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    University wants me to provide contact details of my work experience referee.
    I will be undergoing a hospital volunteering in January (which is pretty late) and the person managing volunteering said that she does not make references. Therefore I don't think I will be able to put her as my referee. Which is a shame because the experience I will be doing then will be a strong one.
    So I'm thinking of contacting the place where I had work experience during Highschool. This means that it has been 2 years and they probably don't remember me.
    So I'm really stuck. I don't even know what to say if I call them. "Hi, my name is beep beep beep I had work experience in beep hospital home two years ago. I'd like to ask if I can put someone to be my work experience referee for university?" it just sound really weird... I'm not very good with phone conversations orz. Is there better way of phrasing it.

    Any advice on what I should do? My place at university feels at risk.
 
 
 

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