We know it can be an unsettling experience for many students who are moving away from home for the first time.
Whether you are 50 or 5000 miles from home, it is natural to feel a bit strange about living independently for the first time.
The good news is, there are lots of ways to combat homesickness and help make Essex feel like your second home!
Beat homesickness by:
Remember, it's normal to feel homesick. You will need time to get settled and start enjoying your new life away from home.
If you need further support, your Residents’ Assistant (RA) can provide a listening ear. Drop in for a virtual chat any evening during term time, from 7pm-8pm. (Zoom meeting ID: 920 1237 9049).