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#1 tupacshakur

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Posted 13 August 2005 - 11:45 PM

Someone said to me that the average number of weeks holidays for students at uni is / can go up to 25 weeks a year. Is that true?
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Posted 13 August 2005 - 11:48 PM

i did not get 25 weeks! i got bank holidays, christmas and easter....no local holidays eg september weekend are given. christmas was 2 weeks, easter 2 weeks and thats the main ones....but u are off from may til end of september so thats a long time

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Posted 14 August 2005 - 12:12 AM

my uni course is 30 weeks - 2 12 week teaching blocks, & 6 weeks of study leave/exams, 2 weeks in january & 4 in may/june. so that means 22 weeks are hols for me
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Posted 14 August 2005 - 11:05 AM

Terms at Cambridge are 8 weeks (or less) at a time, so we get a lot of holidays. (23-24 weeks of being there a year, including exams).
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Posted 15 January 2006 - 08:52 PM

There are only 22 weeks of classes at St Andrews. You get just over 3 months at summer, 2 weeks at xmas, 2 weeks after exams in january, a reading week (holiday for a week!) in november, 2 weeks for easter. You do have to work hard but it's great!!

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Posted 15 January 2006 - 10:08 PM

yeah you get great holidays when your an undergraduate! But to be honest can get a bit boring being off for so long in the summer. However I won't have that problem this year because going on a three month work placement at Berlin TU over the summer biggrin.gif Can't wait!





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