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    • Sonnyj
    • By Sonnyj 14th Mar 17, 5:52 PM
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    College Charges
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    • 14th Mar 17, 5:52 PM
    College Charges 14th Mar 17 at 5:52 PM
    First of all I'm sorry if this is in the wrong topic. Didn't really know where it belongs.

    Right, my SO is at college studying "Advanced diploma in Media makeup".
    We have so far paid out over 1000 in makeup related materials, make up, brushes, hair kits and the list goes on.

    Her final synoptic is on the 22/3/17. Today is the 14th March. I need to attend college all day for her to use me as a model for a full body paint thingy (I don't know the technical terms in her profession) anyway, she has been informed TODAY that she must pay 80 for her clients to come in OR ELSE she won't get her final certificate. I've gone in for her many times before, and paid a couple of quid here and there but I think this is straight out taking the biscuit. We have not been informed about this cost prior to today (ever). She is 19 and her level 3 course is goverment funded. Her lecturer recently mentioned the college is run like a business, and I want to know if I'm legal responsible to pay them. If I have to, or if they can even withhold the qualification. I've tried to give you as much information as possible, although some important information might of been missed. Any help would be Grately appreciated.

    PS. We are no wealthy family. Struggle to get by and 80 is a big ask with a weeks notice.
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    • grumbler
    • By grumbler 14th Mar 17, 6:22 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 6:22 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 6:22 PM
    First of all I'm sorry if this is in the wrong topic. Didn't really know where it belongs.
    Originally posted by Sonnyj
    I suggest Student Money Saving board.
    Last edited by grumbler; 14-03-2017 at 6:31 PM.
    We are born naked, wet and hungry...Then things get worse.

    .withdrawal, NOT withdrawel ..bear with me, NOT bare with me
    .definitely, NOT definately ......separate, NOT seperate
    should have, NOT should of
    .....guaranteed, NOT guarenteed
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 14th Mar 17, 9:30 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 9:30 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 9:30 PM
    Moved to Student Money Savings where you may get more help.

    Westie983
    Save 12k in 2017 #16 Total 9475/12000 78.95%
    Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10 #97 Total (252) +158/500 = 82.00% ( x 10)
    Xmas 2017 1 a Day #6 Total 140/365 = 38.35%
    Virtual Sealed Pot #1 Total 600/1000 = 60.00%
    2 Savers Club 2017 #3 Total (1450)+50/2000 = 75.00%
    Total 12125.00/15865 = 76.42%


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