The vast majority of prospective students envisage
university to be a place that people simply work hard, play hard), occasional
clubbing and sticking to a routine. However, the sad reality is that is far
from the norm, with many students experiencing what we call “Student Problems”
Here are 5 realities of student life at the University of
From sleeping at reasonable times and awaking at 6/7am, this routine diminishes. This could be making that lovely pasta bake at 2am before 9am lectures or having a much-needed breakfast at 1pm. Sadly, there is no in-between when. Despite this, fear not guys! as aiming to create alternatives such as an invisibility to lights and set meal times will remove you from this cohort. Forget what anyone says, remember it is you against the world!
First to second year of university. Not seen as the biggest leap in your university, but the transition of on-campus living to student housing. This is a change needed for university, where the experience becomes a lot more authentic and enjoyable.
Living in a student house gives you the opportunity to select flatmates who you are yourself around! This differs massively from student halls, in which flatmates are randomised, which more often that not risks you being with people that have clashing personalities. Therefore, student housing gives you time to develop friendships to a level where you will be in close contact post university!