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    How many hours of work Can I do being a full time dependant student without it affecting my student finance? Thanks
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    48 hours a day
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    (Original post by angryunicorn)
    48 hours a day
    48 a day? 🤔🙄
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    (Original post by Kirstybev12)
    48 a day? 🤔🙄
    HAHAHAHA fooled you noone can do that....in all seriousness i think about 17 a week is sort of the max.
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    I did some research and it depends on your university. Some don't allow u during term time and others recommend less than 10. However, most students say 15-20 hours per week is doable. So it depends on your unis policies and what you think u can do hope this actually helps
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    (Original post by angryunicorn)
    I did some research and it depends on your university. Some don't allow u during term time and others recommend less than 10. However, most students say 15-20 hours per week is doable. So it depends on your unis policies and what you think u can do hope this actually helps
    Thank you..
    I just don’t want to loose my finance by going over the hour limit by like one hour.. I phoned student finance and they said there is no limit but maybe they didn’t know my finance is on my income not parents
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    You've done the right thing. It seems like you can do as many hours as you like. I'm no expert but I'd suggest starting with little hours and building up when you get a sense of work load and lecture times.
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    (Original post by Kirstybev12)
    Thank you..
    I just don’t want to loose my finance by going over the hour limit by like one hour.. I phoned student finance and they said there is no limit but maybe they didn’t know my finance is on my income not parents
    If Student Finance has told you that, at least it's a good grounds to work off for now! Just make sure to not overcommit yourself in terms of work-uni balance, even if you're technically allowed to work that many hours!
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    The only restrictions on students working is if you are an international student on a student visa. Then you are restricted to 20 hours a week during term time. Everyone else can work as much or as little as they like - I know of plenty of people who do the equivalent of a full time job. As stressed above though, I wouldn't recommend it unless you know you can properly balance your studies with working. There's little point commuting to a degree only to do it badly where you are working too much.
 
 
 
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