How to tackle the jump from first year to second year of University

How to tackle the jump from first year to second year of University

Hey everyone,

Really sorry for a shortage of posts recently, life has been pretty hectic to say the least! However, I have a series of posts lined up for you, so I promise I’ll be back to regular blogging.

With Christmas approaching, I wanted to use this post to reflect on the last few months, and specifically, how I handled the jump between first year and second year of University. This change is something which most definitely affected me and my friends, with many of us spending the first few weeks back feeling totally overwhelmed by the substantial increase in workload. However, having now completely my first term, I feel equipped to offer my advice as to how to stay calm and manage everything second year has to throw at you. Continue reading “How to tackle the jump from first year to second year of University”

Three things I didn’t expect from my first year of Uni

Three things I didn’t expect from my first year of Uni

First of all, sorry for a lack of posts during May and June, life has been pretty crazy what with final assignments, exams and moving out of Uni halls. However, now I have three months of Summer ahead of me so can ensure I’ll be regularly posting.

I really wanted to write a blog post about how totally amazing first year of Uni has been (I know slightly gushy, but true!), however to make the post slightly less generic I thought I’d focus on the three things I didn’t expect to discover in year one of my University studies. Hopefully this might give those embarking on their Uni adventure in September a slightly different outlook into those unexpected twists and turns that Uni can throw at you – so here goes! Continue reading “Three things I didn’t expect from my first year of Uni”

Reflecting on my first term of Uni

Reflecting on my first term of Uni

After conquering my first term at University I feel it’s a good time to reflect on this big lifestyle change! On the whole, I would say Uni life has treated me very nicely so far, however I was totally unprepared for how overwhelming it can be at times. In this post I’ll discuss my 3 top tips on how to settle into your new life, as well as how to deal with things when they get a little tough. Obviously, these are personal to me, however I hope they can help fellow students too. Continue reading “Reflecting on my first term of Uni”