It’s important to network with people from your industry (especially mine) contacts help you get where you want to be. Coming to uni is a great and really easy place to network!
O – Opportunity.
You’re so lucky that you have the chance to go to opportunity it’s a luxury to be able to study at a degree level. Once there take every opportunity you can. It will open doors to more opportunities for your future.
P – Potential.
You have the potential to get your dream job from going to university. Future employers love people that have been to uni is shows so many desirable qualities. You have the potential to be a better person thanks to this opportunity.
Q – Questions.
University is the time for asking lots and lots of questions! Questions about the subject your studying, questions about life or even questions about something else that you’re not studying!
R – Responsibility.
You’re not at home anymore; you have to take responsibility for yourself. Cooking, cleaning, budgeting, time management and so many other things that you’ll have to do and you better get used to it. Your parents wont want you back!
S – Societies.
University is a brilliant place to get new hobbies, or continue a hobby you already have with other people! They’re called societies and you can create one yourself with any interest you like.
T – Tutorials.
You’ll get loads of tutorials with your lecturers, its good to have one on one time instead of always in a big class because then your not afraid to ask questions and they can speak to you on a more personal level.
U – USW!
The University of South Wales, yep that’s us! Merged since 2013 now the largest university in the UK formed of 5 campuses, 300 courses and over 30,000 students. You know you want to be one of them!
V – Valuable.
You learn lots of valuable lessons while at university. And your degree will be a valuable asset when applying for jobs in the field you want to work in. So overall it’s a valuable experience for your future.
W – Work.
The reason you’re here! To learn and do lots of work in the subject you love so when you’ve received your degree you can earn money by doing lots of work in the subject you love!
X – eXperience.
It has an X in it…. University is a stepping-stone to the real world. It is an experience you wont forget! You can still make mistakes without the consequences costing you your P65 or your house! But also have a lot of fun.
Y – Years.
3 years go fast… You wont believe this until it is all over and you’re looking for a job. Make the most of it; learn as much as you can, ask as many questions as you can think of and most of all enjoy it!
Z – Zombies.
I mean this in two ways. 1. It seems to be the new dress up fad to be a zombie so bring your make up for Halloween. 2. Students act like zombies, sleepless nights of working for deadline or going out drinking!
Hope you enjoyed it! 😀 xx