The festive period is my absolute favourite time of year. Pretty lights, great food, upbeat songs – I love it all! But I’m well aware the build-up to Christmas can be difficult. When you’re in new surroundings, without your loved ones and usual traditions. Celebrating Christmas on campus with your friends is a great way to make the most of the season, but how can you start feeling festive? Here are a few of my favourite ways to get into the Christmas spirit at university.
The amount of opportunities available to you at University can be totally overwhelming. Whether it’s working part time alongside your studies, being part of a society or volunteering in your spare time – it can be difficult to juggle all the elements of a busy student lifestyle. Personally, I manage to juggle my degree, four part-time jobs and society commitments whilst at University. So if I can do it, anyone can! Here are my top 5 tips on balancing your life at University.
With the end of the year rapidly approaching, the time has almost come to let our hair down and celebrate everything we’ve achieved this year at University.
Moving to University can be totally overwhelming in its own right! Once you add in other pressures like keeping on top of your reading and assignments whilst looking for part-time work, joining a society may seem like an unrealistic option for you.
Believe it or not, there comes a time in the year where you’re not bogged down with assignment work or revision and you take yourself home after lectures to find yourself sitting around wondering what to do with yourself.
So, it’s time to decide whether university is for you and you have hundreds of questions racing through your mind; ‘how will I afford it?’, ‘what if I don’t like my flat mates?’, ‘how will I fit everything in?’, ‘How will I have time?’…
The average University of Worcester student, teachers and nurses aside, spends between 8 and 16 hours in lectures a week.