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13 People Share What They Wish They'd Known Before Going To Uni

Student life is the best life. Check out what student life can be like with Swinburne.

1. Although it's hard, try not to worry about what other people think.

2. You're now in control of your own budget, so you'll probably need to find ways to control your spending.

3. Joining clubs and societies is an easy way to meet new people.

4. Use your electives wisely and take classes that actually interest you.

5. Enjoy your freedom...but don't waste it.

6. Don't skip O-Week.

7. If you get the chance to study abroad, TAKE IT.

8. Don't beat yourself up over every bad grade.

9. If you're planning on moving into a sharehouse, make sure you all agree on some house rules.

10. Make the most of all the resources available to you.

11. Waking up early on the day your timetables come out is totally worth it.

12. Don't feel pressure to join a student group just because your friends are doing it.

13. Remember to invest in your social life, too.

Sometimes the hardest part is just deciding where to study. Check out Swinburne for help making that decision.