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14 Things You’ll Only Know If You Studied History at The University of Leeds

Studying History at Leeds is great… mostly.

1. The belief you are a genius for getting the grades needed for straight history.

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2. Yet having to constantly justify that 3 hours contact time does not qualify history as an easy degree.

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3. Because the amount of reading you have to do is just unreal.

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4. And to start it you need to win the fight for books in Edward Boyle.

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5. Only to write compulsory practice essays.

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6. And deal with she who must not be named who guards the Student Office.

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7. Suffering the long trek down the Red Route for a 5pm lecture in Roger Stevens.

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8. And thinking your history knowledge of it will actually impress your friends.

But they don’t care that it’s the longest uni corridor in Europe.

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9. People always look to you for answers to the history questions in the Old Bar Quiz.

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10. Your first Hist Soc social looked a lot like this.

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11. And you had to visit all 20 pubs on the Otley Run dressed like that.

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12. And then try and survive the stagger back through Hyde Park.

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13. But at least the day after you fit in with Leeds’s edginess with your hungover look.

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14. And you go through all this to do a degree where everyone assumes you are just going to teach.

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