What advice should we give new students?

“Last week a journalist rang me to ask me what advice I would give to incoming students as they begin their studies. In a way it is flattering to be asked, as I rather doubt that the average 18-year-old is anxious to hear advice from a 50-something university President. But taking it all at face value, I did give it some thought. I suspect that most students don’t need too much advice about the academic side of things – or rather they do, but will know soon enough how to get it …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 8 September]

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