Young GH Boy Opens Up About Life As A Student: "I Regret Buying University Forms"

Young GH Boy Opens Up About Life As A Student: "I Regret Buying University Forms"

  • A university student at ATU has opened up about difficulties in coping with the demands of higher education
  • In a video making rounds on TikTok, the young man, whose name was mentioned as Charles, stated that he regretted enrolling in a university
  • Many who saw his video shared the same sentiments, with some praising his boldness

A student at the Accra Technical University (ATU) has shared some of his biggest regrets in life.

Without mincing words, the young man, identified as Charles, said enrolling at the university remains his biggest regret in his life.

Young GH boy opens up about life as a student
A group of ATU students Photo credit: Accra Technical University/Facebook
Source: Facebook

Charles said unlike in secondary school where there was less pressure, the demands of higher education at the ATU were however unbearable for him.

He admitted to struggling to meet the academic demands at his school.

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"I'm dying. The thing wey I dey regret say I do for my life, ebi say I buy university forms," he said.

In a video sighted by, another student who was in the company Charles also shared the same sentiment.

The other student, whose name was not yet known, recounted instances where lecturers gave him a hard time.

"Charle, every day, dem go come and say test, you fit do, dem go cancel. Ebi nor be easy," he also said.

The students made these remarks while speaking to a campus-based content creator, @kasativitychats, who goes around to seek views on various issues.

Netizens also share their regret

Some netizens who came across the video flooded their comments section to also share their regret.

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@Shatta Wale said:

"My biggest regret is betting HERH I swear this things."

@Romeo Wesley also said:

"Bro lots of people no get courage talk this Matter Buh bro On a real y3 wuu."

@Samuel reacted:

"I hope my parents don't see this comment but it's very true."

Accra Technical University student chooses between getting 1st class and GH¢13.6M

In a related story, reported that a student of the ATU has sparked conversation on the true essence of education after she made a choice between $100,000,000, which is equivalent to GH¢13,650,000.

The young lady in the TikTok video did not hesitate to choose the money over obtaining the degree.

Netizens who thronged the comment section praised her for her choice, describing it as a good one.

Proofread by Berlinda Entsie, journalist and copy editor at


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