During Freshers week you will undoubtedly feel a mixture of different emotions from ranging from excitement to worry. Freshers week is a unique experience and the memories will last forever. You don’t want to look back and regret this time for the things you didn’t do due to being shy and not mixing or taking part in activities.
Here we have some tips to help you avoid the regrets that many students have and help you enjoy freshers with less worry.
Many students make the mistake of blowing much of their student loan in the very first week. Budget your finances so that it can last you for the time you need it to. Always keep some aside in case of any unforeseen expenses such as for books, any extra bills or events that charge.
Thinking About Home Too Much
Try to keep your focus on the here and now and the life you have at university. Your loved ones back home will still only be a phone call or message away. Keep yourself active whether that be going for a job, exploring your new surroundings or being around your new friends.
Every other fresher is in the same boat as you and this will be a new experience for them too. They too will likely be feeling shy, nervous and worried about the adventure that is ahead of them. Don’t sit alone in your room, go out and attend events such as the society fair where you will get the chance to meet people with similar interests to you. You will also have flatmates who are in the same position as you and it’s worth suggesting going out during the first week so that you can get to know each other better.
Not Signing Up To The GP Surgery
You should sign up to a GP surgery swiftly. Freshers flu is an actual real ailment and you don’t want to further any sulking by feeling poorly and being away from home. You don’t want to have to travel all the way back home feeling poorly and potentially missing out on events during your first week.
Find student accommodation
Where do you want to go?
Living at The Junxion has been a very homely experience for me, as from moving in on my first year of university I was a little nervous about living on my own so far away from my home in Liverpool; but that all change once I moved into my new room, as the buildings interior design gives off such a relaxing vibe that will allow you to study in peace. Although the staff in the building where so very comforting to speak to and will offer guidance on pretty much anything, as they are always there to help. Other than that I would highly recommend The Junxion to anyone as I am currently a second year living with my friend at The Junxion and I couldn’t feel more at home.
Searched for loads of student accommodation before I found this gem amongst the rest. Really nice sizeable apartments in a great student busy location. Would highly recommend Mezzino.
Millstone is a brilliant place to live, Ive just book for my 3rd year. The staff are kind and caring. I have love living at Millstone as it has given me independence and a bigger family.
For a very spacious space with great amenities, the price is very mucb affordable. Good views and great support staff to help out at anytime of the day.
I moved to Mayfair Court 3 years ago and we love it here. My apartment is spacious and enlightened by large windows facing Wilmslow road. Commons, including a flourishing inner garden are well kept. Staff are friendly and always there to help, and the community is diverse. Location is very convenient. There’s a bus stop at the foot of the building, a supermarket across the street, Bodey Medical Centre behind the supermarket, and plenty of restaurants and pubs around. I'm happy to call this place our home while in Manchester.
Highly recommend Mezzino Student living, it’s furnished to a high standard and is in the heart of the student area. Has very helpful staff and it’s well run in the office.