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16 University Problems That You Didn't Even Know Existed

Life is HARD for the British teen, you know!

1. It's totally up to YOU if you want to go to lectures or not.

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You think this isn't a problem? THIS IS DEFINITELY A PROBLEM.

2. How bloody hard it is to carry all of your shopping back without a car. / Via

This is why it's crucial you move in with a friend who will bring their car down for Year Two.

3. That your university WILL deliberately schedule 9am lectures the day after sports socials.


It's as if they're testing you.

4. Tasting the vodka in fizzy drinks, forevermore.

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Yep, that's lemonade ruined.

5. Legitimate beef over the state of the kitchen.

The state of my uni kitchen is horrific #somuchmess #cantdeal

Being shouted at by your mum is one thing, but you never in a million years thought you'd be the one getting vexed over the washing up.

6. Two words: Harvard. Referencing.


That moment when you get to the end and realise you haven't actually referenced anything.

7. Having to look for a house to stave off homelessness.

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Surely this is someone else's job? You've got studying and socialising to be getting on with.

8. Money not being infinite, but finite. Very finite!

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Seems like the bank of Mum and Dad needs a bailout.

9. How difficult it is to sell one of your kidneys these days.

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And to think, that extra couple hundred Gs would come in such handy until your next loan payment.

10. Fancy dress becoming a significant part of your wardrobe.

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It's easy cutting back on things like clothes, books, food... But there's just no cost-cutting when it comes to nailing that sexy ghostbusting outfit.

11. Halls corridors do not double as a football, rugby, or cricket pitch.

Corridor football with the lads, Arsenal vs Liverpool ;)

Unbelievable, Jeff, (that this isn't allowed).

12. Having an entire night out on the budget of a fiver.

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Despite sounding horrific, the sheer heights to which you can take your blood alcohol level with only £5 becomes an art form by Year Three.

13. The halls' fire-alarm-to-actual-fire ratio being startling high.

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When it comes to halls warfare, the old methods are still the best.

14. How far printer technology HASN'T come.

It's 2015, it's 8:50am, and you need to print off 38 pages in the next five minutes to make it to your lecture in time.

(Actual ETA: 9:45am)

15. Not feeling £27,000 smarter.



16. Realising that only three days in the year really matter.

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1. September loan payment

2. January loan payment

3. April loan payment

All your bills being 12-month contracts when you're only at uni for nine...


…except, not anymore! With Sky Broadband's new student offer, we won't lock you into a 12-month contract. Sky Broadband Unlimited is free for nine months with Sky Line Rental (£16.40 a month) and, on a nine-month contract, you're not paying for the months you won't use.

Find out more about Sky's new nine-month Student Broadband package today.