Single Mum Life,  Student Life

I’m Returning To College

I’m Returning To College. Hey everyone, I hope you are well. In today’s post, I am excited to share that I officially return to college in August 2021. “I am thrilled! I even cried when I received the email with the job offer. You have no idea how difficult this journey has been for me. If you’ve been following my story through my previous posts, such as “The End of An Era,” you’ll understand.”

I’m Returning To College

Why Have I decided to go back?

The simple answer is It’s Now or Never! Next week, my mum is leaving the UK, which means I will be here alone with my daughter. Companies are closing down, so few day jobs will be in town. Not for now, anyway. If I try to apply next year, I am 4 years behind. Plus, I’m not getting younger and want to give my daughter and myself a better future. It is a risk I am taking as the coronavirus seems to be affecting more students than last year. I hope we do a blended learning schedule where I can study online safely at home.

What course?

I applied for an HNC (Higher National Certificate) in Administration and Information Technology at college. In a previous post, I mentioned that I got into college for an HND (Higher National Diploma) in Administration and Information Technology in 2019, but had to drop out due to financial issues. It was a heart-wrenching experience for me, and I felt like I had disappointed my daughter and jeopardized her future. However, I was fortunate to have a well-paying job that could support my family. I had plans to go back to college in 2020, but Covid-19 put a halt to that. This year, I decided to reapply, and to my delight, I got accepted!


I started this journey in 2006 when I finished Secondary School and went to college to study Administration because I wanted to work in an office environment. However, due to life circumstances, I couldn’t move on to complete the course. Based on my results, the course lecturer told me I would never progress to the Higher National level. That broke my heart; no words can explain how I felt.

Despite everything, I decided not to give up and fight hard. I went back and forth to college, studying everything and anything I got my hands on. And now, finally, I’m in! I can see myself in my graduation gown and on stage collecting my Diploma in 2023, and wow, it’s a fantastic feeling already. You all pray for me. I’m going in and not coming out without my Diploma. If there are any tools or resources out there that I can use to help me through, of which you may know, please let me know. I need all the support that I can get.


If you’re looking to get back into education but don’t know where to start, opting to study with Learnnow or a similar course provider may be an excellent option. With a wide range of courses and programs, you can choose the one that best suits your needs and interests. Whether you’re looking to gain new skills, improve your career prospects, or pursue a passion, online education providers can help you achieve your goals. Plus, with flexible study options and supportive instructors, you can learn at your own pace and get the guidance you need to succeed.

I hope you enjoyed that.

Talk soon.

Working with Strong women, I help empower women not to give up on their goals and find true happiness within themselves. #lifestyle #womenempowerment #selfcare


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