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    Sooo many CompScis here, where all the LLBers are?
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    (Original post by 0123456543210)
    Sooo many CompScis here, where all the LLBers are?
    LLB?

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    (Original post by hannahrob97)
    This also really worries me as well - I'm looking at possibly firming Newcastle (because the uni is good and I'm from there and don't want to go too far from home) and I'm not into clubbing at all!! I turned eighteen in October and haven't been out once, mostly because of anxiety reasons and the fact that I don't actually enjoy being drunk and around drunk people. I do drink and I do enjoy going out, I'm just not a fan of clubs. We are a minority, but there are some of us out there!!!


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    Law n' stuff.

    (Original post by hannahrob97)
    This also really worries me as well - I'm looking at possibly firming Newcastle (because the uni is good and I'm from there and don't want to go too far from home) and I'm not into clubbing at all!! I turned eighteen in October and haven't been out once, mostly because of anxiety reasons and the fact that I don't actually enjoy being drunk and around drunk people. I do drink and I do enjoy going out, I'm just not a fan of clubs. We are a minority, but there are some of us out there!!!


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    Well, from what I have gathered from this thread there are at least enough of us oddities to form a quiet drinking group. And considering this is TSR on a Wednesday night (and pretty late) I'm sure there'll be plenty more.
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    (Original post by tecwhizz)
    Law n' stuff.



    Well, from what I have gathered from this thread there are at least enough of us oddities to form a quiet drinking group. And considering this is TSR on a Wednesday night (and pretty late) I'm sure there'll be plenty more.
    Ohhh OK

    Yeah there's definitely enough of us

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    Was that the question as to clarifying what LLB is, or if I have applied for LLB?

    If 1st- Law, Latin: Legum Baccalaureus (Don't get where the 1st L comes from, though )
    If 2nd- Yes, I applied for and firmed Law.
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    (Original post by 0123456543210)
    Was that the question as to clarifying what LLB is, or if I have applied for LLB?

    If 1st- Law, Latin: Legum Baccalaureus (Don't get where the 1st L comes from, though )
    If 2nd- Yes, I applied for and firmed Law.
    Haha I was asking what LLB was but cool

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    (Original post by Andy98)
    Haha I was asking what LLB was but cool

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    It just seems like everyone in the Newcastle Uni section on TSR is either doing Medicine, CompSci or some kind of Engineering. I guess that is what NCL is famous for, though.
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    (Original post by 0123456543210)
    It just seems like everyone in the Newcastle Uni section on TSR is either doing Medicine, CompSci or some kind of Engineering. I guess that is what NCL is famous for, though.
    Law at NCL ain't half bad though.
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    (Original post by 0123456543210)
    It just seems like everyone in the Newcastle Uni section on TSR is either doing Medicine, CompSci or some kind of Engineering. I guess that is what NCL is famous for, though.
    I guess

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    (Original post by tecwhizz)
    Law n' stuff.



    Well, from what I have gathered from this thread there are at least enough of us oddities to form a quiet drinking group. And considering this is TSR on a Wednesday night (and pretty late) I'm sure there'll be plenty more.
    Project X party also started from a small and quiet drinking group of oddities.
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    (Original post by 0123456543210)
    Project X party also started from a small and quiet drinking group of oddities.
    Yeah, but I mean, you'd have to be pretty weird to do that. And, you know, I'm pretty content being weird. No need to get the 'cool' guys on side when I (hopefully) will be paying their NI contributions in 20 years.
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    (Original post by tecwhizz)
    As the title suggests I'm not really into clubbing, in fact I'm teetotal. I know Newcastle has something of a reputation and whilst the university itself may deny it, no doubt it would attract the kind of students who do like clubbing, purely because of it's reputation. I'm not a fuddy-duddy and I'll happily be with people who do drink, but I just don't like clubbing, so alternative nightlife would be great! You know; quieter pubs, social things etc.

