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19 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Studied at Regents Theological College

The majority of people who go to university go to a secular one. Here’s an insight into the life of a student at a Christian University.

1. You have a slight fear that you’ve just signed up to live in a monastery.

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2. Although becoming a nun or monk doesn’t seem like such a bad idea when you realise how over-enthusiastic everyone is.

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3. Lectures start and you realise how little you know about the faith you follow.

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4. Immediately having your beliefs challenged by your lecturers.

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5. So much so that at least once in every module you doubt the existence of God.

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6. The diversity of Christian doctrine becomes clear to you and you realise why non-Christians get confused.

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7. However, the basic beliefs are true across denominations and these are what you hold on to.

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8. Knowing that God won’t write your assignments for you but praying for it anyway.

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9. Even though your lecturers are really nice Christian folk, they don’t hold back when commenting on a bad essay.

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10. You’ll get Calvinists, and those who are not Calvinists.

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11. Which always leads to some fun debates.

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12. Secretly contemplating skipping Morning Devotions for an extra 20 minutes in bed.

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13. And regretting it whenever you actually do because you love them really.

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14. Taking a break from studying by having a “swim” in the outdoor pool.

It was a good 3 years. This pool certainly added to the fun

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15. Never quite getting used to the fact that there are so few students in the university.

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16. But loving that it means you make excellent friends.

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17. Actually enjoying that no one has ever heard of it.

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18. Because you wouldn’t want everyone to know that such a beautiful place exists.

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19. And at the end of your time there, you realise going to a Christian University was the best thing you ever did.

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