I was about 12 years of age when I announced to my mum and dad that one day I was going to go to university…
So you’ve decided to spread your wings and fly the nest but where will you be living while at university?
When I tell people that I graduated with a joint honours degree in English Language and Sports Studies, I’m often greeted with some baffled responses.
Social media is often used to record what happens throughout life. Through tweets and Facebook posts, a story can be told and what better way to tell the tale of my time at university.
When I was looking to go to university, I noticed that many of my friends were excited about the prospect of moving to a new city and the thought of immersing themselves into completely new surroundings.
When I moved to Worcester I was unaware that it was in the Midlands. I was also unaware that the Midlands meant ‘middle of the land’ and, therefore, there would be no seaside which I am so used to at home.
When I was looking to go to university, I had sat down with my careers advisor and explained to her that I didn’t want to move away from home.
For many, open days are the basis for the decisions individuals make regarding University and the place of study that they choose. It is exciting being given tours of the University with the thought of potentially studying there one day, but it is just as important to ask questions to find out whether it is the right place for you.