Regardless of your age or life experience, studying at university or being away from home can feel a little intimidating. We're here to help.
Unfamiliar campuses, making new friends, different academic expectations – it can all feel a little overwhelming. It's important to remember that you're not alone in feeling this way.
While there's a lot to get used to, most students embrace the challenge and come out stronger, smarter and more skilled at handling life's pressures. They also count their time at university as an amazing life experience.
Although it may take a little while for you to feel comfortable with your new student life, there are things you can do to help you adjust.
Preparing for study
Uni isn’t just about studying. It’s also about learning how to be independent and taking responsibility for yourself.
Before your first semester begins, it’s a good idea to take proactive steps to help maximise your success: