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19 Problems Only Students Who Studied In Southampton Understand

"No, I don't want to go to Oceana again."

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1. Meeting a new friend on a night out, only to discover they go to the "other uni".


Why must you betray me like this?

2. Thinking that moving to the coast would mean living near a beach.

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Although the docks aren't too shabby in the summer.

3. Going to Jesters and realising you wore your nice shoes.

You'll never be able to get the mud out of your white Converse.
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You'll never be able to get the mud out of your white Converse.

4. Or trying to have an innocent dance at Jesters, only to find yourself in the middle of a brawl.

Stay classy, Jesters.
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Stay classy, Jesters.

5. Being unable to chase the Golden Banana on Cheeky Tuesdays because you don't have access to a car.

Damn you, Willy Bonka.
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Damn you, Willy Bonka.

6. Wanting to go out somewhere but your friends insist on going to Oceana. Again.

7. Having to take out a loan to take a bus journey anywhere in Southampton.


8. Or trying to get on the U1 in the morning like a civilised human, only to become the newest contestant in the Hunger Games.

9. Paying a respectable £1 for a Sourz shot on a Wednesday and then it fluctuating to £4 on Saturdays.

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The moral of the story: Never go out in Southampton on a Saturday.

10. Being promised free shots by Bedford promoters and, only once it's too late to turn back, getting told that you have to buy a drink first.

You win again this time, Buddha.

11. Being too drunk to complete the Fellowship Challenge at The Hobbit in one sitting.

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There's always next time.

12. Innocently walking into a pub, only to realise it isn’t exactly "student friendly".

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13. Trying to enter West Quay on a Saturday, only to get lost in a sea of people.


14. Not being able to go on Yik Yak without seeing some utterly brutal yaks.

15. Leaving Switch too late and missing out on getting a post-club Subway.

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16. Constantly having to explain that there are two unis in Southampton.

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And no, I don't know your friend from the other one.

17. Wanting to go out on a Monday and realising your only option is Parfait.

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18. Having to spend a fortune on your journey home because you literally live at the bottom of the country.

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19. Let's be honest though, you wouldn't want to study anywhere else.

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