If you are just about to start the University, visit our Welcome pages to find out what you need to bring with you and what to do in your first week. These pages will give you all the information you need about what you need to do to get started and the important things you must do.
Find details of Academic Skills Centre workshops for UG and PG students in Welcome Week Events pages.
If you are just about to start as a blended learning or online student visit your School pages
For specific information about online courses see our online and distance learning pages
Although you might not have the opportunity to come to our on campus areas in person during your studies, you can use, our virtual and 360 arial tours (use the Around campus tab) to see what your City Campus looks like and see the list of services that are available to you.
The University has thousands of students but sometimes it can be a lonely place and students often ask how they can get involved and meet up with other students.
We suggest ways to meet new people on campus, make new friends and get the most out of your time at university.
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When you find yourself saying, "I can't do this", and you start to feel like a failure...
We don't all start at the top as the best you can be - you have to work at it.
Take a look at this video if you need proof!