Everything you need to know for when you start university or college.
What to know before you go
Discover what uni and college is really like and get advice on money, living away from home, and staying healthy.
Use your checklist to make sure that you're ready to start your course.
Leaving school and going to uni or college can feel like a big leap. We explore the main differences, so you feel prepared for the changes.
What to pack
It's hard to know what you should pack for uni – to get you started, we’ve put together a big list of everything you need to take, with some top tips from students.
Everything you need to take to uni
What to expect when you get there
Universities and colleges put on a week of activities at the start of term for new students. Explore what you can expect from the week and how to make the most of it.
Wondering about the best way to meet people? From online groups on social media to part-time jobs, there are lots of ways to make friends at university or college.
Just because you’re not in halls doesn’t mean you’ll have any less of a student experience though. Our tips will help you feel involved even if you’re living at home.
How to manage fees and finance
With the cost of everything going up, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by a big new step in your life. But there are things you can do to feel more in control of the situation.
How much are tuition fees and how are you going to pay for them? Find out how to fund your studies and how to apply.