Possibly the trickiest question to answer when leaving for University is this; what do you take with you? One of the best ways to ease yourself into your new life is to turn your room into a home away from home.
You won’t remember everything you want, so the best way to avoid the stress of, “What have I forgotten!?” is to take only what you absolutely need. In the first few weeks, keep a list of everything you realise you want to bring from home and fetch it when you first go back to visit your dog!
So, what do you need?
There you have it! Just remember, the key to a good living space is actually living in it. So turn it from a cold, generic student room into somewhere unique to you!
Desk to Impress
University is for education, but it’s also for enjoying yourself and developing as a person. It’s best to keep these things separate, otherwise you just end up procrastinating when you should be working, and worrying about work when you need to let your hair down.
Wherever you are living try to create separate study and living spaces. Think desk is for essays, bed for TV marathons. Keeping the two separate helps you get into the correct mindset when you’re in each area. When you get a job in the big bad world, you’ll do your work in an office, not your bedroom! Apply the same tactics to University and you’ll be much happier.
Remember to use white tack when hanging posters as blue tack can leave unsightly marks and pull plaster off walls upsetting your landlord (or parents) in the process.comments powered by Disqus