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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.
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    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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