Hear from some UoM students as they reflect upon their experience of moving from school/college to university study.
Preconceptions about academic skills
Noor, Maria and Qurban share some of their thoughts on the academic skills they would need when they started university.
Reflections on academic skills now
Ioana and Georgiana share thoughts on the academic skills they’ve learned since starting university.
Challenges and expectations
Maria, Silvin, Qurban and Noor compare what they thought university was going to be like with what it was actually like for them after they’d started.
Essential skills every student needs
Noor, Georgiana, Silvin and Maria highlight the essential skills every university student needs to make progress and be successful in their studies.
Noor, Qurban and Silvin talk about how they’ve developed their skills throughout their time at university.
Georgiana, Qurban, Ioana and Ilham describe how they’ve overcome some of the challenges they’ve faced during their time at university.
International students’ experiences
Qurban, Georgiana and Ilham share some of the challenges they faced as international students at a UK university.
Tips from our current students
Ioana, Ilham, Silvin, Maria, Georgiana and Noor share their best pieces of advice for new students starting university for the first time.