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.
The Freshers’ Week is here and there are lots of tantalising temptations just waiting to create a big hole in your wallet. While you might think that the more you spend, the more you’ll get out of it, hold fire!
By now you’ve (hopefully) arrived on campus, found your accommodation, moved in and you’re ready to get your first week of university started. But exactly what is there to do? Well, here’s your guide to Welcome Week.
Now that I have been at home for the past few months and will be returning to University next week. It feels so strange! I remember missing those late nights, every day in Peirson days, broken sleep, random meals that are improvised out of whatever is remaining in your fridge and cupboards … Wait no, I still have two more years of that to go, so that sentiment passed quickly!
Living in halls is an experience, and that’s the only way I can describe it. For the first couple of months I was overwhelmed by my new found independence and I was enjoying living my life with what felt like no boundaries or any cares in the world.
So, if you have have read the previous post about what was difficult the first year, this is a continuation of it.
September is only round the corner and some of you may be worried about starting university. Here are some of our frequently asked questions to do with registration and accommodation.
Making friends at university can be difficult. You’re thrown straight into a room full of people, some know each other some don’t, and you are expected to become friends straight away. It doesn’t work quite like that but it is possible.