Week 7: Coming Prepared
Perhaps you've never lived away from home before, in London, or even in the UK. Whatever your situation, we want you to be as prepared as possible before you arrive; see below for articles about what you should (and shouldn't!) pack for university, which are the best (and cheapest) supermarkets and how to get ready for your postgraduate research degree.
In this article, Jorge, one of our international undergraduate contributors is here to give you an idea of what to expect those first few days at UCL!
When preparing for life at university, it can be tempting to pack far much more than you really need, so you feel ready for anything! In reality, you can survive on much less. Suriyah, one of our undergrad contributors is here to give you her take on what to bring and what to leave at home!
Unless you’re living in catered halls, you’re going to have to think about budgeting your food expenses. Check out our top tips for a successful supermarket shop!
If you’re about to start a PhD, you’ve probably had some experience of research already. But researching and writing an MA dissertation over a summer is just a taster of what it’s going to be like at PhD level. Simone, our PGR contributor is here to share her favourite tips to help you get ready for research!