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    It just came into my mind that once we all graduate and have a job, how often will we really see our friends from school and uni? Unless you end up having jobs quite close to each other, it doesn't seem very likely that you'll see each other often.. thoughts?
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    they are your friends so i suppose most social things happens around you and them unless its work related i think, so id say whenever free form work assignments
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    in the evenings after work maybe if you all live in the same city. Probs seem them more often if any of you can drive.
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    Im graduated and in a job and I don't see my friends much. Thats mostly because I cut contact with most of my friends from home when I went to uni and hence most of my friends live elsewhere/are still at uni. I only had 2 home friends and they've recently pissed me off by cancelling meeting up at the last minute too many times and generally putting no effort into meeting up and maintaining the friendship
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    Every weekend and we usually meet for drinks/dinner/cinema at least once during the week after work.
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    (Original post by facetious)
    It just came into my mind that once we all graduate and have a job, how often will we really see our friends from school and uni? Unless you end up having jobs quite close to each other, it doesn't seem very likely that you'll see each other often.. thoughts?
    My friends and I graduated over a year ago and we still meet up in the evenings - most of us don't work in the evenings - and we arrange things in advance like music gigs/ Christmas and NY events/ shopping trips and weekends away. It all depends whether you put in effort or drift apart; you'll find that quite a few start to socialise more with new friends and colleagues.
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    I see my friends every couple of weeks or so. I moved away, and so have some of them. But we still see each other quite regularly.
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    (Original post by Panda Bear)
    Every weekend and we usually meet for drinks/dinner/cinema at least once during the week after work.
    Do you all live in the same city?
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    I was wondering this too! Hopefully quite a bit, may even move in with a few to somewhere more central.
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    never
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    I moved countries...so never.
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    (Original post by Psyk)
    I see my friends every couple of weeks or so. I moved away, and so have some of them. But we still see each other quite regularly.
    I suppose you end up making new friends at your workplace or whatever.. just seems so weird to think I'll hardly see my current mates in a year or so
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    (Original post by facetious)
    I suppose you end up making new friends at your workplace or whatever.. just seems so weird to think I'll hardly see my current mates in a year or so
    Yeah I socialise with people from work occasionally. But I probably spend at least the same amount of time socialising with friends from home. I spend quite a bit of money on train tickets.
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    (Original post by facetious)
    It just came into my mind that once we all graduate and have a job, how often will we really see our friends from school and uni? Unless you end up having jobs quite close to each other, it doesn't seem very likely that you'll see each other often.. thoughts?
    I've graduated with a university degree twice

    I can tell you this much, your friends will change as you move along in life. You may still keep in touch and stuff, but don't expect the same level of closeness as before.

    Friends from before uni, I used to have 6 very close friends. These days I only keep in touch with 1 of them. The rest have long since moved on.

    Friends from my 1st uni, I went to uni in USA, those whom I used to be close with are many miles away, but for my 4 years there I had 5 close mates, we still keep in touch but we hardly meet up as they're all over the world these days. We do meet up when we are travelling to where each other is based or a big meet up will usually be when there is a wedding. However last year all 5 of us met up at our former university.

    Friends from my 2nd uni, my circle of friends largely consisted of my gf, my flatmates and EU exchange students. As I was only there for a year and from the onset I always thought I would only be there for a year, formed closer bonds with those exchange students from EU countries, 7 of us to be exact, mainly from Finland and Germany. I was close to 4 of the 7 flatmates I had. After the year was up, naturally all the EU students went back to their respective countries. I was supposed to go to Finland, but instead I was offered a job in UK so stayed on.... these days we keep in touch over facebook and emails. Sometimes we chat and recall the good times we had, we do meet up every now. My former flatmates, every now and then we do meet up for drinks, but not often.

    As for my gf, she lives with me now, but she is still in uni...... these days despite her staying in the same room, I spend less time with her than when we were living in the same block at uni. Work commitments, new friends, new interest (not in other girls) and you'll probably make new mates at your work place.
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    I think I saw friends more when I was working then when I went to uni to be honest. This is really going to depend on your job, where you are living and what your friends are doing - there isn't going to be a standard response.
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    (Original post by facetious)
    Do you all live in the same city?
    Yeah we do. Best thing about being in London.
 
 
 
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