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    I didn't really make any friends in my uni because I am so shy and large crowds scare me. I did manage to make 1 friend in my first year but she left several months later without saying anything. After that I tried asking some people on my course if they want to go for a drink to de-stress from studying or actually want to study together, but no luck.
    Now I am doing my masters and it's even more harder, after so much rejection during undergrad I'm like back in my shell again. Don't get me wrong, I like my own company but it's nice to have a couple good solid friends in life to chit chat with.
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    Obvious advice, but have you tried joining a society? You'll find people with similar interests with you there
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    I did manage to join a club, but to be honest the socialising was only during the sessions in uni, not really anything like hanging out outside of uni.
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    I find it difficult sometimes, I just started uni now (but I'm 20 - long story) and I also feel like it's hard to become close friends with people, even when you go to societies and have the same interests.

    Maybe once you finish your masters? Is there no one in your lectures you could ask to hang with?

    Tbh I don't think it has anything to do with living in London, I think it happens everywhere.
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    (Original post by katyafraisy)
    I find it difficult sometimes, I just started uni now (but I'm 20 - long story) and I also feel like it's hard to become close friends with people, even when you go to societies and have the same interests.

    Maybe once you finish your masters? Is there no one in your lectures you could ask to hang with?

    Tbh I don't think it has anything to do with living in London, I think it happens everywhere.
    Exactly, it's the small talks with plenty of students but nothing seems to come out of it. It's like people shut off and piss off after to wherever they need to go.
    My class consists of 20 of us where most of them know each other from their undergrad. There's the odd few loners like me or older students but they don't want to hang out they just sort of disappear during lunch breaks on their phones. There was one girl in the beginning of our course who liked me and I knew we would get along but she also left due to pregnancy. It's like I would meet somoene and somehow nature plays against it. I've sort of accepted today that I'm just always going to be a loner and should befriend my books instead.
 
 
 
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