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The cost of living in Bognor Regis as a student and how to save money

Student life can be rather expensive, and it can be difficult to budget whilst at university. Household bills, books, food, rent and socialising all racks up, and can end up costing you quite a lot. However, if you make sure to spend within your limits, it can save you from money worries whilst...

The cost of living in Chichester as a student and how to save money

Being a student can be expensive, and budgeting can be difficult. The cost of bills, rent, food, books and socialising all adds up. But ensuring that you spend within your limits can save you from money worries whilst studying at university, meaning you’ll have a little extra cash in the bank to...

Amy's Top Tips to make Welcome Week amazing!

Firstly, don’t be afraid to go and meet people , knock on their door and say hey! Be brave, they’re probably as nervous as you. Introduce yourself and be yourself, once you’ve formed some initial friendships go and knock on other flats, invite them for a cuppa or a pint! The friendliness of...

Top tips for commuting to university

First year Digital Marketing student Bethan has created a vlog on her experience living at home for University. If you're struggling to decide between living in Halls of Residence or commuting to University, Bethan has some extremely useful tips to help you make that decision!

Why come to a University of Chichester Open Day?

The entire University is so friendly, it felt like a home as soon as I stepped foot onto campus and I just really enjoy being here, everyone is so nice and welcoming, it's such an inclusive environment to be in. When I came to an Open Day I registered and straight away went on a campus tour so I...

The quiet side of uni life: an extroverted introverts guide

Going to university is a huge change for everyone: the campus you’ve yet to explore is teeming with people you’ve never met. The workload and life speed is a vast contrast to that of college or sixth form. Suddenly you are thrust into a new world, portrayed in programmes such as Fresh Meat as a...

International students: what to bring to uni

You've got your place at uni (YAY!) and soon you will be making the move from home to university in the UK! But first, have you figured out what you will need to bring with you? Here are the things you MUST remember: Documentation Money Laptop Medication (you could get this in UK too) - don't...

5 reasons why you should join a club or society

At the Students' Union we have an array of Societies and Sports clubs that you can join. Whether it is something you're passionate about, have a slight interest in or are brand new to - here are the top 5 reasons why you should join one! Meet like-minded people - joining a club or society is a...

Preparing for fresher year

How to make friends (even before you arrive!) Official Facebook groups run by Chichester are a great way to make friends. I managed to find course friends and flat mates on the Facebook group before I arrived. Although it’s difficult, it is important, especially in the first few weeks, to push...

6 reasons you should study a Postgraduate degree

Choosing to study a Postgraduate degree was a no-brainer for me. I wanted a qualification that was the next step of my undergraduate degree and I had already established a lot of professional contacts through the University of Chichester. For others, it may not be such an easy decision and that's...

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