For many people, university has its ups and downs. Whether you are dealing with issues on your course, in your accommodation, or personal problems, increased stress could have a major impact on your degree; let alone your happiness.
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.
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.
First year at University is full of ups and downs. You end up just trying to go with the flow with a lot of things, just to try and maintain some stability in your new life.
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.
Life at university consists of multiple ready-meals, takeaways, drinking and sitting around for long periods of time. This is why, it is important to stay active throughout your time at university in order prevent yourself putting on weigh or simply becoming unfit.
My whole life I have suffered with severe eczema. It has always had a big impact on my life and so was a major influence on my decision to go to university. Before starting university, […]
I was always lucky doing my A-Levels. I never had to decide whether or not I wanted to go to university because I knew I needed to in order to achieve my dream of being a History teacher.