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Life and study as a student

Want to find out more about what life is like as a university student? Check out the resources below to find out more!

Watch this video to find out what Higher Education is.

Why study in the South West.

Do you want to find out more about accommodation? Watch the video or read our handy guide Making the most of your accommodation.

If you’re interested in a Year Abroad, this video is for you.

Get an idea of what your first few weeks at university will be like.

Wondering what your first term will be like? Check out this video.

What do students get up to in their spare time? This video explains how clubs and societies work.

Lectures and seminars are an important method of teaching at university. Find out more by watching our video or reading our guide Getting the most out of lectures and seminars.

Developing employability skills is a great thing to do, watch our video to find out more.

Fundraising and volunteering at university is something lots of students get involved with. Find out more with this video.