Studying full time and working full time. Possible?

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Is it? I don't have experience regarding UK universities, hence asking. I got a job offer that involves working for 4 days a week. How flexible the classes in uni can be?
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In uni you are given a timetable, if you miss lectures and don’t catch up you’ll be in trouble, if you miss a lot of lectures you’ll be kicked. It depends on the difficulty of your course, but generally I would say having a full time job whilst at uni is quite difficult to do, you’ll have little free time and your grades might suffer.
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In uni you are given a timetable, if you miss lectures and don’t catch up you’ll be in trouble, if you miss a lot of lectures you’ll be kicked. It depends on the difficulty of your course, but generally I would say having a full time job whilst at uni is quite difficult to do, you’ll have little free time and your grades might suffer.
Thanks for your response. Do lower tier universities tend to have flexible schedule/ have classes less days a week than higher tier ones? Maybe that can be a way to fit in work
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'Possible' but generally considered stupid, egotistical and self destructive tbh (sorry, truth). Expect 0 flex from your uni on this as they expect a commitment

(My uni strongly advised students with PART time jobs to quit them due to workload... and they would make up the lost wages from discretionary funding, so they weren't bluffing)

If you are determined to work then part time study or Open Uni might be more appropriate? That's the only way you will have any significant control over your schedule imo
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(Original post by StriderHort)
'Possible' but generally considered stupid, egotistical and self destructive tbh (sorry, truth). Expect 0 flex from your uni on this as they expect a commitment

(My uni strongly advised students with PART time jobs to quit them due to workload... and they would make up the lost wages from discretionary funding, so they weren't bluffing)

If you are determined to work then part time study or Open Uni might be more appropriate? That's the only way you will have any significant control over your schedule imo
Which university was this?
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Which university was this?
SRUC (one of the sort of proto/poly unis still working through their accreditation process) - I can't say whether that's a standard policy of theirs but that's what was offered when I was there, a few folk in my class took them up on it.
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