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13 April 2017

I’m currently coming to the end of my first year at university. I applied to university through the UCAS system and so I spent a good amount of time researching things like the student satisfaction rate and the facilities the university had to offer. My experience has been awesome so far… Read more…

4 April 2016

So you’ve applied to university, attended the interview day and passed the fitness test and DBS clearance; now reality has finally sunk in and you are moving on to start the course… Read more…

28 August 2015

University may seem like a daunting experience and in some ways it is, but being part of a society can make it seem much less so. They can also offer an easier transition into university life as you’ll probably be in the same boat as a couple of other students in a society… Read more…

4 June 2015

The summer before I started university was full of excitement at the prospect of leaving home, living on my own and starting afresh. Having always lived in the same, small city I was apprehensive but felt so ready to move out and start my life. Read more…

6 January 2015

The best three years of your life, they say. I have heard this a million times before starting university: university will be the best three years of your life. Read more…

18 December 2014

I am a January starter so I didn’t really take part in Freshers’ Week this September; for me it would be like opening a year twice. But I did visit pretty much all the events which could help to improve my academic success and employability. And I went to the gym. I am a ‘power geek’. Read more…

12 December 2014

If you’re reading this then you’re still alive and you made it through the first weeks of term, and however you managed it – coffee, aspirin, a moderately active healthy lifestyle, congrats! Read more…

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