Get involved in other ways
Don’t be put off by ‘drinking events’
It can seem intimidating to let people know at first, especially when it seems like every other fresher is doing shots every night of the week. But people who genuinely want to be friends with you will respect your choice and make things easier for you to get involved in other ways.
Don’t believe the hype
Is drinking a #FresherPressure you’ve faced at university? Read more about student’s experiences here. Alys has produced content as the Communications Intern at Student Minds, passionate to share student voices in creative and engaging ways. She is going into her second year studying Sociology and sporadically writes about mental health over at www.alysjournals.com.