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Live Smart: Your Essential Guide to Living at University

University of Reading via FutureLearn


Get ready for university life and make the most of your time

as a student

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.

Hear from our course team

You can take this course at any time. However, if you’d like to engage with the course team, our mentors will be joining the course discussions during the following dates:

11 January 2021 – 31 January 2021
14 June 2021 – 4 July 2021

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.

Taught by

David Dobraszczyk

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