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19 Things You Really Miss About Studying at UCL When You Graduate

Exam season isn’t one of them.

1. Passing around the £1 drinks.

Mondays at Phineas meant one thing only – cheap alcohol.



2. The coffee at the Print Room.

And watching people think you can actually print stuff there.

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3. You’ll even miss the Main Library.

It may be the home of all your stress but it’s so pretty.

#ucllibrary #ucl #universityoflondon #librariesofinstagram #librariesoftheworld

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4. Sitting on the Portico steps.

There’s no greater sense of UCL belonging like sitting on the Portico steps on a sunny spring afternoon.


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5. And all the things that went down in the main quad.

#uclquad bungee

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6. Having lots of great food just 5 minutes away from you.

Franco Manca, Wasabi, Japanese Canteen… yes please.

Saturdays are for pizza&spritz🍕#francomanca#aperolspritz#weekendvibes

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7. Not to mention the cheap sandwiches and wraps at George Farha.

We're just touching up our make up while you're all away #georgefarha #vinyls #cafe #summer

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8. And the free Hare Krishna food.

Basically – you’ll miss all the food around you at UCL 😇



9. The student activism.


10. How easy it was to make friends with people from all walks of life.



11. The banter you had with King’s.

No one actually hates King’s, it was just a way of life.

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12. And with Imperial.

You actually did hate Imperial though.



13. ULU.

You won’t miss the time they changed the name to Student Central though.

The bars are open – come down for a drink! #beer #bar #friday #students #cheap #drinks #london #food #fridaynight

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14. And crashing the Freshers’ events in second year.

UCL hadn’t really begun without KOKO’s welcome event.

KOKO London last night was amazing!.❤

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15. Jeremy Bentham.

Weird but iconic. What would UCL have been without him?

16. Going to Sports night every week.

Even though you said you wouldn’t.



17. And hanging out in Ramsey even though you didn’t live there.

It was just the place to be.



18. Really, you’ll just miss studying in London.

19. And calling UCL home.


Today I am coming back here as a GRADUATE. 🇬🇧

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