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23-06-2012, 10:33   #1
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repeating the year

ok here goes,
I past first year with gpa of 2.96.

everyting was going well with college until second year..
a couple of weeks into second year, a family member died. then i was sick for a bit, then my son got pnumonia and was in hospital for a few weeks, then i got food poisioning, and other stuff happened aswel (long story!!).

anyway, i missed most of the first semester and pretty much all of the semester2.
i sat exams in january and only passed 1 or 2 subjects. didn't sit any in may.

I'm a mature student and would love to finish my course.

my question is, would i be able to start second year again? do it properly this time?
im not sure of the rules, regarding repeating a year.
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23-06-2012, 23:10   #2
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Yes you can repeat the year. However, upon repeating, you lose out on grants or back to education. What department are you? Have you considered talking this whole situation out with the head of department?
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Yes you can repeat the year. However, upon repeating, you lose out on grants or back to education. What department are you? Have you considered talking this whole situation out with the head of department?
ive left messages and waiting for someone to get back to me.

the social welfare told me that i can repeat a year once and still get BTEA. so happy days there!!

im doing elec engineering.
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ive left messages and waiting for someone to get back to me.

the social welfare told me that i can repeat a year once and still get BTEA. so happy days there!!

im doing elec engineering.
You'd want to find James Wrights number then. He's head of your department, as far as I know.
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ive left messages and waiting for someone to get back to me.

the social welfare told me that i can repeat a year once and still get BTEA. so happy days there!!

im doing elec engineering.
You'd want to find James Wrights number then. He's head of your department, as far as I know.
thats correct. i'll try get in touch with him.
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thats correct. i'll try get in touch with him.
Best of luck with your studies. God knows I always hated Electronic Engineering.
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thats correct. i'll try get in touch with him.
Best of luck with your studies. God knows I always hated Electronic Engineering.
sent an email to james.

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way to take up someone elses seat for the new year
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way to take up someone elses seat for the new year
No need to be a dick.
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way to take up someone elses seat for the new year
These type of responses are not welcome around here. This is your one and only warning.

Guys and girls, please report any posts which you have a problem with.

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way to take up someone elses seat for the new year
i just hope its your seat
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i just hope its your seat
Mackeire please read my previous post. That warning goes for everybody. Please leave the little snide comments out of here.
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i just hope its your seat

wouldnt be my seat , im not a waster like you
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All the silly comments aside, I reckon you just have to repeat the subjects you missed / didn't pass.
So what ever the subjects you passed in January you wouldn't have to do but the rest you would.
Just my 2 cent either best of luck with it
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i just hope its your seat

wouldnt be my seat , im not a waster like you
over 100 posts on boards in 1 week. you are either just a troll trying to wind people up or just have no life at all.

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