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Young people not prepared for Uni.

Young people not prepared for Uni.

Young people heading for university need much better preparation for what they can expect, say researchers.

After all the effort of getting a university place, the Higher Education Policy Institute study suggests, there can be unrealistic expectations.

Most young people expect to have more teaching hours in university than in school, when the opposite is the case.

The study also found that young people with a mental health problem were unlikely to have told their university.

There have been many surveys of student attitudes - but this is unusual in looking at the expectations of young people about to become students.

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