Was university the best time of my life? No and yes!

The first I went to university in cambridge and it was a whole heap of uselessness.. I was mediocre at my subject & compounded this by attending no lectures, I was predominantly anti-social & socially awkward, I didn’t make any lasting friends, I took no drugs, drank in fits and starts and only had sex once. all i got out of it was 3k debt and the degree to put on my CV, admittedly I did also have 3 years of leisure to educate myself but that could have been achieved anywhere with a sofa & a lending library. 🙁

six years later I started a part-time degree at Birkbeck and 3 years in.. it has been the best thing I have ever done. I love my subject, I’ve met some great people who are already friends for life, I’ve combined a full working week with evenings of lecture, nights of drinking & whole weekends of partying & romance. the course has taught me unexpected things & I’ve learnt others through the direction and drive it has given my life.. I will leave with money in the bank & another degree but what’s more I will immediately turn around and go back into university full-time & forever. 😀

About caspar

Caspar is just one monkey among billions. Battering his keyboard without expectations even of peanuts, let alone of aping the Immortal Bard. By day he is an infantologist at Birkbeck Babylab, by night he runs BabyLaughter.net
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