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    I may be transferring to UEA soon and I just wanted to know how people treat you as a second year transfer since it almost feels like first year again due to how new everything is. Do you also live in student accommodation?

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    If you met somebody new in your second year classes at your current institution, what would you think? Not very much I imagine, because there's lots of people on your course that you don't know. You'd probably be willing to get to know somebody new should the opportunity present itself. My point is, you shouldn't start at UEA feeling alienated or different, because nobody else is going to be staring at you. It isn't like transfering high school, where everybody knows everyone and you feel daunted by all the stares. Lots of people will be new to the course you'll be starting, whether that's because they transferred uni, course or got put in a new class.
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    Do you also live in student accommodation?

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    You will need to ask UEA about accommodation. It's possible you will have to use private accommodation, but UEA should help explain the options available.

    https://portal.uea.ac.uk/accommodation/undergraduate
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    You will need to ask UEA about accommodation. It's possible you will have to use private accommodation, but UEA should help explain the options available.

    https://portal.uea.ac.uk/accommodation/undergraduate
    I have already applied for accommodation but thank you I just asked because I don't know if it's unusual for a second year to be in halls. I only want to be there since I'll be new.

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    Imo I think a lot of the cliques have formed. You should sharpen up your social skills and be moderately active in making friends. That includes first years, You can also join clubs and societies.
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    I may be transferring to UEA soon and I just wanted to know how people treat you as a second year transfer since it almost feels like first year again due to how new everything is. Do you also live in student accommodation?

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    Certainly at UEA its 99.9% freshers and international students in halls, second and third years almost always live out.
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    Certainly at UEA its 99.9% freshers and international students in halls, second and third years almost always live out.
    I don't have anybody to live out with because I'm new - and I won't make friends. I know that it's freshers in halls because I've been in halls at my current university.
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    Imo I think a lot of the cliques have formed. You should sharpen up your social skills and be moderately active in making friends. That includes first years, You can also join clubs and societies.
    You mean cliques at UEA have formed or your university (unless it's UEA of course)?
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    I mean that the existing students will know each other, becayse they have shared first year together. You just have to be a bit more on your toes to break into those social groups.
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    (Original post by Captivated)
    I may be transferring to UEA soon and I just wanted to know how people treat you as a second year transfer since it almost feels like first year again due to how new everything is. Do you also live in student accommodation?

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    I doubt it would be too much of a problem, it'll probably be up to you to try and interact with many people and form a set of friends. It shouldn't be too bad though, you aren't going to be cast aside because you're a second year transfer..

    (This is random but I'll be going UEA too next year )
 
 
 
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