Faculty of Arts

Student life

Our past and present students share their experiences of student life, including the transition to university and making friends.

What's the transition to university like?


What societies can I join?


How will I make friends?


Will my personal situation make university life harder for me?

Paige stands in front of a tram and smiles at the camera

Paige - I was the first in my family to go to uni

"I didn't feel fully prepared when I started uni and felt a bit lost."

Priya takes a selfie and smiles at the camera

Priya - I've experienced poor mental health

"My mental health at university has definitely been up and down but I have a great support team here at UoN."

Owen stands on a swimmers' winners podium

Owen - I have commitments outside my studies

"Balancing sport and my studies can be tricky. But luckily, swimming falls outside of academic hours.


Faculty of Arts

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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