Preparing to go to University - Campus - University of Derby

Preparing to go to University

Welcome to the University of Derby.

We each have our own ways of approaching major changes in our lives. But it is important that we find ways to successfully manage these changes.

We know that academic success depends as much on how well someone adapts to university life as it does on academic ability.

The pages and links on this website provide you with lots of practical advice and guidance on how to best ensure that your university career is successful. 

If you have any questions or concerns about starting university, contact us.  

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.