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    Hey guys, so I attended university about 2 years ago when I was 18, part way through the year (about 3-4 months after starting) my depression started getting the better of me. After that, I did a stupid thing and decided to stop attending my university all together on top of falling behind. Since I have social anxiety I would never ask for help from my lecturers or tutors for fear of being seem as dumb since everybody else seemed to have no problems with the course, this caused me to fall behind massively. I would just stay holed up in my room all day in my student halls without telling anyone, not even the university, that I stopped attending, I spent the rest of the year like this all the way up to June when I moved out and back home. I never told the Uni I was leaving the course and perceived to get a job and work for the last year and a half.

    Now after realizing that I don't want to be stuck in a dead end job for the rest of my life I want to go back to Uni and start the course over again. Since my first job as a waiter/bartender helped me with my social anxiety (I still have it but it's not as bad now) I think I have the confidence to go back and do it while asking for help if I'm stuck. Do you think me dropping out without telling the university people will have any complications for me applying for next year? All advice is appreciated
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    (Original post by Yaboku)
    Hey guys, so I attended university about 2 years ago when I was 18, part way through the year (about 3-4 months after starting) my depression started getting the better of me. After that, I did a stupid thing and decided to stop attending my university all together on top of falling behind. Since I have social anxiety I would never ask for help from my lecturers or tutors for fear of being seem as dumb since everybody else seemed to have no problems with the course, this caused me to fall behind massively. I would just stay holed up in my room all day in my student halls without telling anyone, not even the university, that I stopped attending, I spent the rest of the year like this all the way up to June when I moved out and back home. I never told the Uni I was leaving the course and perceived to get a job and work for the last year and a half.

    Now after realizing that I don't want to be stuck in a dead end job for the rest of my life I want to go back to Uni and start the course over again. Since my first job as a waiter/bartender helped me with my social anxiety (I still have it but it's not as bad now) I think I have the confidence to go back and do it while asking for help if I'm stuck. Do you think me dropping out without telling the university people will have any complications for me applying for next year? All advice is appreciated
    If you're wanting to apply to the same uni and course, you may have problems. Some unis don't accept people back onto the course if they've left. If you do want the same uni and course, you would need to contact them to see what they say.
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    If you're wanting to apply to the same uni and course, you may have problems. Some unis don't accept people back onto the course if they've left. If you do want the same uni and course, you would need to contact them to see what they say.
    Alright will do cheers man
 
 
 
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