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    So I've got an offer for SHU to start in September for Graphic design. Im basically REALLY confused, I have a part time job where I design Kitchens & bathrooms and I really enjoy it there.

    I know that the job would offer be a full time permanent position if I didn't go to uni but I feel like I'm not myself when I'm there, I'm not sure on what I'd do after uni but obviously it would opens more doors. My tutors at college think it would be a waste of my "talent" if I didn't go to uni. Shall I work more in the summer and if I really enjoy it just decline uni or bite the bullet and decide pro uni?
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    If you have a job that you enjoy and you want to continue doing, then it might be a good idea to defer uni for a while. There's no reason why you couldn't re-apply to uni in a year or two. Getting some proper work experience will help focus your ideas and help you decide what you really want to do in life. See how you feel after the summer, if you want to go to uni then go, but don't force yourself.
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    Agree with snufkin. You are getting something more valuable which is actual work experience. Its not a race so dont commit yourself to spending £50,000 until you know whether you want it and what it is you want. Things become clear eventually after a 1,2,3,4 years or however long it takes. In the meanime get experience but just as importantly save money as that will make your uni experience even better should you decide to go. Do keep up some research whilst you are working and maybe create a portfolio. the research should keep asking yourself do you want to go? If so, then where? To do what?
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