In this student well-being guide Dr. Dominique Thompson, GP and student health and well-being expert, explores some key issues affecting students with some tips and resources to help combat these challenges.
If you’re thinking about your accommodation while studying at university, you’ll want to know what your options are, as well as what the most popular choices are.
For many students, renting accommodation away from home is an important part of the university experience. This means paying a deposit and entering a contractual agreement with your landlord, so you need to understand your rights and responsibilities.
Chances are that you haven’t heard of a foundation degree, but this study path is popular with students who are focused on a particular profession and who enjoy work-based learning.
With new friends to party the night away with, uni life is going to be a lot of fun. Bear in mind, though, that when you put your key in the lock in the early hours, you’ll want home to be, well, homely. So it’s important to make the right decisions about where you’re going to live while you’re studying.
If you don’t get offers from your chosen universities or you don’t get the exam results you hoped for, all is not lost. The Clearing service from UCAS can help you find a university course to suit you.