Fresher's Week 2013

Fresher's week is something all prospective (and current) students get excited about. We take a look at what actually goes on, how you can prepare, and help you to settle in.

student union for freshers

How important is the student union to a Fresher?

Shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, cash points, maps... you'll find everything you need here

Fresher’s week, on your terms

Fresher’s week, on your terms

Be yourself. Do it your way. And you'll have the time of your life.

My First lectures

Fresher experiences: my first lectures

We reveal the truth about what you will find when you walk into your first lecture!

Stay safe during fresher's week

Ten tips for staying safe during Fresher’s week

Fresher's week is all about having fun, but it's just as important to keep safe

Stay healthy during Fresher's week

Ten tips for staying healthy during Fresher’s week

Fight off Fresher's Flu with our top ten tips to staying healthy

Drinking during Fresher';s week

Fresher’s week – what if I don’t drink?

There's a lot more to a student night than copious amounts of alcohol

Inside a Fresher's mind

Getting inside the mind of a Fresher

This week’s interview is with Verity Rowan, a soon-to-be Fresher at the University of Kent studying History. We discuss her about her search for the perfect university and her journey to getting the g…

Cyberbullying at university

Cyberbullying in universities: speaking out

With recent events, make sure you know who to speak to if you are affected

Making friends at university

It starts with Fresher’s week: making lifelong friends

This is certainly something that comes with time. I didn't meet my current house mates until my second term at university, but along the way I made some fantastic pals. During your first term at unive…

Work life balance at university

The balance between work, play and study in your first year at university

It is possible to get a good measure of all three at university