Your handy checklist to help take care of the important, every day things – so you can concentrate on realising your potential.
Below is a checklist that you can use before you start your course, you can also download it here.
Before you start
There’s a lot to remember when starting in HE so we’ve put together a useful checklist to help you take care of things like your everyday budget and knowing what to expect from your course.
Know your finances and budget
Important: you may not have much rent to pay if you live with your parents, but remember other expenditures such as transport and parking, study materials and a budget for joining clubs/societies and socialising with new friends.
Know what to expect from your academic study
Know where you’re going
Read your joining instructions carefully
Check your emails for any key information your HE provider shares with you.
When you start your studies
Use this checklist to help you get started on your course.
Register for your course
Meeting new people
Clubs and societies
Make sure you put all important assessment dates and deadlines into your calendar.
During your studies
Putting some thought and planning into where you need to be and when you need to be there will help your everyday studies go more smoothly.
Leave early – arrive early
Let your tutor know if you are running late
Travelling by car?
Got lots of stuff? Explore storage options
Explore – what are the facilities and amenities like?
Never underestimate the value of extra-curricular experience
Find out about the many opportunities available:
Familiarise yourself with the support that is available in case you ever have a question or experience difficulties, whether that’s the student union, your teacher or student services.
If you have any questions about the Future Quest programme please complete the form below or email Future.Quest@uwe.ac.uk