Ten mistakes I made in my first year… so you don’t have to!

In September I go back to university as a second year. So looking back on my first year I’m telling you my top ten mistakes I made so you don’t have to…

University: Moving in, settling in and starting term…

It goes without saying that this year will be very different from past years but some things will be the same. Most students will still be moving into student digs, all students will have to settle in to uni life (either physically or virtually) and all students are going to start term – even if it is a bit different to usual.

University: What I pack…

So you are going to university, your accommodation is sorted and now you need to make sure you are taking everything you need. Instead of buying everything at once, I brought a few things every month leading up to uni, I was also very fortunate to have my Grandparents help me buy lots of the items I needed.

University: My First Year

So I have finished my first year at university. All my coursework and exams have been completed, now I’m waiting for the final grades for the year and modules to be released in July – well, I’m not waiting for them but they’ll come. Unfortunately, like all students, this year was cut short and changed due to the pandemic. But I thought it is still a great time for me to look over my first year of university…