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    For a BA Fine Art course, an in-person interview is typical. The problem is I have extreme social anxiety, and although I could attend the course in person because it's a different context, an actual in-person interview terrifies me. Do you know if it would be possible to get a Skype and/or telephone interview instead in my situation? I know that international students can get a Skype interview for BA art related courses at university typically, I think. I am not an international student but still...? Anyone?
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    Have you contacted the uni to ask them?
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    (Original post by TheIr0nDuke)
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    Correct me if I am wrong, but do you mean social anxiety is not a disability? I get disability benefit for my social anxiety and OCD.
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    (Original post by moon4)
    Correct me if I am wrong, but do you mean social anxiety is not a disability? I get disability benefit for my social anxiety and OCD.
    As it's incredibly hard to diagnose efficiently there will always be discrepancies over it, but maybe the mental health section would be more relevant?

    I feel for anyone suffering any form of mental illness, but how are you going to cope with 3 years of university if you can't attend an interview?

    Nothing personal, I'm just genuinely curious.
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    (Original post by TheIr0nDuke)
    As it's incredibly hard to diagnose efficiently there will always be discrepancies over it, but maybe the mental health section would be more relevant?

    I feel for anyone suffering any form of mental illness, but how are you going to cope with 3 years of university if you can't attend an interview?

    Nothing personal, I'm just genuinely curious.
    It's a fair question but the two situations are different contexts, different situations. If you don't have social anxiety, which I presume you don't, I think it would be difficult for you to understand. The attendance for the course I could do, but the interview is the major issue for me, which is why I'm asking about it here .
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    (Original post by moon4)
    It's a fair question but the two situations are different contexts, different situations. If you don't have social anxiety, which I presume you don't, I think it would be difficult for you to understand. The attendance for the course I could do, but the interview is the major issue for me, which is why I'm asking about it here .
    I don't like being social but then I suppose it doesn't have a mental impact on me.

    I'd just call the uni, if you mention your social anxiety it's likely they'd be able to give you a telephone interview.

    Google it, or you could try the Uni life forum. Might give you more replies.
 
 
 
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