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How to deal with feeling homesick

Feeling homesick is natural especially if moving to university is the first time you have been away from home. Homesickness […]
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Blog: Introducing… Sam

Hello! My name is Sam, and I’m studying Film Production at the University of Salford. I am 21 years-old, a […]
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Wondering how to make friends? You need Umii

I think we can all agree that one of the main concerns we can have about moving to university is […]
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Blog: Introducing…Sasha

Hey up! Or however you Northerners say hello…My name is Sasha and I’m currently studying BA Media and Performance in my second […]
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Tips for settling into university: Sasha’s advice

So, it’s decided. You’ve received your offer, booked your travel and begun the excruciating process of packing for university. Part of you feels […]
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Freshers – mental health support guide

Hey everyone 👋 Starting out on your university journey is such an exciting time. However, between meeting new friends and […]
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Top 10 Amazon must haves

We can all agree, moving from the comfort of your own house to student accommodation can be pretty stressful. Especially when […]
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Starting out on your new journey

Hey everyone👋 Before we know it the next university term will be with us. For those of you who will […]
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Am I Doing This Right?

Everyone tells you that university will be the ‘best years of your life’. Which, for some people, may be the […]
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10 different people you should make friends with at university

Moving away to university is a huge life step. It’s time to become independent and surround yourself with brand new […]
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Finally moving to Salford? 6 places that will be essential to your student life

It’s finally here – the day you move out. Your parent or guardian has you up and awake at an […]
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How to prepare for ‘Operation: W.e.l.c.o.m.e Week’

The thought process associated with Welcome Week for some new students might be ‘Move in, stock up on drinks, meet […]
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10 Things You Definitely DON’T Need to Bring to University:

Packing for university is a daunting prospect. Suddenly, you realise how much stuff you have collected over the years, and […]

8 things I wish I’d known before I started university

1. You’ll spend so much more in Freshers’ Week than you think Freshers’ Week is essentially the first week where […]
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BLOG: How to battle homesickness

If you are reading this blog post, it might mean that you are already missing that little haven called home. […]
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10 ways Welcome Week is like Fresh Meat

Your first week spent at university won’t be exactly like an episode of Channel 4’s Fresh Meat, but some of […]
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How to avoid ‘Freshers’ Flu’

The first few weeks spent at university will be a whirlwind of brand new faces, different experiences and more than […]