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    I know it's absolutely ridiculous but I'm hoping to go away for 4 days in November (course starts in September). I'm well aware that I will have to do plenty of catch up if it's allowed. What are the rules? Is it acceptable?
    Studying OT at South Bank.
    Many thanks for your responses.
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    Unis don't usually check your attendance so no one will know
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    surely once youre out of free education then its up to you
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    Nobody will care at all dude.
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    OK thanks, will I need to let my lecturers know?
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    Probably best to get a signed letter of absence from a parent otherwise they might put you in a detention.

    In all seriousness just do it.
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    Four days is more like an illness than a holiday.
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    My uni takes registers for lectures and seminars. I was away for 4 weeks because I developed a heart problem.Next thing I know, I get a very rude letter from uni about my attendance. Wiped the floor with the Admin.
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    No one will even notice you're gone lol. Well for lectures anyway. Any seminars or workshops you can always email the lecturer to tell them. You're not going to miss much in 4 days.
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    (Original post by Thomasunde92)
    I know it's absolutely ridiculous but I'm hoping to go away for 4 days in November (course starts in September). I'm well aware that I will have to do plenty of catch up if it's allowed. What are the rules? Is it acceptable?
    Studying OT at South Bank.
    Many thanks for your responses.
    Hello

    Generally, you don't have to tell university that you're going on holiday.
    At the end of the day, you are paying to go to university and it's your choice whether you attend or not - obviously if you miss a certain amount of days you'll get kicked off the course but that's only in extreme case.

    Just go and make sure you have a way to catch up on your work.

    Best of luck
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    (Original post by JustGeorgeJ)
    Hello

    Generally, you don't have to tell university that you're going on holiday.
    At the end of the day, you are paying to go to university and it's your choice whether you attend or not - obviously if you miss a certain amount of days you'll get kicked off the course but that's only in extreme case.

    Just go and make sure you have a way to catch up on your work.

    Best of luck
    Thanks George, I won't do it if it's going to be a problem. I think I'll contact the university tomorrow and ask them.
 
 
 
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