10 things you’ll only understand if you went to a Russell Group university

Holly Smith·11 November 2016·3 min read
10 things you’ll only understand if you went to a Russell Group university

1. You enjoy Instgramming pictures of the pretty buildings

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And even if the majority of campus is a concrete monstrosity, you’ll pose for graduation in front of that one impressive building.

2. You feel awkward reasserting you go to the “uni of”

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3. You actually forget that there are other universities in your city

Someone told me they went to Leeds Trinity and I thought it was a sixth form college. I won’t be making that mistake again.

4. Varsity is a big day

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And the sports students prepare more for it than they do for third year exams.

5. A first doesn’t come so easily

Trying not to scream when your friend at Birmingham City says they breezed a first.

6. Everyone knows a bitter Oxbridge reject

But then they don’t stop talking about how their rejection was a blessing in disguise.

7. You feel like £27,000+ in fees has gone somewhere, even if its just the degree tittle

8. You meet a lot of toffs

If you don’t ski and haven’t been to South East Asia, then who are you?

9. You realise everyone else has years of work experience

I thought I was ahead in life after interning with my aunt for a week in year 10, I was wrong.

10. You’re slightly less anxious about your job prospects, slightly…

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