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    Hey guys, I started university like millions of others and until now it was going quite perfect. However, now, i am starting to feel isolated and lonely. I moved from London which is gigantic city to a small "city" in wales to study. Compared to what i am used to, this is barely a small village but lets just roll with city. I feel so isolated here, everything dies at night and there is nothing to do, no where to go. London, life was much easier, public transport was amazing, and there was always somewhere open, somewhere to go. When i moved here, i had to rent out private accommodation as the university halls were overpriced in my opinion so i got huge 2 bedroom apartment for just a little more rent than usual. However, now i have come to realisation that this may have been my biggest mistake. Ive made quite a bit of friends however none that im quite close with so I dont really have active conversation with anyone and therefore my weekends go pretty dull and boring. See, i dont really have flatmates so i cant just decide to go out with my "flatmates". I wouldnt say i lack personal confidence, i can usually hold interesting conversation and take alpha male role in a group easily but I am struggling to find that "group" i so desire. I am really running out of ideas on what to do. Ive sent emails to universities in London today in hope that i can move back to london but i highly doubt that will save me from my current misery, it was really just to waste some time out of boredom.
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    Well, if you only need 1 of the rooms, why don’t you get a flatmate? It would make costs cheaper and solve your issue with isolation 😊 Also, I recommend you get involved with as many societies at your uni as you can, especially in your first year, keep an eye on any events happening, follow your uni on social media as they may often host things. Living away from uni for a first year can be hard I imagine, but just try to socialise as much as you can with people, have a lil house party or something with a few mates, you don’t have to go out anywhere 😊

    Also, search online for things to do in the area you are, there has to be something, you are just probably not familiar with the area 😊 Speak to some students who are local to the place
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    Join some clubs and societies maybe
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    (Original post by Avaia)
    Well, if you only need 1 of the rooms, why don’t you get a flatmate? It would make costs cheaper and solve your issue with isolation 😊 Also, I recommend you get involved with as many societies at your uni as you can, especially in your first year, keep an eye on any events happening, follow your uni on social media as they may often host things. Living away from uni for a first year can be hard I imagine, but just try to socialise as much as you can with people, have a lil house party or something with a few mates, you don’t have to go out anywhere 😊

    Also, search online for things to do in the area you are, there has to be something, you are just probably not familiar with the area 😊 Speak to some students who are local to the place
    I will get a flatmate but as you may know, at the start of year, everyone really rents out their accommodation for a full year so no one is really available currently. I have joined some societies and made friends there too but still nothing. I think at this point i might just have to wait it out.
 
 
 
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