    I suppose my question is really 'Is there enough going on for someone like me, and enough people who perhaps aren't as keen on going clubbing that I could socialise with in the evenings.' The thought of being in a larger city appeals to me, but not if I've got no friends! I'm looking at York as a competitor and obviously the campus environment makes it a little bit tamer, but I thought I'd at least try to extract some information from other sources before coming to a decision on this aspect of the unis.

    Sorry for the long post!

    TL;DR: Is there enough to do and enough people to socialise with if I don't like clubbing and don't drink?
    Okay, I was a bit harsh in my first post (bad mood). The thing about uni, is that everyone seems to make a massive fuss about halls, and flatmates before going to uni, and maybe the first couple of weeks. But the truth is, it is very unlikely you will stay good friends with your flatmates. Most people move in with course mates or people they've met in societies etc after the first year. For some reason, halls is often all about drinking, but you meet a much greater variety outside of halls. Honestly, you'll be fine. You may get put with some similar minded flatmates, you might not. But if you don't, I can't emphasize how much, in the grand scheme of uni life, it really doesn't matter.

    Flatmates are sort of ready made friends, people seem to really cling to their flatmates in the first few weeks. But when they find their feet a bit, and they realise that the chance of you being randomly allocated to live with someone who you would choose to be good friends with is very small, people move on.
    So do not stress, it will be fine.
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    (Original post by Twinpeaks)
    Okay, I was a bit harsh in my first post (bad mood). The thing about uni, is that everyone seems to make a massive fuss about halls, and flatmates before going to uni, and maybe the first couple of weeks. But the truth is, it is very unlikely you will stay good friends with your flatmates. Most people move in with course mates or people they've met in societies etc after the first year. For some reason, halls is often all about drinking, but you meet a much greater variety outside of halls. Honestly, you'll be fine. You may get put with some similar minded flatmates, you might not. But if you don't, I can't emphasize how much, in the grand scheme of uni life, it really doesn't matter.

    Flatmates are sort of ready made friends, people seem to really cling to their flatmates in the first few weeks. But when they find their feet a bit, and they realise that the chance of you being randomly allocated to live with someone who you would choose to be good friends with is very small, people move on.
    So do not stress, it will be fine.
    Sound words. This was more an exercise in getting a feel for the mood. I remember reading a few posts with a particularly unhelpful character with a shield as his profile picture throwing verbal fluff at everyone. Clearly, there are enough open minded people here for me to put a tick in the box for Newcastle.
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    (Original post by tecwhizz)
    Sound words. This was more an exercise in getting a feel for the mood. I remember reading a few posts with a particularly unhelpful character with a shield as his profile picture throwing verbal fluff at everyone. Clearly, there are enough open minded people here for me to put a tick in the box for Newcastle.
    I go to Cardiff uni, Cardiff is also infamous for it's booziness (although maybe not as much), and I've had no trouble meeting plenty of decent people who's worlds aren't centered around the clubs. Have you looked at societies Newcastle offers?
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    (Original post by Twinpeaks)
    I go to Cardiff uni, Cardiff is also infamous for it's booziness (although maybe not as much), and I've had no trouble meeting plenty of decent people who's worlds aren't centered around the clubs. Have you looked at societies Newcastle offers?
    Yup, plenty of interesting things there! Tea, Photography, Baking, Music etc. I'm sure I'll find something to get on with.
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    (Original post by tecwhizz)
    Yup, plenty of interesting things there! Tea, Photography, Baking, Music etc. I'm sure I'll find something to get on with.
    Trust me, after the first few weeks, that's what makes a big difference You'll have a fab time!
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    Hahah another CompSci here who also dislikes the drink!

    Suppose we could all leave Uni with a net positive and a decent grade too. :P
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    Hahah another CompSci here who also dislikes the drink!

    Suppose we could all leave Uni with a net positive and a decent grade too. :P
    Hopefully, but I doubt it with the money for me

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