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Can absence get you kicked out of college?

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    Apologies if this is in the wrong category - I have no idea how to work this, I'm new!

    Basically - I have been off 5 days (not in a row) since August-November (this is first term), but these 5 days have been spread over 3 weeks. We are allowed 10 authorised absences each term before they start to affect our attendance rate.

    I had a family emergency.. Then a sore throat to the point I couldn't talk or even drink water.. Then a UTI (I get these reoccurring and I cannot even leave the house due to the urge I feel sometimes)

    I email my lecturers and tell them first thing in the morning I won't be in, I view the day's lesson I missed on VLE, I also ask if I miss any work and I will do it from home but sometimes I just worry that my attendance and maybe my lecturer(s) outlook on it will seriously affect me progressing on to my next year.

    I suffer from severe anxiety so I'm not sure whether I'm just panicking - but I really am so worried, I would go in if I physically could but I can't.

    P.s. In progress of getting a doctors note, waiting for the doctors to open as we speak.. My course and lecturers are just so strict and I'm expecting the worst
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    From what you say each absence has had a justifiable reason, so I really doubt whether it will have any negative impact upon your record. You're also being proactive in catching up work, which is good. I really don't think you've got anything to worry about :-)
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    Yes it can get you kicked out even if 'justifiable', you'd probably get warned though. There should be a policy published somewhere or ask.
    A sore throat is pretty poor tbh, just don't talk and get some throat spray, I went into work when I couldn't talk last week. 5 days in 3 weeks is a lot!
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    Yeah it can, but it's not like you won't be warned first. And come on man, a sore throat doesn't stop you from going to class.
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    You should be fine.

    I got told off at uni for having 2 days off. (yes, really) I was actually ill for 6 weeks. Had to take one day off because I had a GP appointment and a rather unpleasant reaction to the medication they gave me. (which meant I could not physically go in)
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    You said you've been emailing them, so between that and the sick line you should be fine. I missed a few weeks of university due to illness but I kept in constant touch with my lecturers and classmates to make sure I didn't fall too far behind and still continued to meet any deadlines.*
 
 
 
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