What kind of first year do you think you'll be when you start uni? Take our quiz to find out!
What do you think is the most important quality in a university?
A. Reputation & quality of education.
B. Interesting courses.
C. Social opportunities.
D. Sports teams
Your typical Thursday night consists of…
A. Studying for next month’s exams.
B. Rushing to finish your assignment due at midnight.
C. Drinking with friends (it’s practically Friday…).
D. A gym session followed by a steak (#gains)
You’re hungry… which food do you choose?
A. A well-balanced salad with seeds, superfoods and the right amount of each food group.
B. Something cheap and vaguely healthy.
C. Left-over pizza from last night, you’re too hungover to cook.
D. Protein, protein and more protein
Which bathroom product are you going steal?
A. I would never steal.
B. You wouldn’t normally steal but you forgot to buy conditioner and your housemate won’t notice if you take a small amount just this once….
C. Toilet paper from your lecture building.
D. Deodorant… you’re doing everyone a favour!
Your preferred way to crack the ice at a party?
A. You don’t do parties, they distract you from your studies.
B. Start conversations by asking people where they’re from, what they’re studying and what they want to do after uni.
C. Turn up with a tray of jelly shots.
D. Arrive with your friends from footie, netball or volleyball training so you don’t have to awkwardly make new friends
So what do your answers mean?!
The Distinction Dawg
You're here to nail those top of the class grades. You are goal focussed and looking forward to your career ahead when you graduate. But did you know that employers love to hire people with more than just top grades on their CV's? While you're at University, make the most of opportunities to gain all kinds of life experiences, from volunteering, to living independently, to joining sports and social clubs. This will also look great on your CV.
You want to do well at uni but you know how important it is to look after yourself, and this means time to relax, unwind and enjoy the uni lifestyle too. You get your work done on time (just about…) but you also want to make friends. For you, it’s all about finding a work-life balance to make sure your social life doesn't get in the way of study, but compliments it.
The Party Animal
You're here to have a great time, and you'll get around to studying... eventually! While you'll have a lot of great stories and life experiences to shape your future, it might be time to get real with yourself and ask some big questions. When it comes to exam time, are you going to end up being a bundle of stress trying to cram a semester worth of study into a week? If that rings some honesty bells, think about how you can cram in a little more study now, to save you a whole lot of stress later. Put in 2 hours on a Saturday afternoon, and you'll feel a whole lot better when you're out with your mates on Saturday night - you earned it!
You're kicking goals (literally) and you’re super healthy. Good for you! Just remember to balance your commitment to exercise with studying and some healthy socialising. Life is there to be enjoyed!
A mix of As, Bs, Cs and Ds…
Congratulations! You’ve somehow managed to be a hard-working, extra-curricular smashing and extremely sociable student whilst also staying healthy in mind and body to keep up with it all. You are the holy grail of humans, and you probably lied in some of your answers…
Looking for student accommodation?
Whether you’re more focussed on study, getting social, being active or padding out your CV with opportunities, we've got accommodation options to suit you! Check out our different villages and browse the many and varied room types - from single studios and dedicated study spaces for the Distinction Dawg, gyms and basketball courts for The Athlete, rooms in a shared apartment with lots of like mind people for the party animal or a balance of all of them for the all rounder, we've got you covered. We also have great opportunities to get involved and grow your work experience in a fun environment by becoming a Residential Assistant at any of our villages.
Not sure which village or room is right for you? Jump on our live chat and one of our team will help you choose!
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