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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Mimi
  • Oct-09-2016 I am a current student here

    If you check on UT Calendar, there will always be some event going on. Take the chance to go to seminars, plays, and other social event that you are even remotely interested in because there is so much to learn on your own.

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  • Alejandra from Dallas, TX
  • Aug-24-2016 I am a current student here

    Joining an organization is definitely ideal because they have many events and help you make friends. However, Austin is a great place for outdoor fun as well as partying. 6th street is fun, but if you're not 21 yet, West Campus always has parties going on. Also, hiking, biking, and swimming are good ways to explore Austin.

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  • michael from san antonio, tx
  • Aug-10-2016 I am a current student here

    there is always something going on, from sports to parties. not only that, because the campus is so large, it is often host to major events, like national-level swim competitions (i saw ryan lochte and michael phelps! up close!) very cool. and if you want to leave campus, there are so many things nearby in austin - good restaurants, live music events (acl, sxsw and many others), the lakes, close to so many state parks! really nice, since it's outdoor weather pretty much year round.

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  • chelsea from san antonio, tx
  • Jul-16-2016 I am a past student here

    there are plenty of fun activities on campus, but i definitely recommend heading to the river for some canoeing. it's also nice to swim at barton springs, which stays comfortable year round. and if you're into the party scene, there are hundreds of concerts going on across the city every night, from local, national, and international artists. there are also city-wide music festivals like sxsw. although these have been getting pretty pricey, the rest of the city participates in little ways as well, so you never really miss out.

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  • Brian from San Antonio, TX
  • Jan-27-2016 I am a current student here

    There is no shortage of recreation at UT. Gregory Gym includes a track, a rock climbing wall, swimming pools, and standard fitness equipment. The Union Building has an underground bowling alley (which has study rooms in it for some reason). There are also many events that come up on campus periodically. I walked by an outdoor showing of the Avengers a few months ago. Jester has a recreation area in the basement with a ping pong table, pool tables, and televisions. Each residence hall hosts its own events including pizza parties, Super Smash Bros tournaments, and board game nights.

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  • Caroline from Houston, TX
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    I am part of the UT Sailing Team and the Design Build Fly team in the Aerospace Department. Clubs are a great way to meet people. This past semester, I went to a haunted house, camping, parties, dinners and more with different club members.

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