electricity and internet access. school dormitories, with a different chamber, both single bedroom plus a separate toilet, there are many people sharing the premises, the amount of the appropriate accommodations are also different quarters generally have three samples of the most basic furniture: bed, desk and wardrobe, but the student to the school to verify whether to provide sheets and blankets. It is worth mentioning is that the student hostel can not cancel the contract, otherwise they will lose the application fee (or plus the margin), but not a whole year’s rent. students not to think that the American university and domestic students to the school, the school allocation can stay good quarters in the United States need to apply in advance to apply for campus accommodation, once the decision to live on campus to the University Accommodation Office (Housing Office) before the application deadline to submit an application, along with the application fee or deposit payable. If special requests need to be stated clearly, the school will try to take care of.
The vast majority of students are looking for rental housing, There are three main ways: one near the school ad posted Office or the supermarket, rental or levy roommate ads .2. Community newspaper or campus newspapers for rental classifieds summarizing the above telephone available for contact. school accommodation provided by the Office of Rent off-campus housing services. Both furnished and unfurnished rental housing generally fall into the vast majority of cases, unfurnished main which does not mean that the rental housing is available, but the bedroom, unfurnished, it is recommended to purchase second-hand furniture is appropriate to live off-campus costs are relatively low, about 500 ~ $ 600 / month, and can retain a certain right to privacy and personal space.
Reminder: select rental housing should take into account various factors: one, the traffic is convenient, if their own car parking spaces, environmental and safety but also attach great importance to have to consider whether, and three house types, have a roommate , whether attached to furniture, home insurance, landlord’s character, whether the ban on raising pets must learn more about the lease signed before completion of comprehensive data collection in determining the rent, in particular, have petty advantages mentality.
Rent try not selected slums
Levin according to the Canadian study and work for more than a decade, Canadian universities are generally campus dormitory for freshmen dormitory application form accompanied by the acceptance letter sent to students’ hands, students can directly fill in a form to the school to apply for places, accommodations about 700 ~ 900 yuan / month, the fee from the sophomore to the majority of students faced with their own accommodation, usually takes the following two ways:
First, looking for host families. Most of the homestay fees in the 800 ~ 900 yuan / month, the fee is included for meals during the school day, the host families for students to prepare breakfast and dinner, weekend breakfast, lunch and dinner. Students need to do as the Romans do, try to respect and comply with the habits of the host family Homestay Chinese students may be assigned household chores such as snow removal, grass cutting, repairs to the roof, it may be treated as the opportunity to exercise.
Second, their own rent. Campus rent, generally from 5 to 6 people sharing, cost apportionment of 600 per person plus $ 700 / month. But the interior is not furnished, but no hand cleaning, all matters are completed independently by students. Another way, compared with off-campus rental listings are mostly apartments, 2 or 3 people sharing a more allocated to individuals and $ 300 to $ 500 / month, but does not include utilities, and network costs.
Reminder: The best in select rental site visits before making a decision, the city’s rich neighborhoods, most of the host family living in this, there are generally middle-level public office workers living in the region, housing more than the apartment, while There are poor residential areas suggested that students’ choice of housing, mainly to consider the first two areas, the relative chaos of the residential areas of the poor law and order management order. housing rent rebate, students related formalities should bear this in mind.
Live in homestay package meals
Australia ‘returnees’ Zhao Biqian introduced Australian schools offer two accommodation campus accommodation, homestay accommodation, both cost almost the same, are about 800 to $ 1,200 / month. Difference is that host families provide two meal, cover the cost of basic utilities, campus accommodation generally does not include food the school arrangements quarters, will respect students’ individual requirements, certain basic understanding of student lifestyle options will be listed in the application form, as far as possible will be accustomed to similar of students living arrangements, in order to reduce unnecessary conflicts sooner submit an application, the individual requirements are met the greater the likelihood.
Australian homestay students to fulfill the obligation is broadly divided into two levels, first: students to adults over the age of 18, the family in addition to the provision of accommodation, daily meals outside, and the remaining few tube, the second: students young people under 18, the host parent (microblogging) bear the guardian responsibility, students need to go out time in advance to inform the parents of the host family. students can also choose to rent, can be independent of renting or sharing, usually the latter is cheaper, generally 400 to 600 Australian dollars / month, includes basic utilities, but not food.
Reminder: students from the same country sharing easy and convenient it is hard to improve your English. Renting more suitable for overseas time more than one year, the independent ability of students. (Reporter: Joan)