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University life

Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation!

What was your first week at university like?

Watch the video to read and hear what some people in London told us.

Join the conversation. What was your first week at university like? Use the form below to let us know.

The Express English team

It was exciting because they had a new life ahead of them.

It was good to feel independent and free.

Getting acquainted with new people was great.

For some people it was a bit scary!

Did you know?


The world's best university is Harvard, according to The Times Higher Education World University ranking.

Language tip

A 'fresher' is a new student beginning their first year at university in Britain.

Cultural tip

If someone is said to be from Oxbridge, it means they have been educated at an ancient and prestigious and privileged university (especially Oxford University or Cambridge University).

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