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    ...... How many hours do you intend to do, or do you do? Do you find it hard to work at weekends because you may choose to go home on certain weekends?
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    hey, in my first year i worked 16 hrs while at hr 4 days of the week and my course involved alot of working at home. i must admit i found it hard and feel i didnt do my best with my uni work sometimes coz i didnt have the time or would be to tired after work.

    i start my second year in sept and its suppost to be alot tougher and i dont really know if i could work aswell.
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    When I did bar work I was doing two or three nights a week. Now I do paintball and it's about sixteen- twenty hours a week.
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    (Original post by Singh42)
    ...... How many hours do you intend to do, or do you do? Do you find it hard to work at weekends because you may choose to go home on certain weekends?
    If your going to do a part-time job try and make it one that will benefit you. My sister worked for a company whilst full time at university, they paid for her (alongside her degree) to do several management courses and buisnesses courses. She averaged a 30-40 hour week, still managed to get a 2:1, still managed to go out and have fun, employers are now falling over themselves to employ her.

    Just remember employers will look at different things apart from just what degree you did and the result, they want to know about what you did in your spare time, and the different things you have to offer that make you as an individual stand out.
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    (Original post by Ruhr_Phantom)
    If your going to do a part-time job try and make it one that will benefit you. My sister worked for a company whilst full time at university, they paid for her (alongside her degree) to do several management courses and buisnesses courses. She averaged a 30-40 hour week, still managed to get a 2:1, still managed to go out and have fun, employers are now falling over themselves to employ her.

    Just remember employers will look at different things apart from just what degree you did and the result, they want to know about what you did in your spare time, and the different things you have to offer that make you as an individual stand out.
    How did she manage to find a company that financially supported her? What did they get out of it (the company)?
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    (Original post by Singh42)
    How did she manage to find a company that financially supported her? What did they get out of it (the company)?
    I don't think I was making myself very clear. She was working, doing a job, therefore she was getting paid. It was not them dishing out money for her to study (her degree) she paid for that herself.

    The fact she was good at her job meant they were willing to pay her to go on management courses, therefore she could do a management job within the company. They were not just dishing stuff out, she worked hard for it and she was lucky I guess as well that they were willing to invest in her.

    There are companies who will sponsor you to do degrees, as will the armed services but you would have to look into that.
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    I worked about 10 hrs a week while at uni. Not much, but it brought in an extra bit of money. If I wanted to go home for the weekend I just had to book the time off in advance. Plus, I worked alone on Sundays (in a shop) and so with no other members of staff in and usually few employees I got loads of reading done! (And customers tended to stop treating me like some terrible thicko when they saw the complete works of shakespeare stashed behind the till....)
 
 
 
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