Explain the difference between further education and higher education to understand what is expected of a university student
Demonstrate knowledge of managing personal finances when it comes to researching accommodation, food and working with budgets
Contribute to online discussions about shared experiences to help deepen their understanding and further their knowledge
Improve personal and professional skills to gain confidence in and out of university
Explore the type of support and resources available to students at their chosen university
Develop life skills and tools that will help build independence and resilience for university life and beyond
What do you think university life is like?
You probably have many questions about what to expect. This course will help you prepare for the best possible start, wherever you go.
You’ll hear practical advice on how to navigate university life from current students and staff as they give you an insight into the expectations vs reality, what support will be available, and common questions about what’s ahead.
Live Smart will help you to start making plans so that you can
set goals for your future and build on the life skills that will help
you make the most of your time at university and beyond.
What is Higher Education?
Discovering the difference between Further Education and Higher Education
Understanding what an academic community is and how you’re part of it
Knowing the people around you
This course is designed for anyone considering or soon to be enrolling at university.
Parents and supporters may also find this course useful to gain
a better understanding of what living at university entails, and
the sources of support that are available to students throughout their undergraduate career.