Indeed many come along at the start of their search.
Are you looking for flatmates for the 2017-2018 academic year?
Then come along to Give It A Go's Flatmate Speed Dating to find your perfect housemates.
If at the end of the session you've both ticked the "I'd live with them" box, we'll exchange your designated contact details and it's all yours from there.
We're charging a very reasonable £2 for this session because there's a huge amount of work required to sort through each individual grid form and allocate you your matches.
At least, if they are looking the old-fashioned way.
A new company called Speed Flatmating is riding the rental wave with a new concept: the deciding factor shouldn’t be place, or even price, but personality. Events are hosted at a bar, complete with mood lighting and dance music.
We're charging a very reasonable £2 for this session because there's a lot of behind the scenes set up that goes on.
Are you looking for flatmates for the 2018-2019 academic year?
‘I’m looking for a spare room, but even if I don’t find one, I’m bound meet people I can team up with.
It’s much cheaper flat-hunting in groups.’ Several people come to the events after despairing of traditional flat-hunting methods.
Or worse, washes up so badly you have to do it again. Deciding precisely who, however, is a journey fraught with uncertainty, anxiety and possibly their discarded toenail clippings. There are also people who will mention in passing that their mates will be staying, every weekend, but don’t worry because ‘they are totally loud and crazy! Your advert is irrelevant Even if you actually are a tidy, professional 20-something who likes a glass of wine out and a movie night in, no one cares. Avoid the phrase ‘laid-back’ – it’s catnip to oddballs. Hell is a speed flat-mating event They make you wear a name badge, which tells you everything you need to know. Everyone is awful Just reading the replies to your ad will make you wonder if your boss wants the room.