Alumni Tips for Incoming Freshers
Alumni of universities often give advice to incoming freshers or freshman, but here’s a taste of what some reported about their experience to i-studentglobal.
Advice From Students in the UK
"Don't buy the textbooks before you start; the library will have the latest additions."
- Jim D.
"International students, don’t just hang out with people from your country - get involved!"
- Josh V.
"Don't spend your loan in a week."
- Zaakary C.
"Don't leave with a bad grade! Volunteer or intern if you can, especially during summer. Be an active student: go out, make friends, join a society or sports team - and give feedback about your degree. Have fun!"
- Rebecca C.
"Get chummy with your lecturers, that way you'll get all the help that you want when you want it without losing their respect."
- Dom D.
"Don't panic. When you go into your overdraft, when all you have are Pot Noodles to eat - that's just the student life - it doesn't mean you're doing anything wrong."
- Robyn S.
"Don't go into your overdraft. You'll never get back out of it again."
- Matt F.