Support For College Leavers

Support for College Leavers

This is for students coming from college with an HNC or HND, joining the 2nd or 3rd year of a degree course.

The differences between college and university life

College and university are different learning environments.

Much of degree learning is guided by you, and learning independently seems to be the issue students moving from college to university talk about most. Other areas which can be different are the style of academic writing, and studying that involves critical thinking and referencing.

Don't worry, we know how to support you through it. We help you prepare, in order to make your move to university life as successful and as easy as possible.

Joining us from college in second year?

You’ll be automatically enrolled on a specially designed module called 'Being Successful at University'.

This covers all the key elements of being a university student, from the digital tools we use at Abertay to how to write an assignment. 

Joining us in third/fourth year?

The FREE online ACT programme (Abertay College Transition), has been created for students coming from college into the third and fourth year of a degree. It is designed with student input to help make your transition from college to university go smoothly.

ACT runs in early September for one week, Monday-Friday.

Read about how the ACT programme can help you.

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