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    Hi all- I'm really in need of advice
    I failed my second year initially and was granted first attempt which meant my fees were waived- so 13/14 was my 'gift year'- but I left and was given temporarily leave. My student support told me my fees would be waived again.

    I didn't even realise my fees would be affected. I only found out as I am looking to transfer universities to wales and was ringing sf to see if things would change did she inform me

    The advisor stated that id used my gift year and wasn't entitled to a loan or a grant. She said however that a CPR form would be considered, letter from a doctor or the university. And that it's unusual that they ignore circumstances. However after reading a few threads - it seems as though they are really strict?

    My circumstances are related to sexual abuse by my brother which affected many avenues of my life. Will they sympathise?

    My degree is a three year programme
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    Guys please help I'm going out of my mind
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    (Original post by Red army)
    Hi all- I'm really in need of advice
    I failed my second year initially and was granted first attempt which meant my fees were waived- so 13/14 was my 'gift year'- but I left and was given temporarily leave. My student support told me my fees would be waived again.

    I didn't even realise my fees would be affected. I only found out as I am looking to transfer universities to wales and was ringing sf to see if things would change did she inform me

    The advisor stated that id used my gift year and wasn't entitled to a loan or a grant. She said however that a CPR form would be considered, letter from a doctor or the university. And that it's unusual that they ignore circumstances. However after reading a few threads - it seems as though they are really strict?


    My circumstances are related to sexual abuse by my brother which affected many avenues of my life. Will they sympathise?

    My degree is a three year programme
    I don't see what the question is. You have extenuating circumstances clearly and the lady from student finance said you will need a letter to prove it.
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    My question and worry was that, SF have a record or apparently not granting many people the funds, when the circumstances were evident. So I'm worried it may not work out for me. I can't self find my second year so I'm screwed.

    I have a sick note in my records,
    A letter from a family friend who's a GP
    And I can also receive a letter from the university. I thought that was concrete evidence but I've read a few people say they had pages upon pages, clearly backing their situation and they didn't receive it.

    If they didn't accept, would I be able to use my maintenance loan to pay my tuition fees?
 
 
 
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