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Making friends at uni: LUU’s top tips

University is a brilliant place to meet like-minded people and make friends for life. Faced with a much wider pool of people to get to know, and countless ways to meet them, the social side of uni life is a really exciting prospect. But it can be a daunting one too.

Whether you’re a new or returning student, it’s normal to feel a bit nervous about finding your people at University – particularly after more than a year of socialising solely through a computer screen. The good news is that everyone is in the same boat – there’s no such thing as a missed chance to make friends, and as your Union, we’re here to provide all the groups, events, clubs and societies that should make finding friends at uni a breeze. Take a look at our top tips for making friends at uni below.