12 Things You’ll Understand If You’ve Ever Struggled To Get Hostel Accommodation

January 20, 2020

You, watching returning students struggle for hostel accommodation in your first year

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Sorry oh. Could never be me.

When the session is over and you realise that it’s time to leave

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So, I’m going to join the struggle next session?

You, contemplating if you should just live off-campus

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I can’t stress myself.

When you realise how expensive off-campus accommodation is

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Ah, it’s not me and you

How you rush to apply for hostel accommodation when they open the portal

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When you hear that you have to ballot

How you look at people who easily get a room because they know the right people

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You disgust me.

You, when you eventually get a room

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Thank you, God!

When a friend asks if they could squat with you

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Errr…

When the porters go on a raid to catch squatters in the night

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You people don’t sleep?

When you have to bribe the porters to get away with an offense

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Why are you so hungry?

How people who live off the campus look at you

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Why are you living in the ghetto?

When the session is over and you have to vacate the room

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Is this where it ends? And I’m repeating the process again next session?

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