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East slope is a brilliant hall for socialising and the closest halls to everything on campus with a walk of approx 2mins. Noise was a problem occasionally but calling the porter and sending in a complaint fixed this problem most of the time. Cleaning was also a slzifht problem but this was due to housemates not cleaners.

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By CourteousPrancer1011
On 27th April 15

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East slope is a brilliant hall for socialising and the closest halls to everything on campus with a walk of approx 2mins. Noise was a problem occasionally but calling the porter and sending in a complaint fixed this problem most of the time. Cleaning was also a slzifht problem but this was due to housemates not cleaners.

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By CourteousPrancer1011
On 27th April 15

East Slope Information

CampusMain Campus
PostcodeBN1 9RP
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms516

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can i have a sketch of the zoning layout ( the spaces arrangement )?! or even a description , or the meaning of the numbers on the east slope map ?
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 14th June 18

It’s barely livable like what others said. It’s really depending on your housemates, it’s unlucky that I met irresponsible housemates. Blocking toilets and left it for ppl to unblock it, maggots growing, dirty kitchen and toilets. It’s just gross. The water from the tap is not drinkable as well, it sometimes has mud and smells like really old pipe, I got diahorrea after drinking it. And the room, it’s boiling in May, when the sun goes down, it hits straight into your room and makes it boiling hot. If you open window, bugs and mouse could come in. Might as well lay on your bed and die in heat. Only 2 plugs as well in a room and already plugged with lamps. Limited spaces for storing stuff in the room.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 21st January 18

This place would be good value for money if you didn't have to share your home with rodents. I'm living here in 2017-18 currently a first year. If east slope is still available to live in next year you better avoid it like the plague, if not you're stupid. This place was meant to be knocked down years ago, and they say they are going to once we all move out at this end of this 2nd term. The cleaning is poor and the porters never get anything done. I'm disgusted at the living situation, EAST SLOPE IS NOW COMPLETELY UNLIVEABLE!

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 14th January 18

It's like prison, just like others mentioned. There are only two sockets in the room, for two person, but already with lamp plugged in. Only one wardrobe and one drawer, which is worse than my lower school boarding house. Sharing 2 toilets between 10 people, probably worse than in prison. The fridges smelled like hell when I first arrived, and the kettle was rusty.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 17th October 17

It’s barely liveable here. Walls crumbling, ceiling tiles falling down, furniture is all falling apart, toilets are horrible, just horrible here.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 2nd May 17

East slope in my opinion was a place that i wish i could have avoided but i couldn't as i was enetering via adjustment which meant i was just thrown in east slope obviously. It is a very sociable place but from what i've seen, this is only the case if you're a drinker or partyer. Nicknamed the 'slums or ghetto' area by many people in other accomodations, i coudn't agree more because it was really dirty most of the time outside and inside. Also, the condintions inside my flat were so terrible, it felt like the place was falling apart. Stayed there for two months and left as soon had the chance. Only positive is the central location on campus.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th February 17

East Slope is the place to be! Honestly it more than makes up for anything you can complain about - it's not perfect, but you will make the best friends here and have everything you need, I wouldn't live anywhere else for the same rent. Live here while you can, you'll never find another place like it <3

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th December 16

Brighton's biggest todge situated in this slope, sloppy ucks you won't find anything badder. Rum bombs invented here #Omizzle

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st October 16

I was put into East Slope when it wasn't my first choice and now I don't think I'd want to stay anywhere else! East Slope is placed perfectly on campus (close to bars, bus stops and lecture halls) and looks most like a normal flat in my opinion! If you're not fussy about sharing a shower with people or not having a sink in your room then this is such a good choice and you will save a lot of money (Especially if you're a First Generation Scholar because I pay £35 a week). It is so easy to make tonnes of friends because houses are so close together and people are super friendly so a lot of the time we'll find ourselves wondering around the slope and going in other flats and making friends! Reviews I read before coming here spoke about noise issues but they haven't been a problem so far, once in your room it is pretty quiet!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st October 16

