Posts Tagged ‘Starting University’

Surviving out of home – how to avoid becoming a hobo

Surviving out of home – how to avoid becoming a hobo

So, you’ve decided to move out of home. Whether it was because of work/study commitments, family issues or you’ve just decided to grow up – you’ve chosen to leave the nest. Good for you! Living on your own can give you a great sense of satisfaction as you must rely on yourself to survive, and [...]

Passion Vs Career: What are you Studying For?

Passion Vs Career: What are you Studying For?

I was in danger of being buried alive under a towering stack of pamphlets, booklets and fliers. At the same time, I surfed the Internet, scanning pages upon pages of information. When I finally decided to call it quits and head to bed, I couldn’t sleep. It was time to decide what I wanted to [...]

University “is like a box of chocolates”

University “is like a box of chocolates”

Start at the very beginning Meeting new people and starting new friendships can be, for many, one of the scariest things to do. Breaking the barrier between a stranger and a friend is not an easy process but is so rewarding once done. Whether you are a local or an international student meeting new people [...]

The Essentials for Surviving Your First Week at University

The Essentials for Surviving Your First Week at University

Ok, first things first. Yay! You got into uni! Hopefully you got into your first preference of course, but even if you didn’t, do not despair, I guarantee that your university experience will still be incredible. Whether you come from a large High School or a small one, university can be daunting. Chances are you [...]