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    Hello,

    Last year I got a place in University of Kent to do social work but since I was unsure if it was something I really wanted to pursue I deferred my entry to Sept 2015.

    During my gap year I've found a job I love and I've realised my true passion is for cooking and food. I know nothing about it, I just love doing it and this new job has made me really passionate about cooking. I've already had 3 jobs to do with food and it has made me want to pursue this path instead since I'm 100% sure now!

    But what can I do about my entry? Am I allowed to cancel it? Also what type of degrees would be good for the food industry?

    All ideas and suggestions welcome since I'm really confused at the moment.

    Thank you.
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    (Original post by reireichan)
    Hello,

    Last year I got a place in University of Kent to do social work but since I was unsure if it was something I really wanted to pursue I deferred my entry to Sept 2015.

    During my gap year I've found a job I love and I've realised my true passion is for cooking and food. I know nothing about it, I just love doing it and this new job has made me really passionate about cooking. I've already had 3 jobs to do with food and it has made me want to pursue this path instead since I'm 100% sure now!

    But what can I do about my entry? Am I allowed to cancel it? Also what type of degrees would be good for the food industry?

    All ideas and suggestions welcome since I'm really confused at the moment.

    Thank you.
    You can pull out at any time - even as late as simply not turning up for the course in autumn.

    It's good manners to let a university know as soon as you're sure though - especially for courses like social work where numbers are regulated it means they know they can give your place to someone else.

    On food industry degrees there are very limited options UCB is one of the few HE providers that have developed from catering/food colleges so might be worth a look (http://www.ucb.ac.uk/courses/finder....hortCourses=on ) but I'd suggest contacting people in the industry for the best advice on what training to take - a degree may not be the best route.
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    (Original post by reireichan)
    Hello,

    Last year I got a place in University of Kent to do social work but since I was unsure if it was something I really wanted to pursue I deferred my entry to Sept 2015.

    During my gap year I've found a job I love and I've realised my true passion is for cooking and food. I know nothing about it, I just love doing it and this new job has made me really passionate about cooking. I've already had 3 jobs to do with food and it has made me want to pursue this path instead since I'm 100% sure now!

    But what can I do about my entry? Am I allowed to cancel it? Also what type of degrees would be good for the food industry?

    All ideas and suggestions welcome since I'm really confused at the moment.

    Thank you.
    If you have a passion for food you could consider a degree in Culinary Arts Management, Bakery & Confectionery Technology or Food Development & Innovation. Read our profile if you want to find out more or visit UCB at our June Open Day
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    If you have a passion for food you could consider a degree in Culinary Arts Management, Bakery & Confectionery Technology or Food Development & Innovation. Read our profile if you want to find out more or visit UCB at our June Open Day
    It's nice that you're posting but repeatedly replying to posts from February probably isn't the best social media tactic.
 
 
 
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