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    Been asked by a user on our Twitter about the origin of the phrase 'The Bubble.' I have heard it used so often by Loughborough students in particular but don't know the origin of the phrase.

    Is it a generic term or a Loughborough specific one?

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    (Original post by uniblogspot)
    Been asked by a user on our Twitter about the origin of the phrase 'The Bubble.' I have heard it used so often by Loughborough students in particular but don't know the origin of the phrase.

    Is it a generic term or a Loughborough specific one?

    Thanks!
    Never heard it for any other Uni; guess it was just coined because you feel so cut off from the outside/'real' world when at Lufbra, helped by the small town and big campus. You can just forget about what's happening in the world and just enjoy life!

    Though I'm sure it's equally applicable to many other Unis! No idea who coined the phrase.
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    As I thought - thanks for your post.

    Does anyone else have any more specific information? Have you heard this used at any other universities?

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    (Original post by uniblogspot)
    Have you heard this used at any other universities?

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    Frequently.
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    (Original post by Slumpy)
    Frequently.
    Which out of interest?
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    (Original post by Tactical Nuclear Penguin)
    Which out of interest?
    Definitely Cambridge, I think Oxford, St Andrews certainly, maybe another couple as well but I'm not sure.
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    That's good to know!

    Thanks Slumpy (great name btw!)
 
 
 
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