‘It became tedious’: Why I stopped drinking in first year

10 Jun 2019
By Georgina W., Student at University of Bristol

I guess I have never been that into drinking alcohol. Of course, when I was a teenager, I was intrigued by it and I used to steal beer from the back of my Dad’s cupboard. But I never really went out partying.

Before coming to university, I imagined it would be all drinking and parties and drugs. There’s a culture in our society that revolves around alcohol and partying, especially in young people and the LGBT community.

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