My experience: How living at uni has shaped me today

25 Jun 2021
By Hazel M., Freelance writer, journalist and total bookworm at Unite Students

Deciding whether to stay at home while you study or move away for university is a big thing. For some, it’s a no brainer, but, for others? It’s a little bit more complicated.

When I was first looking at heading to university, I realised I had more than one option – and it definitely made decision-making hard.

The problem was that, while I had always planned to go away for university, there were so many good universities close to my home and, logically, it made sense to save money and stay living with my parents while I studied.

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