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10 Things All Londoners Will Experience In Their University Cities

 Moving away from London to go to university is an eye-opening experience. You’ll encounter some common struggles along the way…

1. People will try to tell you it’s a big city and you’ll just stand there like…

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2. Never before have you had to put up with so many bus-related dramas.

Why is there more than one bus company? Why are they not red? Why do they want me to pay with actual money?

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3. Your friends think you’re making it rain when you don’t consider a £5 club entry fee to be that bad.

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4. Driving into the city centre and being the only one who’s not at all fazed by the fact there are three whole lanes.

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5. Having to periodically tell people you’re not bffs with any bands, the Made In Chelsea cast, or gang members. 

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6. If you go to a university within a 2 hour radius of London, you find that 85% of people you meet are also from in or around London.

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7. 24hr shops are a myth.

Meaning you’ll have to calm the hell down when craving Ben and Jerry’s at 2am.

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8. Finding it weird that for some people, going to Winter Wonderland or Thorpe Park is a once-in-a-lifetime day out.

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9. Never finding it harder to contain yourself than when you’re stuck behind slow walkers.

The world outside London just moves a lot slower. It’s the worst.

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10. And don’t even bother going anywhere near an escalator. 

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Where is the civilisation!?

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