The transition from high school to university is hard enough on its own, let alone not knowing what university is really all about. So what is the truth about university life?
When I was in high school, I would hear stories from older students and graduates, depicting the gloriousness that is
These stories made me so optimistic, made me believe that university was a place where hopes and dreams could be nurtured, where you would have time to yourself, to pursue the things you were truly passionate about.
In these few weeks I’ve been at university, I have seen people who have used this to their full advantage. These are people who know the exact direction and path they want to take in life, people who truly believe in the content they study. Through this, I’ve realised that
University is perhaps one of the most diverse places there are. Centralised in this one location are people of all ages from all walks of life, all pursuing different yet similar goals. Honestly, it’s great to be in an environment with all different types of people, getting to know them and their stories
I know that this has been said by so many before me, but uni is what you make of it. You can make it a place of learning, a place of socialising, a place of making dreams come true or a place of cultivating the next generation of talent.
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