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    Hi there, this is my first post...I guess I'm just after some advice regarding my current situation.

    I have made many attempts at Higher Education - overall I have attempted 4 degrees - three full time and one part time, and I have withdrawn from all of them for health reasons, except for the part time degree, which quickly became apparent was the wrong course.


    I have excellent High School grades - straight A's but was never able to make the transition to University study in large part due to a mental health diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, where I was treated as an inpatient, under Section, 4 times over the years.

    Having been with my current partner nearly four years, and in a stable living situation, I am desperate to return to university and leave the repetitive job I am in. I would like to study Chemistry, which I completed one year of previously at Leeds University with the result of a 1st.

    I would like to start from the beginning, as it has been a while since I withdrew (2010). I am just unsure as to the student finance implications i.e would I get funding, and if the department would be prepared to take me back, owing that I became somewhat ill the first time around.

    Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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    (Original post by alohamora)
    Hi there, this is my first post...I guess I'm just after some advice regarding my current situation.

    I have made many attempts at Higher Education - overall I have attempted 4 degrees - three full time and one part time, and I have withdrawn from all of them for health reasons, except for the part time degree, which quickly became apparent was the wrong course.


    I have excellent High School grades - straight A's but was never able to make the transition to University study in large part due to a mental health diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, where I was treated as an inpatient, under Section, 4 times over the years.

    Having been with my current partner nearly four years, and in a stable living situation, I am desperate to return to university and leave the repetitive job I am in. I would like to study Chemistry, which I completed one year of previously at Leeds University with the result of a 1st.

    I would like to start from the beginning, as it has been a while since I withdrew (2010). I am just unsure as to the student finance implications i.e would I get funding, and if the department would be prepared to take me back, owing that I became somewhat ill the first time around.

    Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
    Did you use compelling personal reasons to get a year back in the past?
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    I did use medical evidence in order to gain personal finance when I attempted my third degree, Computer Science, which lasted for one year. Could I claim this again, or is their some kind of limit?
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    (Original post by alohamora)
    I did use medical evidence in order to gain personal finance when I attempted my third degree, Computer Science, which lasted for one year. Could I claim this again, or is their some kind of limit?
    Sorry I mean, student finance, not personal
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    (Original post by alohamora)
    I did use medical evidence in order to gain personal finance when I attempted my third degree, Computer Science, which lasted for one year. Could I claim this again, or is their some kind of limit?
    As your situation is quite complex i m not sure but there probably is a limit, you're going to have to speak to someone at sfe to get this cleared up really.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    As your situation is quite complex i m not sure but there probably is a limit, you're going to have to speak to someone at sfe to get this cleared up really.
    Thank you yeah I will call them
 
 
 
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