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    PLEASE HELP!! I welcome any advice!

    So I am currently doing a Level 2 apprenticeship that finishes in 2019. I have accepted an offer to study at University of St Andrews in Sept 2018.

    -How do I quit?(never had a job before)

    -What would you do in my position?

    -Will they give me a bad reference for essentially 'lying' to them?

    Back Story:
    After college I had to get a job to help my mum pay rent and move to a cheaper place etc. In the interview I said I didn't want to go to uni (because I thought they wouldnt hire me otherwise and I needed money). The pay is good and it has helped but I hate going to work at this place and I can't imagine having a career there. But everyone keeps talking about career progression and I feel that I have only encouraged the belief that I want a long term career there because i'm not strong enough to say otherwise atm. I feel like a bad reference will tarnish my future job prospects.

    I suffer from social anxiety and depression and its been getting worst the more I think about confronting my manager but I know it has to be done. But the longer I dont say anything the worst this will get
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    You hand in your resignation in accordance with your notice period. That's all. You don't have to say why. Your reference won't be affected.
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    I'm just going to tag in Apprenticeships Advice as they should be able to help you with this
 
 
 
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