Introverts at Uni Watch

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I've heard uni have 'the night life', 'clubbing' 'festivals'..etc


wtf am I gonna do? I hate parties, festivals..etc.
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Join societies and sports clubs? That's what I plan on doing. I don't drink, so don't plan on going out other than for the above.
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There's two levels to this. On one hand , there is plenty of space for introverts at University and plenty of activities they cater to them; but also there is a basic level of social competence you need to acquire to be a happy and functional adult, eg being able to sit in a pub and hold a conversation with a new acquaintance, and the only way to acquire that is to practice.
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I'm in the same boat
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(Original post by Glimmerz)
I've heard uni have 'the night life', 'clubbing' 'festivals'..etc


wtf am I gonna do? I hate parties, festivals..etc.
Then don't go to the parties/festivals etc?

You'll still integrate into the university environment just as well.
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A third of the population are introverts. Plenty of people to mix with
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Not all students like the same things. It's not obligatory to be a party animal. You will find other introverts like yourself so do not worry. It is possible to carve out the student life you want.
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I've heard uni have 'the night life', 'clubbing' 'festivals'..etc


wtf am I gonna do? I hate parties, festivals..etc.
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Do what you enjoy. I never participate in any uni activity. I only go for uni to attend my lecs, tutorials and attend exams. That’s all.

Still doing well without attending these parties and stuffs. Watch movies, play video games, study, check yt or just do whatever you enjoy doing.

Uni life is the same as your life. If you don’t enjoy it. Then do your part whilst enjoying your day-to-day life.
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Lol just don’t go if they are not ur scene; there are lots of introverts in uni so just hang out with them.

Or attend a few and see? Might be pleasantly surprised.
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(Original post by Glimmerz)
I've heard uni have 'the night life', 'clubbing' 'festivals'..etc


wtf am I gonna do? I hate parties, festivals..etc.
University life does not revolve around what you've mentioned. There exist plenty of uni clubs and gatherings to which you might find yourself belonging: (sports, science, languages, theatre, book club, field trips, and so on and so forth).

I personally still have one year as an undergraduate and can confirm to you that I've never been to parties or what falls under the "uni night life". Basically it's not my cup of tea. Trust me this is quite normal, no need to overthink about such an issue. You can still have an enriched, interesting and unforgettable uni life, as long as you find what you like and work on your self-development.

Regarding introverts, I do attribute myself as an introvert plus a nerd (and proud of it ) , provided that I only socialise with subjects who intellectually resemble me. There exist plenty of introverts at uni. HOWEVER, those people from their part may not be wishing to befriend anyone since they are, well, introverts! This can be overcome in a way or another by a courageous initiation of communication from one of the two ends. All in all, it is basically the vibes that bring us the introverts-nerds close to get acquainted. Accordingly, you hopefully will be fine.

Another important point to make is that it is totally okay to be almost friendless or surrounded with very, very few friends. One good friend is way better than 10 disloyal. Solitude is way better than a useless, harmful company. Uni life is a precious chance for self-evolution, never waste it!

I hope this helps at least a little.
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thanks, yup
(Original post by rawan_s93)
University life does not revolve around what you've mentioned. There exist plenty of uni clubs and gatherings to which you might find yourself belonging: (sports, science, languages, theatre, book club, field trips, and so on and so forth).

I personally still have one year as an undergraduate and can confirm to you that I've never been to parties or what falls under the "uni night life". Basically it's not my cup of tea. Trust me this is quite normal, no need to overthink about such an issue. You can still have an enriched, interesting and unforgettable uni life, as long as you find what you like and work on your self-development.

Regarding introverts, I do attribute myself as an introvert plus a nerd (and proud of it ) , provided that I only socialise with subjects who intellectually resemble me. There exist plenty of introverts at uni. HOWEVER, those people from their part may not be wishing to befriend anyone since they are, well, introverts! This can be overcome in a way or another by a courageous initiation of communication from one of the two ends. All in all, it is basically the vibes that bring us the introverts-nerds close to get acquainted. Accordingly, you hopefully will be fine.

Another important point to make is that it is totally okay to be almost friendless or surrounded with very, very few friends. One good friend is way better than 10 disloyal. Solitude is way better than a useless, harmful company. Uni life is a precious chance for self-evolution, never waste it!

I hope this helps at least a little.
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I like extroverted friends but I don't know how to approach them :/
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Lol just don’t go if they are not ur scene; there are lots of introverts in uni so just hang out with them.

Or attend a few and see? Might be pleasantly surprised.
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Im the same & i found people like myself at uni
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