You know university life is about freedom, responsibility, partying, oh and studying of course. There will be all-nighters pulled at the library and lots of coffee involved.
Before you know it, your 3-year stint is up and you are graduating wondering if you really did your best at embracing the uni experience.
Here are a few things you should have known before university…
You WILL Get Freshers Flu
It’s a real thing and there’s absolutely no doubt you will come down with a bought of the dreaded fresher’s flu. As soon as you put a hold on that daily partying that is.
You Don’t Have To Be Friends With Everyone
You’ve got years to build up friendships. Don’t feel disheartened if you haven’t found your best bud in the first week. Equally, don’t worry about being friends with every person you have a conversation with.
Not Drinking Is Acceptable Too
Despite the portrayal, not every student wants to drink all day, every day. Never feel pressured to drink if you just don’t want to.
It’s Okay To Be Homesick
Moving away from home, although exciting, will be a dramatic change for you. Feelings of being homesick and lonely can creep in especially once the madness has calmed and you settle into your new life.
Remeber you can call or visit friends and family whenever you like. They will no doubt miss you just as much also.