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    Does anyone regret going to uni?
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    Hi

    Yes, I regret going/coming. I didn't want to, and in the end didn't have the choice, but if I had known more about what the work and style of learning is like I would have tried harder to not come.

    I'm just wondering why your asking-are you trying decide to go to uni or not?
    If you want more information or anything else please ask.
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    Yeah I wish I hadn't gone and just started working or done an apprenticeship
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    In my opinion, it somewhat depends on the person you are before you go to university? Personally, university helped me grow as a person. Before I came to university I was pretty useless at 'being an adult'. I couldn't really cook anything or look after myself but coming to university forced me out of the comfortable life I had and made me do things for myself.

    I would say there is an unfair societal pressure on people to go to university and that was half the reason I felt I had to go. But that's a different story!
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    In my opinion, it somewhat depends on the person you are before you go to university? Personally, university helped me grow as a person. Before I came to university I was pretty useless at 'being an adult'. I couldn't really cook anything or look after myself but coming to university forced me out of the comfortable life I had and made me do things for myself.

    I would say there is an unfair societal pressure on people to go to university and that was half the reason I felt I had to go. But that's a different story!
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    It is day 1 of my 10 week internship! I am the newbie of the group
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    (Original post by PugDevil)
    It is day 1 of my 10 week internship! I am the newbie of the group
    Welcome to TSR!
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    (Original post by fr0sr_)
    Welcome to TSR!
    Thank you very much! I'm sure everyone will be seeing more and more of myself - not sure if that's good or bad
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    It is day 1 of my 10 week internship! I am the newbie of the group
    aha good luck
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    (Original post by PugDevil)
    It is day 1 of my 10 week internship! I am the newbie of the group
    (Original post by PugDevil)
    Thank you very much! I'm sure everyone will be seeing more and more of myself - not sure if that's good or bad
    You're leading this thread off-topic which is against the rules.
    You have failed the internship.
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    (Original post by PugDevil)
    Thank you very much! I'm sure everyone will be seeing more and more of myself - not sure if that's good or bad
    No worries!

    I'm sure that's a good thing! I guess it depends on the situation.
    I hope we don't cross paths for the wrong reasons! I can't help myself sometimes though.
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    You're leading this thread off-topic which is against the rules.
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    TSR Support have the authority to ban.. right?
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    (Original post by hollyyburridge)
    Does anyone regret going to uni?
    In a sense I regret not going, but I never found a subject of which I wanted to do.
    I guess I regret it due to the student lifestyle you lead, the independence you gain, the knowledge you gain and the people you meet.
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    (Original post by Davalla)
    You're leading this thread off-topic which is against the rules.
    You have failed the internship.
    Maybe you should replace me I lasted 5 hours and 51 minutes, it was good whilst it lasted.. Anyway, everyone get back on topic!
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    (Original post by fr0sr_)
    TSR Support have the authority to ban.. right?
    I do (I think) and I shall wield that power without mercy (I have to do some work now so adios to everyone!)
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    No I studied a good degree at a top uni for the subject taught by well regarded lecturers and paid £3,000 a year for it.
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    Yes i regret it but what can i do
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    I never regretted going to the institution as a whole. I don't regret anything because all your mistakes in life make you who you are today.

    But I went to uni in Wales and completed a year of it. After realising I swapped my course 3 times (Classics and English, Ancient History and English, and then Medieval History and English) all in the first year, I found that the course just wasn't for me. I missed A-level Philosophy so decided to go study that with English elsewhere. I would have applied for Philosophy if my teacher predicted me a B, but never because she hated me.

    But at the end of the day, I met fabulous friends there, and 2 years on, I still speak to the friends from the Welsh uni and still meet up with the ones I've close to. And that's the bigger reward out of it.

    I think you should defo go into uni with a 100% mind frame of knowing what you want to do, otherwise it does cause complications and extra debt that no young person wants to be in! But I met best friends that I can't see my life without them. So, I don't regret having gone to the first uni at all. It's funny how life works out!
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    Kind of. I only did my degree because I was planning to do a PGCE afterwards however that really didn't go to plan so I feel like it was a bit off a waste really. However I did make friends and although he didn't go to my uni I possibly wouldn't have met my boyfriend if I didn't do my degree.

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    I'm 50-50 about it, since there's been certain positives about attending uni, but then there's also certain regrets about it. Not to mention the uncertainty that comes with doing a degree in the first place (e.g. "Will I meet the required classification for the job I desire?", "How would I fare against an applicant that doesn't have a degree, but industry experience?" - After all, it's a competitive/demanding field), something I felt during my first year at least.

    I still could've entered the field without needing a degree, though it means I would've needed to do certain jobs which I don't particularly take an interest in (e.g. Line support), and I wouldn't be amassing a heavy loan.

    But then by attending it means I can skip most roles I don't have an interest in doing, and go straight into specialising, and it means I've met the requirement of having a degree, so I won't need to sit around doing a PT uni course, or distance learning (OU)
 
 
 
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