Best advice for freshers this year

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On our Instagram story we asked you about your best advice for freshers and here is what you had to say:

  • “Put yourself out there! Join as many clubs as you can and create a group chat for your lecture group to share notes”

  • “Go out as much as you can, make those memories as uni is over too fast”

  • “Absolutely join a society! Best way to make friends without it feeling forced”

  • “Try to balance your uni work and socialising – don’t focus on one too much”

  • “Join societies or clubs” It’s the best way to make friends and meet people with like-minded interests”

  • “Make sure to create a budget in your first year that gives you freedom but keeps you from overspending”

  • “Try to attend all your classes, it does set a good basis for what’s to come”

  • “Have a look at societies, great way to make friends and get out”

  • “Say yes to things even if you’re scared but be confident in saying no when you don’t feel comfortable”

We hope you find these tips useful during your time at university. Our advice from is it’s never too early to start thinking about your future career and gaining work experience from an internship is a great way for you to find out what you might like to do once you finish university. Get a head start on gaining valuable work experience and check out internships starting next summer here!