According to NUS 50-70% of UK students feel homesick in the first few weeks at university. Equally, some students may inititally feel adjusted for the first 4-6 weeks and get homesick when the "reality" of being at university sinks in. The information on this page is intended to provide general information and coping strategies.
• Feeling teary
• Trouble sleeping
• Change in appetite
• Feeling nauseous and dizzy
• Lack of concentration
• Feeling depressed or anxious*
*this improves quickly when time spent at home
What to do:
Tried all of the above and still feeling homesick?
Come see an adviser at the Advice Centre to get 1 to 1 confidential advice and guidance. http://www.gcustudents.co.uk/advice