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Welcome Week: What to expect

As a new student, it can feel daunting leaving school, college or work to start a new adventure at uni. The thought of moving away, meeting new people and starting a new course can be stressful. The problem is many people simply don’t know what to expect from their first week. Here are my experiences of Welcome Week, as well as a few tips to make the most of your first term.

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Making First Year Your Best Year Yet

Your first year of university can be scary, exciting and maybe even a little bit strange. Leaving home to come to uni can be a huge step compared to things you’ve done before. Becoming independent can also be challenging, especially when you’re learning to do things you’ve never had to do before! However, there are a few things I did before coming to Worcester which helped me get prepared. Here are my top tips to make your first year your best year yet.

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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.