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Post: # 237646Post Clarry
Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:42 pm

After doing things all completely back to front and feeling like a bit of a failure - I have finally finished my degree - and I got a 1st :cheers:

For anyone thinking of a career change, go for it! I can't say it was easy doing a degree with a house and a little one to look after (and working part time for some of it) but it was so worth it. I even got married, moved house and did a teaching qualification in the middle of it.

I don't have A levels, and I also got told at uni I have dyspraxia and a few other problems, so if I can do it anyone can. Just go for it!!

Now I just need to find a job.............. :lol: Anyone need an environmental scientist?

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Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:49 pm

congratulations!!!! :wav:
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Post: # 237649Post RuthG
Wed Jul 06, 2011 10:23 pm

Congratulations, well done! :cheers:

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Post: # 237654Post baldybloke
Wed Jul 06, 2011 10:54 pm

Concerning the title of the post, I was thinking of the Librarian at the Unseen University (Terry Pratchett's Discworld books). Anyway congratulations on your acheivement. I know how hard it must have been as I have studied with the OU a while back.In the end I had to stop due to heavy work related commitments.
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Post: # 237669Post StripyPixieSocks
Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:40 am

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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Post: # 237671Post tisme
Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:47 am

Well done and thanks for sharing your dyspraxia. I didn't even know what that was and had to look it up now I think I have it :iconbiggrin:

Congrats

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Post: # 237674Post Green Aura
Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:06 am

Well done Clarry. :cheers:

When I saw the title I thought it was a thread about mice :roll: :lol:
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Post: # 237675Post Clarry
Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:29 am

Green Aura wrote:Well done Clarry. :cheers:

When I saw the title I thought it was a thread about mice :roll: :lol:
Ha ha no! :lol:

Thank you everybody.

It was really hard at times (there were many tears!) but I think anyone who's considering going back to study should go for it.

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Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:36 am

Well Done :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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Post: # 237690Post bonniethomas06
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:40 am

That is fabulous news Clarry, well done. I am sure employers will be well impressed that you have juggled so much and still came out with a 1st. What an inspiration! And so many things you can do with it.

I salute you :salute:
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Post: # 237701Post that_sarah_girl
Thu Jul 07, 2011 1:09 pm

well done!! that's brilliant!

I'm actually pretty jealous. I've been attempting a home-learning course over the last couple of years, but recently decided to quit. I'm just not the intellectual type I guess, and found it incredibly hard to fit coursework and studying around the kids, house, and working full-time (amongst other personal issues) :( hopefully I'll have the guts and the will to stick to it in a few years once things have settled down for me at home.

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Post: # 237942Post Thomzo
Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:18 pm

Congratulations. That's really well done.

I started an OU course a few years ago. I'm still only half way through it. I know how much hard work it is.

Good luck with the job hunting.

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Post: # 237972Post Wombat
Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:01 am

woo hoo! :cheers:
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Post: # 237978Post growingthings
Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:47 am

Congratulations! I'm sure life will seem a breeze after all you've been up to!
:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


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Post: # 237984Post george
Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:47 am

Congratulations! That is a great achievement.

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