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    In College I didn't make that many friends due to the area but I hope Uni will be different.
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    You will probably make friends if you make an effort to get to know your flatmates and people on your course. Joining societies will help too and I'd suggest joining a sports club even if you're not great at sports.
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    Uni is completely what you make of it.
    If you put some effort in and don't give up you will make friends.
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    You wont necessarily make lots of meaningful friends, but you should at least meet a couple of individuals that will become your life long friends.

    Certainly in the first year, alot of people you meet are just their by association and you may go out socialising with them etc, but probably engage with very few of them when/if you all switch out of accommodation in the second year.
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    it's the same everywhere
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    As already stated it depends what you make of it, but trying to get through university without friends or anyone to talk to, is painful. It may have been possible at school but not at uni.
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    (Original post by JB1807)
    As already stated it depends what you make of it, but trying to get through university without friends or anyone to talk to, is painful. It may have been possible at school but not at uni.
    it's not possible at school to not have friend, coz youre stuck with many people in the same classroom full day for year, you are forced to make bonds whether you like it or not...

    while university is... too free. everyone has their own schedule agenda and nobody cares about each other. every class has different students. the time we (forced to) spend together at uni isn't long enough to make bonds. well, except if 2+ people already interested with each others since beginning and making bunch of promises n meeting up etc etc

    you might ended up like me with many acquaintances, but very few real friends
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    As others have said, uni is what you make of it- If you make an effort to make friends by talking to others, instigating plans, joining in and so on, then you'll make friends. At the start of uni, everyone is desperate to make friends, so it's usually really easy to find others to talk to. You can also join societies to find others with a common interest.

    However, if you don't make the effort to spark up a conversation, or you say no to people a lot, they'll often assume you're not interested in being their friend, and after the first few months, when people have settled into their "groups" it can feel harder to break in.

    The thing is, I made new friends (genuine ones I'm still in touch with) right up to third year, but that was because I was making an effort with people and inviting them to things.
 
 
 
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