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Making friends at uni when you DON'T live in uni accommodation?

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    I'm just a bit curious, what with my second year of uni coming up...

    I've opted to live in a live with three friends come next semester. We live about 20 minutes from the main campus and 30 minutes from the campus I have lessons at. Due to the nature of my campus (small, small population of students, no social facilities) and the course I'm doing (Computing), I tend not to meet many people. Whilst I'll be working multiple jobs at the uni that will put me in contact with students, I'm not all too hopeful I'll be making friends that way. I don't meet anyone on nights out nor do I meet anyone at the SU bar.

    Just curious how second/third years living in their own rented accommodation make friends in those years?

    It's like falling off a log, as long as you make time to go out drinking with your course mates. And if this doesn't work out, join a few clubs with like minded individuals and make it happen..
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