Surviving the first year

Unlike school, nobody at university will force you to attend lectures, take register or call your parents if your grades are poor. What may seem like long-lost freedom could result in overwhelmed first-year students — having to take on so much responsibility for the first time in their lives.

The director of the Centre for Student Counselling and Development at Stellenbosch University, Professor Charl Cilliers, says the key to surviving your first year at university is to prepare in advance.

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