10 sets of people you will always find in UI hostels

If you are a first-time hostel-goer at the University of Ibadan, get ready to be pleasantly surprised by the diverse range of people from different backgrounds and cultures across the country. sometimes, even outside the country. Hostels in the university of Ibadan are usually fun for students being a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds attracting a wide group of travellers from different parts of the world, especially Nigeria

In fact, one of the best aspects of staying in hostels is the opportunity to meet new people and make lifelong connections. Whether you are looking to make new friends or simply broaden your horizons, you are sure to encounter a wide variety of personalities and perspectives during your stay in the hostel adventure.


Here are some of the 10 types of people you might encounter during your hostel stay at the university of Ibadan

1. The social media freak


Every hostel in the university of Ibadan has its social media junkie hailed as “Eyan Blogger blogger” – a social media superstar who always knows the perfect angle for that coveted Instagram shot. They’re a master of multitasking, juggling their phone, laptop, and iPad while effortlessly churning out gold content from the comfort of their hostel bed. But don’t be fooled by their seemingly normal appearance – once they reveal their blogger identity, it’s clear that they’re no ordinary person. With a whopping 11.6k followers on Instagram, they’re a force to be reckoned with in the digital world. So the next time you’re out with them, get ready to snap some envy-inducing photos and witness their social media prowess in action.

These hostel mates take pictures of everything and post them online, to make their friends back home jealous and showcase their wonderful life. They want their Instagram feed to look beautiful and ‘cool,’ with photos of every meal, monument, and river they come across. They usually have many followers, and their phone battery is always dying.


2. The party thug

These set of people have a single goal in mind on every occasion even during exams: to party. They go out every night, stumble back to the hostel drunk in the early hours of the morning, make a lot of noise, and turn on the lights without consideration for others. They are the go-to when you’re looking to escape reality and have fun


3. The Introverts

Introverts are usually perceived as proud because they tend to keep to themselves and don’t socialize much. It’s hard to tell whether they’re shy or just not interested in getting to know others. They often stay up late on their laptops and are the first ones up to use the bathroom to avoid running into other people.


4. Classic weirdo

Also seen as the Creeps, they can often be found at the hostel bar, telling anyone who will listen about their life story and downing points. They’re usually much older than the other students, stare a lot, have an unpleasant odour, and ask awkward or strange questions. They tend to spend a lot of time in the hostel talking about God knows what.

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5. The gang

These hostel mates usually come in pairs and create a type of aura around them that screams “elites”. They tend to take up a lot of space in the hostel to mark their territory, bringing their entire wardrobes along with them. You can expect to see them together stylishly dressed with expensive jewellery on.


6. unserious camouflage

They are usually very loud, carefree and unserious on the outside. They act like don’t care about anything but take their studies seriously. You never see them reading yet their result is always outstanding


7. The pious worshipper

These hostel stayers are spiritual and believe in God so much which reflects in everything they do. They often feel lost and are searching for a deeper understanding of themselves.


8. The mess

Do you know anybody who is constantly disorganized, losing things, getting lost, taking the wrong bus, not budgeting correctly, and needs to borrow money? They tend to be a liability and don’t know how to handle themselves as they get into trouble and are soaked in debt.


Each of these individuals brings their unique flavor and energy to the hostel environment, and you never know who you might end up bonding with. So, embrace the opportunity to meet new people, learn new things, and make unforgettable memories during your hostel stay at the University of Ibadan.