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17 Reasons Why You’ll Be Glad You Went To Uni Far Away From Home

“It’s a bap.”

1. Being so far away from home means you’re out of your comfort zone.

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2. And when home isn’t a simple train journey away, you’re forced to immerse yourself. 

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3. Your confidence grows.

What is there to lose?

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4. And you try new things you never thought you would.

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5. It’s likely you won’t know anyone.

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6. But more often than not, this is a good thing.

7. You build strong friendships with people in the same boat. 

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8. Being so far away makes home reunions way more fun. 

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9. And you’ll have a lot to catch up on so it never feels awkward. 

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10. You’ll become better at facing hard situations.

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11. Because you have to learn to live independently.

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12. And have no choice but to (mostly) figure things out for yourself.

Though the odd phone call home is still necessary.

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13. You learn a lot about yourself.

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14. And realise that there’s a lot more out there beyond where you grew up. 

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15. Including all the accents that come with them.

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16. And you’ll want to go even further and visit your friends at other universities. 

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17. The only downside is that everyone will tell you you’re wrong in the bap/cob/roll debate. 

Stand your ground 🍞


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