11 things Portsmouth freshers need to know

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The fragment from the Union Jack believed to have flown on board HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. Credit: Sotheby's

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It’s that time of year again - thousands of freshers at Portsmouth University will be starting their courses this week.

For those moving away from home for the first time, student life can be daunting with budgeting, meeting new people and studying among the main worries.

To help here is some advice for the city’s newest students.