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    I'm currently in uni (2nd uni in 1st year) but hate it so much (with debt and mundane life and all you get is a piece of paper saying you have a degree). I don't know whether it's too late for me (I'm 21). Do I need to drop out of uni to apply, since you're not allowed to be in full time education if entering apprenticeships?
    and would my funding be an issue?
    Thx in advance.
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    (Original post by ddsizebra)
    I'm currently in uni (2nd uni in 1st year) but hate it so much (with debt and mundane life and all you get is a piece of paper saying you have a degree). I don't know whether it's too late for me (I'm 21). Do I need to drop out of uni to apply, since you're not allowed to be in full time education if entering apprenticeships?
    and would my funding be an issue?
    Thx in advance.
    Careers adviser at your uni about whether to leave.. It is worrying this is your second attempt. If you can get a good degree that is useful and it would only be another 18 months? I believe you can apply for apprenticeships now, but you would obviously have to drop out if offered one and you took it up. I dont believe you have to drop out to apply.

    Try contacting these people for more specialist advice.

    National Apprenticeship Help Desk:
    Email – [email protected] .gov.uk
    Telephone: 0800 015 0400


    Your choice but if i had the chance f getting a decent degree then id stick it out.
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    I'm just tagging in Apprenticeships Advice as they should be able to help with this
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    Apprentice extra Might have some more useful comments to add about the extra card, too
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    (Original post by ddsizebra)
    I'm currently in uni (2nd uni in 1st year) but hate it so much (with debt and mundane life and all you get is a piece of paper saying you have a degree). I don't know whether it's too late for me (I'm 21). Do I need to drop out of uni to apply, since you're not allowed to be in full time education if entering apprenticeships?
    and would my funding be an issue?
    Thx in advance.
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    Apprentice extra Might have some more useful comments to add about the extra card, too
    Hello - Whatever career option you decide, you can still access NUS benefits through the NUS extra and Apprentice extra cards. For example, if you decide to apply for an apprenticeship, you can access 100's of UK discounts and offers making your hard earned cash stretch a little further! Just visit - https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/
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    (Original post by ddsizebra)
    I'm currently in uni (2nd uni in 1st year) but hate it so much (with debt and mundane life and all you get is a piece of paper saying you have a degree). I don't know whether it's too late for me (I'm 21). Do I need to drop out of uni to apply, since you're not allowed to be in full time education if entering apprenticeships?
    and would my funding be an issue?
    Thx in advance.
    Hi there,

    I'm sad to hear that you aren't enjoying university! There is good news, as long as you are 16 or over and not in full time education you can apply for an apprenticeship. Unfortunately that would mean you would not be able to complete a university course.

    If you are looking for apprenticeships try using this search site:
    https://www.findapprenticeship.servi...ticeshipsearch

    The site above helps you filter your results based on your location and preferences

    Hope this helps and good luck!
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    Hi there,

    I'm sad to hear that you aren't enjoying university! There is good news, as long as you are 16 or over and not in full time education you can apply for an apprenticeship. Unfortunately that would mean you would not be able to complete a university course.

    If you are looking for apprenticeships try using this search site:
    https://www.findapprenticeship.servi...ticeshipsearch

    The site above helps you filter your results based on your location and preferences

    Hope this helps and good luck!
    What did you mean by not completing university course? As in I won't be able to apply to degree apprenticeships?
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    (Original post by ddsizebra)
    What did you mean by not completing university course? As in I won't be able to apply to degree apprenticeships?
    Hi there,

    Sorry if I wasn't clear. To apply for an apprenticeship you cannot be in full time education, as you are at university now, you would need to discontinue your course at university in order to be eligible to apply for an apprenticeship.

    Hope that makes sense
 
 
 
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