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    So I do an art course: Film. It's at an all arts Uni also.

    Last year(2nd Semester) I started having serious doubts about my course, and about Uni in general. The course I'm doing is good, but I don't think it's for me. I want to do something more academic I've realized like Biology something I always wanted to do but thought I wasn't smart enough for. So I'm looking into foundation course.

    As for uni life, Last year I had a few friends but they were always busy and we only saw each now and then.So I was very much alone. This caused me to fall into the worst depression and loneliness stage I've ever experienced. I tried to get help, but the uni services said it'd take 6 weeks for me to get an appointment and even then the counselor didn't help in the way I thought I needed (I guess I should have been more patient). I wanted to leave then are there.

    Despite this my summer at home was great, I felt a lot better and more positive and decided Maybe I should go back and see if anything changes.

    It hasn't, Now I'm in my 2nd week back, and it's all happening again. I know and pretty sure I want to change course and uni. But I'm not sure if it's worth it now that I'm in the second year. On top of that, I want to change course, meaning I'd have to start again in year 1 or year 0. More money..., I know I could transfer, but film degree credits aren't worth any to any Bsc Degree.

    Thank you if you managed to read all this, any help or advice would be much appreciated.

    If you change uni and course, make sure you pick a course that will really interest you and that you know you're going to enjoy. I was exactly like you, where I went back in second year and I left after a few weeks because I hated it, my depression was taking over. I dropped out and took a year out and went to a different uni and did a different course. I was barely passing at my first uni, and I ended up graduating from my second uni last year with a First in my degree. So I honestly think it's completely worth it if you aren't enjoying it, I'm an example of that.

    Of course it's a lot to think about in terms of money (I went to uni first when fees were £3k, and the second time I went I'd just missed the threshold and ended up paying £9k), and be aware that student finance will only fund you for so many years. They classed my few weeks in second year as a whole year, and my parents had to pay for my first year at my uni (a horrible £8k which they at least knocked down from £9k), but I was abroad in my second year so my fees weren't as high as they would've been had I been at my UK uni the whole three years.
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