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    I'm sorry im new to Studentroom.

    I am/was a Mathematics Student in Bristol

    Outside of university I work at my dads shop at home, due to his health not being in good shape due to finances, age, diabetes etc. (a side note he has been trying to sell the business for some time)
    This caused me to work in the shop a lot more, giving him time to relax. Affecting my studies a tonne.

    Basically I failed 2nd year due to 1 module last year (14/15) On weekends i used to commute home and work in the shop losing all my revision timeresat it again this year(15/16) to which I failed I had to commute from home this year due to my dad needing me more than ever, I just lost a lot of revision time.


    I realllllly don't know what to do, do I appeal, or just give up?

    I was planning to be an accountant after Uni and yeah, i've got the 'My life is over' mentality :'(.

    Please give me any advice
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    (Original post by Tweetytwo)
    I'm sorry im new to Studentroom.

    I am/was a Mathematics Student

    Basically I failed 2nd year due to 1 module last year (14/15) and resat it again this year(15/16) to which I failed

    I realllllly don't know what to do, do I appeal, or just give up?

    I was planning to be an accountant after Uni and yeah, i've got the 'My life is over' mentality :'(.

    Please give me any advice
    You should have a 'grace' year of student finance funding, you might have to redo your second year
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    You should have a 'grace' year of student finance funding, you might have to redo your second year
    I've already done that and failed it again unfortunately
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    (Original post by Tweetytwo)
    I've already done that and failed it again unfortunately
    Did you have any extenuating circumstances or were you experiencing any unavoidable difficulties (on going illness, bereavement etc)
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    Hi, I am sorry you didn't pass the second year, can you repeat the exam you failed over the next couple of months and then if you pass move on to the third year.

    How about taking the module into the third year if you can do it.

    How about appealing their decision?
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    (Original post by Tweetytwo)
    I'm sorry im new to Studentroom.

    I am/was a Mathematics Student in Bristol

    Outside of university I work at my dads shop at home, due to his health not being in good shape due to finances, age, diabetes etc. (a side note he has been trying to sell the business for some time)
    This caused me to work in the shop a lot more, giving him time to relax. Affecting my studies a tonne.

    Basically I failed 2nd year due to 1 module last year (14/15) On weekends i used to commute home and work in the shop losing all my revision timeresat it again this year(15/16) to which I failed I had to commute from home this year due to my dad needing me more than ever, I just lost a lot of revision time.


    I realllllly don't know what to do, do I appeal, or just give up?

    I was planning to be an accountant after Uni and yeah, i've got the 'My life is over' mentality :'(.

    Please give me any advice
    can't you retake the exams ?
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    Sorry guys I'll come back later. Todays just hit me too hard
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    Do you have much in the way of evidence with respect to your dad's health? If so, that's wonderful - request him to write a covering letter as well as requesting one from your GP explaining your role and how the stress and commuting affected your ability to study.

    As you acted as the primary care-giver, and it was a moment of crisis where he was dependent on you, you'd probably win a year of Compelling Personal Reasons.

    The calculation for SFE funding is as follows

    Duration of course + one gift year + any Compelling Personal Reasons year(s) - previous years of study.
 
 
 
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