13 Things Every Fresh Student Learn In Their First Semester At University

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You know that thing people say about how experience is the best teacher is true when you get into the university. You find out that only time can answer all the questions you have and the best part is that you make new discoveries as you go. This is a list of some of the things we’re confident you learned in your first semester at uni:

1. The best places to get free food are students events

2. Noodles, bread, and beans are your new best friends

3. Speaking of beans, it takes a special kind of skill to cook something that will draw everyone on your hostel floor to your room

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4. Privacy becomes a strange concept the moment you move into your hostel room

5. You will lose some of your stuff inside your room and you will never find out what happened to them

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6. You find out that eating from a plate every time is overrated

7. Nobody cares if you’re the smartest kid in your secondary school

8. The last thing your lecturers care about is your feelings

9. Sleeping every chance you get is a coping mechanism

10. Group assignments can make your life easier or turn it into a nightmare

11. The greatest harm a lecturer can do you is not showing up for an 8 AM class

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12. Beating an assignment deadline without plagiarising is your newest superpower

13. Learning the best uses of Control C and Control v is the ultimate flex

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