When I started as a 28 year old freshman, I knew that I wasn't going to be living the life of a stereotypical student. I also knew that despite a ten years' experience of living in the 'real world', I was still terrified of public speaking.
Whether businesses like it or not, the world is becoming more open and connected through social-networking websites, so employers can either learn how to utilise such platforms or risk being left behind.
During my time at university, I have seen students use their initiative less and take less responsibility for their work, instead expecting lecturers and tutors to spell out exactly what is required of them.
Take advantage of the opportunities, gain as many transferable skills as you can and build that CV so you stand out from the millions of others in the jobs market. It will benefit you more in the future than just good grades alone