Many students experience homesickness when they first come to University. Whether it is your first time away from home or not, it can feel daunting adapting to a new home, new city, new academic environment and new people.
You can experience these feelings no matter how far you have moved away, even if it is just down the road. You can also experience a mixture of feelings for example, you may be excited about moving to University but at the same time, struggling to adapt to such a big change.
It is perfectly normal to experience feelings of homesickness and if you are, you are definitely not alone, however, it can be quite hard to open up and talk about how you are feeling.
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- Thursday evenings (during term-time only) between 5-7pm