It’s Official – I am a Student!

I FINALLY received confirmation that my Student Fee Loan had been approved yesterday.

YAAAAAAYYYYY!

I am now officially a student with the Open University and will begin studying for a BA (Hons) In English Literature and Creative Writing from October 3rd.

This is a huge deal for me because i have alreadys regretted not going to Uni and studying for a degree when I was younger. It was the right decision, because I had no idea what I wanted to do with myself, but it is something I feel is missing from my life experience.

My bestie is also starting Uni this year to become a Nurse. She’s going to be going full time and i’m mega excited for her. We became friends in College (the UK College, not the same as Uni) and studied together so it’s great that we will have someone to share our mature student experiences with. I will still be working full time with part time study on top so this spells the beginning of a hugely busy time in my life.

I am extremely lucky that I have an awesome boyfriend to support me. His dad is donating a desk to me so I don’t need to buy one, and he is already making sure that I have planned out study time (whilst allowing for a weekly date-night that is dedicated to spending with him.)

It has been a REALLY long time since i have felt this positive about something. Long may it continue!

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10 comments

  1. Good luck! I’m just starting an access course with the OU then next year will be embarking on the BA hons English Language and Literature degree. Like you I didn’t go to uni when I was younger, which in hindsight was the right thing. 18 years and two kids later I am about go back to study 😮

    I’ll enjoy reading about your OU journey.

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