Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta

Doing something nice for a friend? watch

Announcements
    • #1
    • Thread Starter
    #1

    My friend graduated from University of Manchester this summer. He's doing extremely well (in my opinion) considering his circumstances. He grew up poor (I remember getting eviction notices through the door when I was round there once), in a council house with a family with no university graduates. His youngest brother died when he was in year 9, and his dad committed suicide a year later.

    I'm sorry for all the details but I want you to understand the circumstances. Now he's coming back to his hometown (where I live) and I want to do something big to show him how proud everyone is. Has anyone got any ideas of what I can do? I don't want to go over the top though!
    • #2
    #2

    Sometimes, smaller things work best. Maybe you could get together a card, or a video which has messages from all his friends? Or maybe you could throw a party (it doesn't have to be anything huge, just a small surprise with a few friends). You could go out for a meal, anything really!
    Offline

    16
    ReputationRep:
    You could make him a scrapbook with his good friends of good memories and his accomplishments as a gift from everyone and throw him a small party?

    Posted from TSR Mobile
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Updated: February 8, 2015
Poll
Do you agree with the proposed ban on plastic straws and cotton buds?
Useful resources

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.