I was put into East Slope when it wasn't my first choice and now I don't think I'd want to stay anywhere else! East Slope is placed perfectly on campus (close to bars, bus stops and lecture halls) and looks most like a normal flat in my opinion! If you're not fussy about sharing a shower with people or not having a sink in your room then this is such a good choice and you will save a lot of money (Especially if you're a First Generation Scholar because I pay £35 a week). It is so easy to make tonnes of friends because houses are so close together and people are super friendly so a lot of the time we'll find ourselves wondering around the slope and going in other flats and making friends! Reviews I read before coming here spoke about noise issues but they haven't been a problem so far, once in your room it is pretty quiet!

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 22nd August 16

Feels like you live in a prison cell. Avoid at all costs.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd July 16

East Slope is a great budget option, with decent sized rooms and basic facilities. It is the most sociable of all the housing and is perfect for anyone not too fussy but looking for a good time.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 30th November 15

The lowest of the low. Really cheap but it really isn't worth it if you don't have friends in better accommodation where you can go to

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 27th April 15

East slope is a brilliant hall for socialising and the closest halls to everything on campus with a walk of approx 2mins. Noise was a problem occasionally but calling the porter and sending in a complaint fixed this problem most of the time. Cleaning was also a slzifht problem but this was due to housemates not cleaners.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th April 15

I loved my time in East Slope, the way the halls are set out allowed me to make friends quickly and easily, and the porters were extremely friendly. Can't fault it!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th April 15

Best year of my life hands down. It may be scruffy on the surface but its without a doubt the best place to be on campus. Wouldn't change it.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th April 15

It is such a fun place to live but you have to be okay with a lot of mess and with mould and spiders etc.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 25th April 15

Boot camp for life, those that didn't like it couldn't handle the slope!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th April 15

Not the best of places but great value for money and best for socialising

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 25th April 15

Have a friend in East Slope so you can visit. Don't make the mistake, as I did, of actually living here.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 25th April 15

Great experience. It was cheap, good for socialising, got cleaned weekly and rooms were nice

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

Unfortunately getting knocked down this year. The University of Sussex slums, but so brilliant. No experience like living in East Slope

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th April 15

East slope does what it says on the tin. Yes it really is as bad as everyone says it is, and there's no wonder it's previously been described as the favelas. So noisy you can never sleep. If you want parties nearly every night then this place is for you. If, however, you value your beauty sleep, then East slope is not the place to go.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th April 15

Stayed in east slope for my first year of uni and had a great time.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th April 15

East Slope is legendary...not the cleanest, or prettiest, but it's got character. Wooden beams and you can sit on the roof and watch the beautiful sunset.Cheap as well, about £80 a week...that's because it's falling down.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

Cheap and cheerful but the best atmosphere and people. Had a great time at east slope.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

East slope isn't as bad as it looks, its cheap and is the most social place at Sussex.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th April 15

The buildings were old but if you feel like you'd prefer to live in a community rather than living in one of the brand new sterile buildings then East slope is for you.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

No comfy sofas/ living room- dining room and kitchen are the only social spaces. Wouldn't have gone for any other accommodation though

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th April 15

fun and stuff woo east slope massive

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

Cheap and cheerful! Really sociable, a bit run down but you don't really care about that in the end

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th April 15

The halls themselves were fine, but only one shower between you and no social space besides the kitchen/dining room. Socially, in less you're a druggy, this won't be the place for you

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th April 15

For £80 a week, this is fine. Working kitchen appliances, fun night life, friendly people etc. But the best aspect to this is the field behind East slope. Amazing view from the hill and great to chill on with friends.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

You won't regret living in east slope. Next to the bar and co-op and best halls on campus to meet people and av it large

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd April 15

Love it! Very sociable and friendly. Might not be the prettiest, but you won't regret it.

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