What next? (Part 2: The Decision)

I have taken a big decision:  I am giving up the Law (at least for just now).

My plan is to move back to my parents’ house and have a year out from university, working full time.  The aim is to get a job that will allow me to be in a financial position to begin studying full time again in September 2010.  Those of you following me on Twitter may have noticed a mention of UCAS several hours before this post went up, so I am sure that you already had guessed that my future lay elsewhere.  Now you are about to find out exactly where I hope that future lies.

I have decided to try and get into a Social Work degree for September 2010.  What does this mean for the blog?  Well I will endeavour to keep blogging and commenting on key political and legal issues from Scotland, the UK and around the world.  Then, come September 2010 should I get into Social Work there will be the student dimension added back in as I record my experiences as a Student Social Worker.

As for the Law, I’m not sure if I will ever return to it.  I may do at sometime in the future; I never rule anything out completely.  Maybe, being a Lawyer is not for me and that I’m just to be content with my interest in the Law.  The time I have spent studying it has been an amazing experience and I have a pretty good grasp of the legal system and the complexity of legal decision making:  something which I am sure I would never have been able to truly understand without having spent this time studying Law.

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5 thoughts on “What next? (Part 2: The Decision)

  1. You know what they say – everything happens for a reason.

  2. Indeed.

  3. Best of luck with your new direction. 🙂

  4. Thanks Michael. Maybe I will return to Law in the future; as Ive said in the past I never rule out anything!

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