Research shows that there are many things that help make a successful students, and most students have the ability to be more successful if they just focussed on the right activity. Not everything is for everybody though – everyone has their own needs and wants. However, there are a few things that we do know for sure:

    Many students leave university wishing that they had done more and done it earlier in their university life.

    Employers look for wider experience than just a degree grade when they are looking to employ graduates. A degree is usually not enough these days.

    More and more students are taking opportunities to upskill themselves at university. These people will potentially be your competitors for those graduate jobs.

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On the next 5 pages you'll find 5 sets of statements. For each statement, simply decide whether you agree, disagree, or whether you are unsure about how well it describes you. There are no right or wrong answers - after you have completed all the statements a report will be generated on the summary page with suggestions for how you could make the most of your university experience.

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