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    24 Things Scots Only Realise When They Go To University In England

    "Ready for your Braveheart party, Rab?"

    1. When introducing yourself to fellow freshers, you'll struggle to explain where you're from.

    2. Whenever you bump into a new person, they'll force you to say things in a Scottish accent.

    3. You'll find yourself constantly saying "I did highers, not A-levels" in freshers' week.

    4. And it won't be long before your fellow students give you a stereotypical Scottish nickname as well.

    5. Your birthday parties will always be Scottish themed. / Via

    First year: Braveheart.

    Second year: Cans of Irn-Bru.

    Third year: Sean Connery.

    6. In lectures, you will be considered the oracle on all matters Scottish.

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    Having everyone stare at you any time the SNP, referendums, or anything north of the border is mentioned gets old pretty quickly.

    7. You'll be stunned when your mates consider cancelling a night out because of the weather.

    #Scottishproblems when someone complains that it's raining

    "You think this is cold? YOU WILL NEVER KNOW COLD."

    8. Though you do spend a lot on cloakroom fees because you can't get out of the habit of taking a coat.

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    Although someone else will always end up wearing it on the way home.

    9. You won't realise how much you love Tunnock's Teacakes until your mum posts you a care package.

    10. If there's another Scottish person on campus, everyone will assume you know each other.

    11. Your student railcard becomes your most treasured possession; you could never afford to get home without it.

    12. Nothing will make you more furious than the ridiculous shop opening hours. / Via

    When you finally get oot yer scratcher on Sunday afternoon after a night on the sauce to find out that Tesco shut at 4pm. Ragin'.

    13. On the plus side, Irn-Bru is more widely available than you'd thought.

    14. Your coursemates will insist on giving you a detailed history of their Scottish ancestors.

    When non-scottish people think they're half scottish cause they had a swally of diet irn bru #scottishproblems

    A privilege you previously thought was reserved for visiting America.

    15. But that does mean that even if you're the only Scot around, you'll have plenty of people to celebrate with. / Via

    Burns supper? St Andrew's Day ceilidh? Scotland winning the Six Nations (lol jk)? All legitimate excuses to take over the SU bar.

    16. You'll be shocked that English students don't know anything about Scottish history.

    17. And you'll discover that some students don't know anything about Scotland at all.

    18. Your fellow students won't understand why you didn't go to university in Scotland.

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    "But isn't it free?"

    19. You'll feel it's a point of honour to make your flatmates try haggis at least once, even though it's a tough job.

    20. If Scotland are playing England in a sporting event, the SU bar can be a tense place.

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    "I'll just sit quietly over here unless it looks like Scotland might win, in which case I will make sure you know it."

    21. Uni nights out often end in disappointment because you can't get your usual at the chippy.

    22. English students are less about the Buckfast and MD 20/20 and more about Lambrini.

    23. After a while, it starts to sink in that the English uni experience is exactly like Fresh Meat.

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    And you're the token Howard.

    24. And you always die a little bit inside when you see this sign on your way back to uni after the holidays.

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