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Home > Knowledge & support > Living with type 1 diabetes > University Toolkit > University Toolkit: Planning and preparing for university
As you enter this important stage, think about any preparation and planning that could help you manage your type 1 diabetes more easily when you leave home.
University may be the first time that you live independently, so it might be a good idea to start thinking about managing a few aspects of your type 1 yourself before you head off. Here are a few things to think about:
Order prescriptions to make sure you have everything you need. Plan ahead and get into the habit of checking your supplies regularly. Make sure you have supplies of:
You might want to tell your healthcare team about your plans for the future and see what advice they have. Discuss clinic follow up arrangements while you’re at university: