A friend of mine is currently pregnant and at university. It's a struggle but I don't see anything wrong with it.
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- 31-12-2012 15:09
(Original post by Qwertyuioplkjhgfds)
- 31-12-2012 15:21
Did you get pregnant at University? Or know anybody that did?
I'm in my second year, and I'm due in February.
I have to write a 500 word opinion piece on the subject, so if any pregnant student or former student is interested in answering a few quick questions on how they coped I'd love to hear from you!
That said, there's a girl on my course (we're just over 3 months in now...) who I've been told is 10 weeks pregnant. Lecturer told us that as long as we complete our degree within 5 year of commencement (our degree is 3 years long) then it's fine. So, she could take a year out if she wanted to, or even 2 years, then rejoin with 2nd years when she's done. I take my hat off to people that make it work and make great parents but I know that I couldn't be one of them.
Oooh I also forgot to say, I also have a friend who goes to uni, but I assume it's long distance learning because she lives permanantly in Newcastle, but studies in Leeds, so I take it she goes there every month or so to seek guidance and support but she seems to managing. I find some of her status' amusing on Facebook: "Just finished my 1500 word assignment, and now I'm off out to brave the weather and buy some clothes for Gracie-Rose. Got my scan tomorrow morning then more uni work!" She seems busy all of the time, and although it sometimes seems difficult and exhausting, she seems to be doing a good job and managingLast edited by Jadelyndsey; 31-12-2012 at 15:26.