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    Hi,

    I'm 25. I've been working since age 18. Currently in FT employment in Media and IT but leaving in September to start a computer science course.

    About 2 months ago, I applied for a part time position in the civil service (20 hrs, evenings, Monday-Fri) doing admin assist on the CRB checks.I got an invite for assessment and interview today but thinking about it more and more I just worry this is gonna be too much.

    My commute to Uni is gonna be about an hour and 10 mins in the first year because I'm doing a foundation year off-campus. I don't know what the time commitments are with regard to the foundation year, but I know I only have to be there for classes, so if I don't have one until 12, I don't need to be in until 12.

    I would then have to commute back and pull a 6-10 shift every Mon-Fri.

    I'll have the weekends free.

    I would really like to do both (Not least because I'll be pulling in £192 a week on top of the maintenance loan) but obviously the course would be more important. Do you think it's doable?Thanks
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    Tbh sounds like a waste of time. I'd bin the lot if I were you.
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    I work 20 hours a week along side uni during the evenings so yeah its possible, providing your lectures dont clash =)
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    I decided it couldn't be done.

    I would essentially be working 18 hour days Mon-Fri with no time to either study or relax. I'd be getting up at 6:30 and wouldn't stop until 22:30. The weekend would have been mostly spent recovering from the week.

    Much more sensible to opt for a Weekend job somewhere.
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    (Original post by Prefetch)
    I decided it couldn't be done.

    I would essentially be working 18 hour days Mon-Fri with no time to either study or relax. I'd be getting up at 6:30 and wouldn't stop until 22:30. The weekend would have been mostly spent recovering from the week.

    Much more sensible to opt for a Weekend job somewhere.
    I did a 2 year foundation degree and progressing onto the top up degree in September. During term time I do 3 days a week and doing between 16-28 hours so it's doable. But if you feel like it won't clash with uni then go for it and good luck in your job search


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