General Article Five tips for starting university

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By Eloise Lavell

For some of you, knowing which part of the country you will be starting a new life in has you bubbling over with excitement for the upcoming adventures: Freshers’ week, moving out of your parents’ house for the first time and making new friends. Others, however, will find the prospect of being left alone in an unfamiliar place, with unfamiliar people absolutely terrifying. If you are filled with anxiety about what the next academic year holds in store for you, don’t worry – we are here to help! Here are five tips to help set yourself up for a happy university life.

1. Knock on doors!

If you have moved into halls of residence, don’t sit in your room and wait for a social life to come to you – just go knocking! Remember, everybody is new, alone and looking for friends. Try your own flat first, and get to know the people you will be spending the next year with, but also remember to knock on other flats in you

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