Student in cafe

What advice would you give to future students?

Lucy Tobin, author of bestselling freshers’ book A Guide to Uni Life, wants to know what you wish you’d known when you started university.

This could be:

  • using social media to help studies, social life, etc…
  • solving personal/financial problems
  • using technology to boost grades, social life, etc…
  • getting the most from the careers service
  • dealing with large tuition fees
  • the emotional side of relationships
  • looking after your mental health
  • eating well
  • juggling finances
  • righting wrongs – eg wrong course/wrong halls of residence – how they fixed the problem
  • any other unusual/funny/interesting tips for new students – undergraduate and postgraduate.

Email your tips to with your name and age (can be anonymous).

The deadline is mid-January.