Starting university is a huge milestone for all new students. At sixth form, you had the luxury of home cooked meals, your parents doing your laundry and not spending money on rent. When you move to uni, you’ll quickly learn how to be independent and fend for yourself. Adjusting to university life can be challenging in the first few weeks, but you’ll gain confidence and life skills that will last throughout your degree. Here are the 4 things I’m glad I did before starting university.
I like to look at every semester like a blank canvas; a chance to really get your act together and become a better version of yourself.
Maybe you didn’t quite get the grades you wanted last semester, or you’ve set a standard for yourself that you want to maintain. Whatever the reason, the new semester is your chance to make a new habit stick, be productive and really excel.
As a first year student at Worcester, there has been a lot of things that have already made my university experience amazing. This includes joining the University Netball Club with its core values of #oneHEART.
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.
‘I’m bricking it, but this place seems like good fun’ I wrote this sentence in my first week of university. I was 18 and only just starting my university experience. Thinking about my experience, it’s […]
Now that my last exam is complete and the academic year comes to a close, it’s hard to believe that I am officially 1/3 of the way through my degree!
English Literature and Creative and Professional Writing student Charlotte writes about moving away from home.
Stress, uncertainty, all new, fear, excitement, stepping out of your comfort zone, all these and many more may snap through your mind when you are about to come at the University for the first time. There are, […]