Top Tips - Preparing to go to University - University of Derby

Top Tips

There are some simple steps that you can take to make sure that the process of going to university is as smooth as possible. This section outlines some of these preparatory steps with links for further information and advice, including things that you can do to help with the transition to University once you get here.

We suggest that you read over these pages before term starts and bookmark them, so that you can return to them later in the year, when they may seem more relevant

We know that some of the advice in this section may not feel relevant to everyone. Read through each of the sections and take from each what you need and what you believe will be most helpful to you.

Throughout this section there are some more specific Top Tips to help you get the most out of your time at University. Here are some tips that look at how you view your finance, relationships and self care.