Everyone is back into university life. People from all over the country are back in one place and it’s common for people in the first few weeks back at uni to get “freshers’ flu” – your body is attacked by germs from all over the country and unless you’ve had it, you won’t have enough sympathy!
It is amazing what you can do with a white shirt, some felts and paint. Through the many different themed socials at university I have mastered many a costume starting with a white shirt. A Clown Shirt, Snowmen, Army and Zombie are just a few to name.
Moving in to University, the temptation to go out every night and treat yourself to a new pair of shoes or a brand new game with you loan is hard to resist. But do. This will sound like the kind of nagging speech, the kind the parents give. But from one student to another, I have been there with no money and it’s not fun.
Just starting out at Worcester University had its moments but one of the toughest was the first few days here. Let’s face it, a new environment can be a little daunting even on holiday.
… So here I am, the only person in Paddington station. Starting to feel a bit like Harry Potter, on the 9 and ¾ platform.
Moving to university is the first time most of us have lived away from our parents. Although it’s an exciting time, it also means we have to take a lot of responsibilities.