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    i've moved into my accommodation three days now, my flat mates always stay in their room. i leave my door open, i try making small talks to make them comfortable but they still lock themselves away. my fresher's is tomorrow and now i have nobody to go with. i've walked around but no one, to meet still. i'm so bored all i do is move on my own and may not attend fresher's because i have no ne to go with and i cant go clubbing by myself for the first time lol. what do i do man, some please give me advice
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    So your roomies staying in and not going anywhere?

    Go alone and get mingling

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    So your roomies staying in and not going anywhere?

    Go alone and get mingling

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    yup pretty much, i could but it be better to go with some gives u a bit more confidence
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    Go and make friends elsewhere, join societies etc. At the beginning freshers are very open to making friends and then after a few weeks it slows down. I always thought halls were a bit better as there are more people to meet.
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    Honestly I would just go on your own. Everyone is in the same position as you, no one knows anyone or has a set group of friends yet. I wouldn't be worried about not having anyone to go with. Just have a few drinks which will give you a confidence boost and I'm sure you will get chatting and make some new friends who you can enjoy the rest of freshers with.


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    yup pretty much, i could but it be better to go with some gives u a bit more confidence
    Of course its good for your confidence. But think of how many students are going, I can assure you many will be alone. Just go and fib if anyone asks

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    Just try and make some friends on your course. You might have introductory lectures and stuff where you can meet them. I understand how difficult it is to actually make friends who will hang out with you outside of the lecture/ talk but you might aswell try. Most people are really open to making friends in the next few weeks so just be as outgoing as you can.
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    (Original post by vdm1)
    i've moved into my accommodation three days now, my flat mates always stay in their room. i leave my door open, i try making small talks to make them comfortable but they still lock themselves away. my fresher's is tomorrow and now i have nobody to go with. i've walked around but no one, to meet still. i'm so bored all i do is move on my own and may not attend fresher's because i have no ne to go with and i cant go clubbing by myself for the first time lol. what do i do man, some please give me advice
    Hi vdm1

    I would just echo the advice that the others have offered, really. I wouldn't be worrying yet, freshers hasn't even started and the majority of first years will arrive this weekend. You'll have plenty of opportunities to meet people and make friends throughout the week, especially at your course inductions. Perhaps go along to a society taster session for something you're really interested in or something that you've never tried before.

    Your flatmates are probably feeling the same, might just be really shy - keep talking with them, they'll open up soon!

    Hope this helps man, let us know how it goes
    Tim - NTU TSR Rep

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