Author: ellakh

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First Week of Lectures: What to Expect

Welcome to your first academic week at uni! University lectures are completely different to sixth form classes. It can be quite a shock going into a lecture for the first time not knowing what to expect. This post will give you an idea of what to expect from your first week of lectures, so they’ll feel less daunting. I’ll also be sharing my experiences of first year lectures, and a few tips on making the most of your classes.

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Work Hard, Play Harder: Making the Most out of Third Year

Your third year at university is crucial to your degree. With your dissertation to write plus all the usual modules (plus preparing yourself to leave uni!), everything can get quite hectic. However, it’s still important to enjoy yourself and make the most out of the opportunities given to you at university.

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Learn to cope with homesickness

So, you’ve moved away from home, ready to enter the big, exciting world that is university. Although you’re probably extremely excited to be here, I imagine you’re also quite apprehensive about all the new people you’re meeting and all the new environments you’ve got to get used to.

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10 Fun Things To Do Over Summer

Last summer I was bored stiff. Within the first month of summer break I’d already run out of ideas of things to do, and I still had three months left to occupy myself. Therefore, I plan for this summer to be action-packed and fun, so I can really make the most out of my summer before starting third year.

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Advice From Current Students

As I’m sure you’re well aware, starting university is a huge step. I remember when I was doing my A-Levels, I was receiving advice and tips from so many people I didn’t know what to think. Therefore, in order to help out others thinking of going to university, or those already at university who are struggling, I have gathered some advice from current students on life at university in your first year.