Lessons learned from 2 years living away from home

06 Jul 2021
By Ashlea D., Student at Liverpool John Moores University

One of the best things about going to university is having the option to live independently - which was a new experience for me as it will be for many students. And while this is an exciting time in life, there are trickier times to get through too.

Below are the most valuable lessons I have learned in the two years I have lived in halls, and I’m hoping they’ll help you also navigate the leap to independent living.

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I’m currently studying criminology and sociology at Liverpool John Moores University, (my main interest being crime and my favourite city being Liverpool!). In my spare time you’ll probably find me dying my hair a random rainbow shade, watching old festival videos or planning my next adventure.