15 Things Every Fresher Needs To Know

“So what do you study?”

1. Firstly, embrace the full Freshers’ Week experience.

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2. Know that you’ll meet a varied bunch of people, including those with different hygiene standards to you.

3. And some who are simply awesome.

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4. Just be prepared to answer the same question again and again.

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“So, where are you from?”

5. Be realistic about your reading list.

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6. Accept that you will eat a Rustlers. And that you will then talk about it.

7. Embrace your loan.

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8. Meet Sainsbury’s basics, aka your new best friend.

9. Resist the urge to steal a traffic cone.

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10. And try not to fret about the milk.

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11. Be prepared to expand your mind.

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12. Allow your area of study to overlap into your social life.

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13. Don’t forget to bring an extension cord.

14. And remember that Google is your friend.

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15. Seriously.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
Tabatha Leggett is head of buzz at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
Flo Perry is an editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
Robin Edds is editor-at-large at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
Scott Bryan is a TV editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London. Contact this reporter at: scott.bryan@buzzfeed.com
 
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