5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE CONSIDERING MOVING AWAY FOR UNI!

By on November 19th, 2019

Deciding where you want to live when you go to university is a tough choice for many students,…

Deciding where you want to live when you go to university is a tough choice for many students, mainly because there are so many options out there. The first decision to make before you start applying for your place is the probably the hardest;

‘Should I move to a new city or should I stay at home?’

Moving to a new city can be daunting for a lot of people, and sometimes the thought of staying within the comfort of your family home can seem like the safest and easiest option, but relocating for university doesn’t have to be scary. Living in a new city while you study can be a life changing experience and we definitely believe there is more positive points than negative.

 

  1. Independence

Living by yourself can really help you to develop life skills that you just don’t get from living at home, everything from managing your own finances to cooking up a delicious meal with the last three ingredients you have left in the cupboard!

 

  1. New friends

Having a fresh start in a new place is a great opportunity to make lifelong friendships. Lots of people feel as though they miss out on the social aspect of university when they choose to live at home.

  1. A change of scenery

You get to explore a whole new city – and a whole new nightlife!

 

  1. A home away from home

The standard of student accommodation is so much higher than it used to be, you may even feel more comfortable in your new place than you did at home!

  1. Location

This is a big one. Bagging yourself a room in a handy location near your university will not only save you time and money, it will also allow for that essential extra lie in time #5MoreMinutes!

 

So… Will you stay or will you go? Ultimately the choice is yours and you should make your decision based on what you think will benefit you the most and help you get the best out of your university experience.

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