Welcome to your first academic week at uni! University lectures are completely different to sixth form classes. It can be quite a shock going into a lecture for the first time not knowing what to expect. This post will give you an idea of what to expect from your first week of lectures, so they’ll feel less daunting. I’ll also be sharing my experiences of first year lectures, and a few tips on making the most of your classes.
Your third year at university is crucial to your degree. With your dissertation to write plus all the usual modules (plus preparing yourself to leave uni!), everything can get quite hectic. However, it’s still important to enjoy yourself and make the most out of the opportunities given to you at university.
When thinking about my time at University, I want to make the absolute most of the experience. For me, first year was a learning curve and there were times that were definitely less successful than others.
I always strive to better myself both academically and personally, so as a result I thought I would comprise a ‘bucket list’ of things that I want to improve, achieve or experience this year.
Being organised, attending classes, writing assignments and spending hours in library doing research can be hard, but not as hard as getting back to all this after those long summer months.
So after an extra long summer (13 weeks exactly), it can be extremely difficult to get back into things without missing home or wishing you could be back in sunny Spain. It is nice to […]
So you’re at sixth form and you’re applying for uni and you’re excited and everything is going swimmingly – you can almost taste the freedom! And then you fall in love. What happens next?
When I started university after taking a year out loads of my friends had been telling me about university life and what it would be like when I went. A mistake that people make is […]
‘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 […]