I failed my first year at Exeter Uni, because of a very hard module, that took a lot of time away from other subjects causing me to do badly on them and I still didn't pass this cursed module.
So I was offered resits but never replied as I wanted to just restart the year and do it over as Exeter has restructured their courses and this infernal course that was once compulsory and you had to pass, now does not exist, and is only briefly covered in the 2nd year under another module, and then it is shared with another topic.
Also even though the first year doesn't count at Uni, employers can still see your grades and I just wasn't happy with them. I know my abilities and I could have done so much better, especially without the module of death.
It has recently come to my attention that my University put me in for resits anyway, they are on Monday (20th August) and the University is about 200 miles away, so I have no study and no way to get there, and I think they are going to charge me just over £200 for the privilege.
Then I read these scare stories online that actually if you fail your resits or in my case don't turn up they kick you out??? Is this true?
Then there is one friend who thinks if I do ask to redo 1st year, because I'm doing 1st year, I will be expected to pay £9,000 fees, is that true? I've tried loads of google searches and nothing mentions what fees you pay in this scenario. I can't afford £9,000 fees I'm from a Working Class background, and I calculated that over 3 years paying 9K fees, and getting the 5K maintenance loan, added to the 8K I already owe, if I pay the higher fees I will owe over £50k!!!
Oh my god! You have to pay 50K? Nooo, it's not like, 100's of thousands of others do too! :O
I don't see how your background is relevant to your loan. You'll be paying it back at the same rate, only for longer.
most of them are, and would have no way of paying for the higher fees unless the lovely student loans company wasn't around
Ok so fees aren't my biggest worry. You're focusing on the fees.
It's things like will they let me restart the year on the same course, or on a very similar course which I would actually prefer, or will they kick me out for not attending resits? Because as I explained above, I didn't fill in the resit form as I had no intention of doing resits, but they've put me in for them anyway.
Can they punish me for not going to the resits?