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    When people talk about how good a uni is they always go on and on about how brilliant the night life is, and I feel like every single person there will be clubbing all the time. I don't like clubbing. I'd rather just drink with a few friends or do something else.

    So I'm really just wondering, would someone like me fit in at uni at all? Do people at Warwick tend to be avid clubbers or less so than other places? Would I be able to find like-minded people and other things to do, or would I be on my own every night?
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    Every uni has people like you who don't go clubbing. It's down to you to find others like you.
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    You could form a club.
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    (Original post by JordanL_)
    Would I be able to find like-minded people and other things to do, or would I be on my own every night?
    Relax. 30-50% of new students will be exactly like this. Some will never go out to the Students' Union and others will try it a few times before finding their own social niche. Some students spend all of their time drinking/clubbing but the vast majority do not.

    All you have to do is be honest when you write the description about yourself on the accommodation form. The residential staff will match students with similar and complimentary personalities when they put together the room allocations. If you write that you like to socialise quietly but aren't likely to go out clubbing then they are very likely to put you with others that wrote the same thing. You can then stay in playing games, go to the student cinema, go out for meals, or whatever it is you and your flatmates actually want to do.

    University (Warwick or anywhere else) is about finding out what type of person you want to be. I'd absolutely recommend taking part in as many activities as you can while you're there (perhaps even go to the SU once...!) but you won't have to fulfil any particular cliche. There are 6,000 people living on the campus and plenty will want the same things as you do.
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    Did you know that the vast majority of all students at all Unis do not get off their face on a weekly basis?

    Its a total myth that all students are party animals, and/or permanently drunk or hungover. Yes sure, there are some nutters like this at any Uni, but they are THOUSANDS who aren't!

    So have no fear, go to Warwick (or anywhere else) and live your life how you want to. There will be plenty of others doing exactly the same - promise.
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    (Original post by JordanL_)
    When people talk about how good a uni is they always go on and on about how brilliant the night life is, and I feel like every single person there will be clubbing all the time. I don't like clubbing. I'd rather just drink with a few friends or do something else.

    So I'm really just wondering, would someone like me fit in at uni at all? Do people at Warwick tend to be avid clubbers or less so than other places? Would I be able to find like-minded people and other things to do, or would I be on my own every night?
    You really have nothing to worry about coming to Warwick. I'm a first year and not a fan of going to the SU club nights and it's never been a problem so far. One person in my flat has only been to the SU once. Warwick is very chilled and being a campus uni there are so many alternatives to clubbing that it's not even a central activity. The 'lad culture' here is pretty much non-existent too.
 
 
 
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