The opportunities are endless at university in the UK and what you do and how often you do it depends on where your priorities lie! Some people spend a lot of time in the library carrying out independent work, whilst others are heavily involved in the student union or interest groups, then others get caught up in their job whilst others fall into the lure of night life and don’t surface until it’s dark again! Especially in one of the larger cities, this is a real danger. The cliché applies that you are the engineer of your life, nobody else!