Preparing for Uni
Homesickness, packing and how to make friends
For many young people, going away to University will be the first time they will live away from home and it can be a hugely daunting experience. How can you help them prepare? In this Pod, we explore tips and advice on dealing with homesickness, what to pack, how to make friends and settle in and getting used to independent study.
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The podcast is split into three sections: how to prepare academically, how to prepare for living at University and how to make the most of your summer before you leave.Play
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With the excitement of leaving home for the first time, sometimes the effect on parents is overlooked. Moving away is hard for both sides and, in order to make the transition easier, you both need to prepare. Here are some tips for parents of new students from Tinies.Read Article
No matter how excited you are to start university, it’s natural to feel a bit homesick sometimes. Here are some great tips on what to do when you’re missing home. By Jake Butler for Save the Student.Read Article
There is an expectation for university to be the “best time of your life”, so it can be really difficult if you don’t feel that way. Here are some tips that can help to combat feelings of homesickness at university. By Seeta BhardwaRead Article
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