Starting at university can feel overwhelming. Getting advice from a fellow student is always reassuring. Take advantage of Kate’s wise words
Kate, our summer intern who is starting her fourth year now, sends good wishes to all our new students.
Hello new students! As I finish up my summer internship with the Careers Service and head into my fourth year and final year, I’m thinking about what it was like when I started Uni and what I would have wanted to know.
Firstly, get involved. I’m sure I’m not the first, and won’t be the last, to tell you that University is a great time to try out new activities and take every opportunity that comes your way. Joining a sport or society is not only an excellent way to meet people, but potentially a valuable experience to talk about in future job interviews.
Similarly, it’s not too early to get work experience. I’m glad I got a part-time job in first year when I had more time, and…
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