How joining a society helped me settle into university

02 Oct 2018
By Pauline M., Student at King's College London

As a new student living away from friends and family, uni may seem like a very lonely place at first. Making friends can be quite intimidating, especially if you’re not particularly sociable.

Luckily, there’s a ready-made solution: societies. These groups of like-minded students, coming together around a shared passion, are tools you can use to carve out your own independent and happy life at university.

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Pauline is an English Language and Literature graduate and Masters student studying in London.