We want to make sure you feel as prepared as possible for your arrival/return to Lancaster. We'll be updating this page with blogs from current and past students on a variety of topics in the build up to and over Welcome Week.
Packing for the bedroom and bathroom - A few things you might not have thought about
Packing for the kitchen - A few things you might not want to forget
Packing Stationery - The extra helpful bits
Coming back to Lancaster as a returning student - Returning to Lancaster as a second or third year can be as daunting as when you started as a fresher - it's a new experience on its own. Fylde graduate Islay has written about what it's like to be a returning student with some tips from living off campus to getting more involved
Don't Drink? Don't worry - With Freshers week and student life comes the image of drinking, here from a student that isn't alone in the choice not to drink
Returning as a masters student - Some tips on making the most of your masters
Independent study and where to start - University is a big change when it comes to contact hours with tutors, its all about indipendant study and it can be hard to know where to start. Read some tips from Hazel
Tips on joining teams - There are so many teams and loads of different leagues, it can he hard to know where to start
Tips on joining societies - Take part in taster sessions and have a shop around
How the radio defined my university experience - The students' union has hundreds of student groups at Lancaster including student media - LA1TV, SCAN, Take 2 Cinema and Bailrigg FM. Terry Tucker tells us about how joining Bailrigg FM changed his time at university and how being part of student groups creates a whole new community around you
How handball gave James a challenge outside of the lecture theatre - Giving something you've never considered doing before might just be the best thing you've event done!