I Left Home to go to University Hello! Do you have two minutes to answer some quick questions? I'm keen to know what you knew, or WISHED you knew when you went to Uni, so we can help families get it right! This is just a guide - please feel free to write freely, giving as much detail as you like! This survey is anonymous - I collect no identifying data at all. Thanks for your time x OK Question Title * 1. How old were you when you left home? 15-16 17-18 19-21 22+ OK Question Title * 2. How long have you lived away from home? First year Second year 2-4 years 5 years+ OK Question Title * 3. What THREE OR MORE things are you ENJOYING most about living away from home? (say as much as you like) OK Question Title * 4. What do you STRUGGLE with most, now you are living away from your family? Check as many as you like, and add or explain further if you can. Managing own finances (paying lease, bills etc) Feeling lonely Managing study Missing friends Missing parent/s Staying positive Missing siblings Making new friends Cooking own meals Getting around (transport) Mental health issues (stress, anxiety, depression) Having to work while studying Managing physical health (doctor, dentist, scripts etc) Other and/or more information OK Question Title * 5. What three life SKILLS are you glad you were TAUGHT before leaving home? OK Question Title * 6. What three life skills do you WISH you had been taught before leaving home? OK Question Title * 7. List the practical items you were bought, that are most valuable to you living away from home? (anything from a lamp to a cook book to a laptop!) OK Question Title * 8. What ITEMS do you WISH you had been given when you left home? OK Question Title * 9. What skills or traits are YOU going to work on going forward, to make your life better? OK Question Title * 10. What THREE things would make your life better at this stage? (it could be a practical thing, but it could be emotional or intangible) OK DONE - THANK YOU!