11 things you need to know before starting university

Remember, failing to prepare is preparing to fail...

It's that time of year again when thousands of teenagers leave home for the first time for university.

For many, it's a daunting experience as they properly begin life as an adult for the next three years or so.

There is a long checklist to go through before the first day, but, with the help of Dr Lisette Johnston, ex-BBC World boss, now head of school at ScreenSpace (part of London’s MetFilm School), here’s...
source: Devon Live

2019-09-16 15:56
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yesterday 17:11 Devon victim in Ethiopian Airlines disaster awarded posthumous degree
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yesterday 18:14 Boyfriend tried to stop girlfriend from taking her own life
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yesterday 17:11 Devon victim in Ethiopian Airlines disaster awarded posthumous degree
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yesterday 17:11 Exeter's student flats should be available for everyone to live in, council leader say
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yesterday 17:11 Man knocked out in serious assault outside nightclub
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