Studying for your HND diploma and then upgrading to degree level is rewarding and unique experience. The purpose of the Higher Education is to broaden your horizons and prepare you for career life. There are certain steps you need to take to prepare for life outside university.
Think about your career
If you think about your career in advance, you will be in better position to join the job market. Before you leave the HE institutions make sure that you participate in variety of job fairs. Those fairs are great to connect with employers and find out what they are looking for. Also you should make sure that you take advantage of career services offered by your institution.
Studying at the university is your lifetime opportunity to network with people from variety of people from different backgrounds and nationalities. Friendships and contacts that you establish at university might help you professionally in the future. Remember to stay in touch with your friends and classmates after graduation.
One of the most valuable skills that you will gain at university is desire to learn continuously. Graduation is not the end of the learning process but it is a new beginning. You will need to continue learning to keep up with fast-changing work environment.
Have fun and discover yourself
Higher Education is about discovering yourself and your true interests. Make sure than you enjoy your time at the university and leave as a well-rounded individual.