Things you hate about uni and uni life Watch

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Entry requirements
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I hate my inability to make friends :lol: I never had this ability as a child and I've struggled to develop it. Doesn't help when you choose to play FIFA instead of go to lectures :lol:

Also having to find a place to live is not fun, what with all the fees etc (my uni only gives accommodation to first years), I wish I'd studied in London and lived at home.. but then again, I actually don't :lol:£
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Being poor.

Except when the student loan arrives but that gets blown in the first week of receiving it.
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- A lot of people can be superficial in first year and won't act like their true selves until later on

- Heavy emphasis on always socialising, always doing something with a group of mates (be that going out or going to events). Pretty tough as an introvert.

- Lecturers are usually useless and teach you very little in the grand scheme of things

- Everything, literally everything about uni life is self-directed (both good and bad)


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Fake friends, fiends, floppy french fries and fees.
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-All the rich middle class white kids who are lazy and clearly came to university just to party. They often have a lot of insipid comments to make in seminars and think they are the smartest people in the class. However, they always get 2:2s. They also tend to stink of weed.

-SJWs They often try to shut down any views that oppose theirs and will try and get speakers they do not like banned from coming to the university.

-Drinking culture. If you choose not to drink for personal reasons people will often mock you and call you a loser. The only exception to this is if you don't drink for religious reasons.

-Pretentious seminar tutors. Some of them like to make a lot of philosophical observations of life that none of us really care about. If you make a point they will dismiss it and ask that you stick to the subject. They also like to force their political views on everyone else.
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(Original post by Kevin De Bruyne)
I hate my inability to make friends :lol: I never had this ability as a child and I've struggled to develop it. Doesn't help when you choose to play FIFA instead of go to lectures :lol:

Also having to find a place to live is not fun, what with all the fees etc (my uni only gives accommodation to first years), I wish I'd studied in London and lived at home.. but then again, I actually don't :lol:£
What Uni do you go to? I'd love to have a Fifa friend tbh, dual player career mode would be sick
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What Uni do you go to? I'd love to have a Fifa friend tbh, dual player career mode would be sick
I do that with my flat mates got a league two team to the FA cup semis on pro but lost to Chelsea (boo) its great fun though.

I go to Bath, what about you?
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People who say 'Pre-drinks', or worse: those that shorten it to 'Pres'.

Take your middle class white girl phrases outta my gaff.
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The things that I hate the most were how unorganised academic deadlines were, the lack of contact hours, and the drinking culture. It's like you had to be absolutely smashed just to socialise with others.
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Tough schedule during term-time, and the need to balance out work with CV-building and socialising. You're always trying to keep the three in tandem, and making what seems like progress in one of the areas ('I got a First in an essay!') is usually cancelled out by a lack of progress in another area ('but I haven't done enough applications for xyz ')
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The annoying stereotype that is now attached to us all indicating that we're incompetent cooks who are drunk 24/7. So when people ask you about university you get the usual "hope you're not drinking too much haha!!!" - it sucks.
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(Original post by Kevin De Bruyne)
I do that with my flat mates got a league two team to the FA cup semis on pro but lost to Chelsea (boo) its great fun though.

I go to Bath, what about you?
haha nice

In year 13, so got my last physics exam tomorrow and i'm not really looking forward to it.

looking forward to holidays tho!
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Suddenly being free for ages after exams!!

My course is pretty full on ranging from 8am - 6pm sometimes longer and occasional night as well, packed with teaching, practicals and other stuff. It's mon-fri (usually Wednesday afternoon off) and then weekends/evenings are spent studying.
I've been off now 3 weeks (Last day uni 26th may, exams finished 8th June) and am bored lol. I miss the routine, my friends and also miss the constant practical learning! Am doing a couple of online extra things that I've been meaning to do for ages but didn't have time. They are related to my course lol.

Although we start back on the 23rd August, and it's lovely to have a complete break, but it's weird being so free!


I do hate the no money and absolutely hate exams lol
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People who aren't silent in the silent part of the library. You can talk anywhere else and you chose here for your conversation?
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- You gotta do everything yourself if you want to make it
- Competition to secure society positions is solely a popularity contest
- You have to do stuff solely for CV (eg soc president and it really does take up time)
- SNAKING IS REAL
- pressure to always be social
- Depending on what you came to uni for determines your lifestyle there (I bust my ass twice to get to warwick and so am not prepared to waste the opportunity. So i avoided the party all the time crowd in order to focus on studying and using the universities facilities / reputation)
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YOU HAVE TO KNOW PEOPLE IN ALL YEAR GROUPS FOR YOUR COURSE
- I had accounting tests and didn't know that many people in the year above at the time. I did some tests (overall 25% of the module) and scored 14% after days of revision. Other people didn't study and simply asked people in the year above for previous tests (weren't issued any by the uni) and scored 25%
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(Original post by Davalla)
People who say 'Pre-drinks', or worse: those that shorten it to 'Pres'.

Take your middle class white girl phrases outta my gaff.
there's nothing wrong with that

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People who say 'Pre-drinks', or worse: those that shorten it to 'Pres'.

Take your middle class white girl phrases outta my gaff.
That describes like 95% of students, pre-drinks is not a white specific thing lol
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Encountering a student who thinks your course is useless, because it's "too abstract", "doesn't lead you anywhere" and knows f*** all about your course.
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