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Looking for home

What sorts of things help you to call a new place home?

The Third Degree Joe Winstone
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The Carol Service at York Minster | photo: James Aston

Much of university life that is brand new upon arrival now feels familiar for freshers. Even so, with days becoming colder and shorter and the novelty of Freshers’ Week fading, it’s not unusual for students both new and old to hanker for back home. Dropout rates can be higher at this stage as students experience a kind of delayed homesickness.