How I learnt to feel less homesick at uni

Three students chat over coffee on a picnic table outside their university residence.
Grab any opportunity to connect with people, even if it’s just a quick coffee or trip to the supermarket.
A young woman sits in her university room chatting on her laptop.
Keep in touch with people back home with regular video calls so you can share your experiences.
Even conversations while you make tea or cook your meals can help you feel more at home.
A group of students socialise in a common room, chatting and playing pool.
Making friends doesn’t mean big nights out — just spending down time together can really help.

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