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Life in higher education

Whether you are heading off to university or college or leaving home for good, you will need to consider many of the same issues.

The process can be made much easier by planning properly, getting organised and giving yourself plenty of time.

The National Union of Students (NUS) is also a great source of information and can offer help and advice on finances, accommodation, landlords and safety.


Moving to university or college usually involves meeting new housemates and making new friends. Telling new people about your epilepsy can...

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Going out, clubbing and drinking can be a large part of university and college social life for some people. Having epilepsy...

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Student life often includes a few late nights spent either studying or partying. For many people, tiredness is a seizure trigger,...

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As of March 2013, the law in England, Wales and Scotland states that if you have epilepsy, you will be considered...

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In the UK 1,150 people died of epilepsy related causes in 2009.

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