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University Life: Independent Living/Balancing Responsibilities

This won’t just be useful for University students hopefully, but anyone who’s going to be living independently for the first time and will have a lot more balancing to do! The focus will be on University responsibilities, but if you have a full time job instead, this should also be somewhat relevant. When you move into University halls, the first thing most students find is that they have a lot of unexpected things to deal with that take a lot more time than you might expect, so being good at managing your time so you can have a social life as well as managing your course responsibilities is really important!

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Halls, Flatmates and Moving Out!| Settling Into University Life

For anyone about to start University, chances are that in about a month you’ll be moving to a new city, living with strangers, and probably away from home for the first time. Everyone who moves away to University will have a different experience, but I wanted to cover some general points, and talk a bit about my own experience as well. This is also mostly based on the assumption you’ll be living in halls, but will hopefully be a bit applicable if you’re going into private housing as well!

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