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study nursing fulltime but help with childcare?

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gtedder1 Thu 06-Dec-12 22:48:36

hiya :-)

I am considering studying nursing at uni fulltime. have a baby boy who is 11months old at the moment. Does anyone know if i can get help with childcare costs? i am a single parent on benefits.

Also is this actually do-able? or would i be taking on too much? please advise!!!!

boomting Fri 07-Dec-12 12:03:43

Yes, there's help towards your childcare costs,-parents%27-learning-allowance-and-tax-credits.aspx

This is in addition to the maintenance loan, maintenance grant, and bursary from the university.

boomting Fri 07-Dec-12 12:04:41,-parents%27-learning-allowance-and-tax-credits.aspx

GhostShip Wed 19-Dec-12 21:29:53

You can get up to 80% of childcare costs paid.

Go for it! Just remember it's a very demanding course, and you will be expected to do nights/days/weekends (sometimes in the same week) in different locations that might not be easy for you to access

good luck

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