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21 Things You Just Won’t Understand If You’ve Never Been To Uni

How angry we get because we have to pay for printer credits on top of the yearly £9k. 😠

1. How annoying it can get to live in uni halls with flatmates you’ve never met before.

Why does my milk keep disappearing? Oh, that’s right – I live with snakes.

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2. Or when hall cleaners refuse to clean the communal areas because they aren’t clean enough.

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3. Starting your first day ready to learn and get a first but then feeling like a failure at the end of term.

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4. The Freshers’ Fifteen is all too real.

Fifteen pounds? More like fifteen stone, amirite?

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5. As is Freshers’ Flu.

It’s disgusting, and there’s no way to avoid it.

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6. Having to hold in a cough during your lecture because you’ve already coughed 20 times.

7. Or being sat next to someone who won’t stop sniffing.

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8. The pain of getting to uni late and having to walk into a lecture that’s already started.

That’s the real walk of shame.

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9. If you’ve got a 9am, good luck and godspeed.

Granted, you go to work early too but lectures are even worse because it’s just reading from a PowerPoint and having to take in all this info whilst you’re half awake.

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10. You’re expected to remember your entire GCSE and A level syllabus.

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11. But then you’re told to forget that and learn new things because they lied to us back in our A level days.

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12. How angry uni students get because they have to pay for printer credits.

What a stupid idea.

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13. Eventually realising that nothing about uni life is like the brochures they hand out at open days.

Surprise, surprise.

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14. You aren’t just balancing a social life, good grades, and sleep but much, much more!

15. Being constantly broke.

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16. Meaning you can’t go out all the time and drink with your mates.

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17. How long it feels between student loan handouts.

It’s only been 4 months but it feels like 4 years.

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18. The woes of your dissertation.

Unless you want to be an author, why do you have to write between 10-12,000 words?!

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19. And the abominable cost of having to print and bind it too.

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20. Speaking of cost, you’ll never understand how ridiculously expensive graduation is.

It almost makes you want to graduate in absentia. Almost.

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21. And finally, how much you’ll miss the so-called best years of your life when you have to leave.

😭😭😭

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