Cooking advice I wish I had before I started uni

18 Nov 2019
By Kacey S., Student at University of Nottingham

Cooking has to be one of the biggest challenges that uni presents. You’ve flown the nest and left the comfort of your family home behind, but it’s now on you to figure out what to buy from the supermarket every week and, harder still, what to do with it.

Unless you’ve been brought up by Gordon Ramsay or Jamie Oliver, it’s not going to be the easiest of transitions. Having said that, it doesn’t have to be a disaster. To help you get by, here’s the cooking advice I wish I had before starting uni.

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I’m an undergraduate at the university, studying Music and Music Technology. For the most part, I’m writing a zombie book or one about an amnesiac with powers. Sometimes I’ll play the drums if I have the time and a kit to play on. Though sometimes I just sit around and read fiction or scroll through social media endlessly.