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    I joined my uni late because I changed unit so I missed fresher's week. I'm feeling reallt isolated and left out because all my flatmates know each other quite well know and have loads of friends. They always have their friends over and it makes me feel quite sad because I don't have any friends. I haven't been out anywhere yet and it's making me feel really depressed and I keep crying. I just don't know how to make friends. I'm studying on one of the uni's smaller campuses and there is barely any societies and the ones that they do have don't really interest me. I just don't know how to go about meeting people, I've spoken to some people on my course but it's difficult to talk to people because everyone is quite during lectures.
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    Is there a college bar? or a place where people go out on weekends? You have already suggested societies which are a good place, but if they don't work for you then that's fine. You should check Facebook, most universities will have groups on there and pages, they often post events that are going on.
    You could get involved with sports at your university, attend sporting games and otehr events like that.
    It is all about going out and socialising, you can't make friends if you don't interact with people. Even if a society doesn't really interest you it would be worth joining still, you may learn more about it and end up loving it and making friends at the same time
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    I joined my uni late because I changed unit so I missed fresher's week. I'm feeling reallt isolated and left out because all my flatmates know each other quite well know and have loads of friends. They always have their friends over and it makes me feel quite sad because I don't have any friends. I haven't been out anywhere yet and it's making me feel really depressed and I keep crying. I just don't know how to make friends. I'm studying on one of the uni's smaller campuses and there is barely any societies and the ones that they do have don't really interest me. I just don't know how to go about meeting people, I've spoken to some people on my course but it's difficult to talk to people because everyone is quite during lectures.
    Don't stress! You will make friends. Sometimes it takes time and sometimes, it happens when you least expect it. Try engaging with your flatmates, surely, you'll get closer with them too! There will be chances in seminars where you'll be able to make friends, especially when you're expected to communicate with others. And of course, yes, just try to get yourself out there. But honestly, don't stress, you will make friends!
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    It can take time to make friends at uni, it doesn't mean you won't.

    Converse with people at your tutorials. Join clubs and societies, introduce yourself and converse with people there.

    You could get involved in volunteering.

    Relax, be friendly, converse with people, put yourself out there.
 
 
 
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