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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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    (Original post by jrw1990)
    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.
    Getting help is the first step which it looks like you've recognised. These things can take time though so you have to stick with it. No one has a magic wand. If you've confirmed that you're feeling the same way again then maybe this degree really isn't for you. You may want to consider leaving now so you have 3 years of funding left to start over. Talk to your personal tutor first and go from there. Chin up, everyone has false starts at some point in life (or lots of times!)
 
 
 
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