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10 things you should do before you graduate

You're only at university for around three years of your life.

Here's how to make the most of it.

1. Explore the area

If you have moved away from home, why not explore the area you live in. Looking for places to walk, clubs and bars to visit, or shops to explore is a great way to get to know your new home. Who knows, you might find some beautiful tranquil spots.

2. Join or start a society

Joining a society is one of those things that you associate university with, so why not? You could gain a whole new set of friends who are interested in the same things as you.

3. Attend a lecture from another department

It might sound a bit cheeky, but why not if you are interested in another subject? You might learn something interesting.

4. Plan a prank on a housemate (if you've not done so already)

Why not have a bit of fun with your housemates, you could fill their room up with Post-It Notes or balloons.

5. Make friends with an international student

Making friends with an international student will help them feel at home, also you get the added bonus of somewhere to go on holiday.

6. Organise or take part in a charity event

Help us collect for our nominated #charity #mindcharity

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Not only will this make you feel good, but you'll be helping other people and raising money for a good cause.

7. Cook a meal for housemates/do a Come Dine With Me competition

This gives you a chance to show off your cooking skills whilst also saving money in the long run.

8. Have a BBQ on the beach

If you're lucky enough to live by a beach, you should definitely take a trip on a lovely sunny day to relax whilst cooking some of your favourite food.

9. Watch the sun rise

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If you're feeling extra stressed or just want to relax why not go outside and chill whilst the sun rises.

10. Take part in a protest

I opet lepa slika iz Niša! #protest #nedamoaerodrom

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One of the great things about university is that its about expressing your opinion, so why not take part in a protest or demonstration that you're passionate about.