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    How have you found your new Uni life?
    Share your experiences, coping skills, horror stories etc ...
    What has surprised/excited/disappointed you?
    And how is living away from home??
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    Ok i'll begin

    After one day of niceties and introductions we were straight into the course.
    And I was surprised at how tough the work was - a mile away from A Level.
    Work piled up after only 2 weeks
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    Anyone ??

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    It's a nightmare I am with the OU and I am already few weeks behind because of unrelated stuff (jobseeking, mental health, dyspraxia and the fact I'm having trouble peeing


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    Overall, extremely positive
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    (Original post by ImNotReallyMe)
    Overall, extremely positive
    Have you moved away from home?
    To a new city?
    Live in lodgings?
    The course . . . all going ok, yeah?
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    Everything's bad atm
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    (Original post by iloveteddy14)
    It's a nightmare I am with the OU and I am already few weeks behind because of unrelated stuff (jobseeking, mental health, dyspraxia and the fact I'm having trouble peeingPosted from TSR Mobile
    Can you not ask for some extra support?
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    (Original post by Skill Twix)
    Everything's bad atm
    Sup?
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    (Original post by Saint Etienne)
    Sup?
    Social life is perfect.I am getting along with everyone.
    It's just the academic life I am struggling with.The amount of work and the readings :cry:
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    (Original post by Saint Etienne)
    Have you moved away from home?
    To a new city?
    Live in lodgings?
    The course . . . all going ok, yeah?
    No i'm living at home
    I'm very happy with my whole timetable, schedule, and easy journey going to and fro uni, i haven't made any friends yet but of the people i've been talking with i've had really nice interactions, i liked the variety of the assessments, we've started off with quite fun activities such as group presentation and a debate, the work is quite easy, but i think too easy yet, tbh i wish they made it more challenging because a lot of what i'm learning i've already learnt by myself so i want more advanced material to work with, at the moment i'm only happy with two of my lecturers teaching
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    (Original post by Skill Twix)
    Social life is perfect.I am getting along with everyone.
    It's just the academic life I am struggling with.The amount of work and the readings :cry:
    How's everyone else finding it?
    Sometimes we would work as a small group and discuss our thoughts/ideas.

    Like most things Uni - it's time management
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    (Original post by ImNotReallyMe)
    No i'm living at home
    I'm very happy with my whole timetable, schedule, and easy journey going to and fro uni, i haven't made any friends yet but of the people i've been talking with i've had really nice interactions, i liked the variety of the assessments, we've started off with quite fun activities such as group presentation and a debate, the work is quite easy, but i think too easy yet, tbh i wish they made it more challenging because a lot of what i'm learning i've already learnt by myself so i want more advanced material to work with, at the moment i'm only happy with two of my lecturers teaching
    Why am I thinking they're easing you into it before . . . Boom !!!
    And the challenges begin.
    Is it a degree?
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    (Original post by Saint Etienne)
    How's everyone else finding it?
    Sometimes we would work as a small group and discuss our thoughts/ideas.

    Like most things Uni - it's time management
    They are alright!Oh that's nice
    That's true
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    (Original post by Skill Twix)
    They are alright!Oh that's nice
    That's true
    Otherwise - you're enjoying it yeah?
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    Coping, yeah... but it's pretty rubbish. Can't believe i'm paying 9k/year for this bull****

    Some lectures are so boring and the content is still a-level stuff really. And Like what is the point of lectures man. They're so useless
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    Labs are really crap. Very little help available and a lot of work. Lab procedures are soo vague and stupid

    Socially... I am a recluse, so idc

    And then we have these gay tutorials where we present and make posters... Wtf man! -___-
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    (Original post by Saint Etienne)
    Otherwise - you're enjoying it yeah?
    Yes!
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    (Original post by Ebony & Ivory)
    Coping, yeah... but it's pretty rubbish. Can't believe i'm paying 9k/year for this bull****

    Some lectures are so boring and the content is still a-level stuff really. And Like what is the point of lectures man. They're so useless
    -___-

    Labs are really crap. Very little help available and a lot of work. Lab procedures are soo vague and stupid

    Socially... I am a recluse, so idc

    And then we have these gay tutorials where we present and make posters... Wtf man! -___-
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    Erm . . . ok-a-y
    What's your course?
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    (Original post by Ebony & Ivory)
    Coping, yeah... but it's pretty rubbish. Can't believe i'm paying 9k/year for this bull****

    Some lectures are so boring and the content is still a-level stuff really. And Like what is the point of lectures man. They're so useless
    -___-

    Labs are really crap. Very little help available and a lot of work. Lab procedures are soo vague and stupid

    Socially... I am a recluse, so idc

    And then we have these gay tutorials where we present and make posters... Wtf man! -___-
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    You still make posters at university? :lolwut:
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    (Original post by DeadEnd_96)
    You still make posters at university? :lolwut:
    I know, right? So ridiculous and lame. Do they think we're 10 years old?

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