Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert 19 Jan 2021
Studying at university is a life experience and a big financial commitment; so it is very important that you make the most out of it. Below we have listed four ways in which you can take the most advantage of your time at university:
You might say “Well duh! That’s obvious!” but the unfortunate reality is that many young people do not take their time in university seriously and as a result, they miss lectures, labs, group meetings and thereby depriving themselves of valuable knowledge.
If, on your graduation day, you look back over the past three years and think: “Hmm, I got the degree, but I haven’t learned much!” you know that you have done something wrong.
The few years that you will be at university provide an invaluable opportunity to unlock your inner talents and gain new skills and abilities.
Building good relationships with various people will not only increase you in happiness and wellbeing, but it will also further your career. There are thousands of jobs that aren’t normally advertised, and it may be that one of your newly-found contacts, be they your tutor or fellow student, could further assist you in getting a job.
Finally, get involved with student union societies, extracurricular activities or even attending seminars by respected speakers from your industry. After you graduate, you won’t be able to do any of these things, so it’s highly recommended to make the most of it.
You might have heard that saying that you should be at the right place, at the right time, right? Well, to make the very most of your time at university; you should try to be present in all places, at all times… *wink*