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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.

Coming Prepared articles

Packing for Uni 101: What to bring (and what not to!)

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!

11 savvy supermarket shopping tips!

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!

4 ways to help you get ready for research

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!