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    Bonkers is offline wishes she was a glow worm. A glow worm's never glum, 'cos how can you be grumpy when the sun shines out of your bum?
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    It's just a course to get into nursing, so it's not even the course I wanna do

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    I'm studying for my bachelor of early education.
    I also found that the student forums/chats weren't that great for buying secondhand books but a lot of my subjects have had Facebook pages where I have sourced a couple of books too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonkers View Post
    It's just a course to get into nursing, so it's not even the course I wanna do
    Oh wow!! That sucks! I did a tertiary entrance program to get into uni and it was all online, no textbooks needed at all! Odd...I thought you were going to say law or medicine or something like that

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    Bonkers is offline wishes she was a glow worm. A glow worm's never glum, 'cos how can you be grumpy when the sun shines out of your bum?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheerilee View Post
    Oh wow!! That sucks! I did a tertiary entrance program to get into uni and it was all online, no textbooks needed at all! Odd...I thought you were going to say law or medicine or something like that
    Not that smart lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonkers View Post
    Not that smart lol
    :O that is not what I meant at all My textbooks range from $50 to $120 or so. I did have to buy at statistics program which was about $200, I am doing behavioural science.

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    Also, most Tafe/Uni's usually have a scholarship for students who can't afford to buy books, it's usually around $500ish. Maybe try looking into it and see what you can find.

    A friend of mine started studying recently and centrelink/her job network (or whatever they are called) payed for all her books.

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    Bonkers is offline wishes she was a glow worm. A glow worm's never glum, 'cos how can you be grumpy when the sun shines out of your bum?
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    I no dw

    Yea I'm going to call them on Monday and tell them. I'm a sahm on centerlink I can't afford anything me going to uni is to help my family in the long run

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    It's insane isn't it?

    I shop around but it still so expensive
    Some good sites are -
    Bookdepository
    Fishpond
    Coop bookshop
    Abe books
    occasionally eBay has some good bargains
    And gum tree

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    Yea I'm going to call them on Monday and tell them. I'm a sahm on centerlink I can't afford anything me going to uni is to help my family in the long run
    Will you be eligible for any study related payments? I get PES and got a $208 education entry payment when i first started studying. It's not a lot in terms of textbooks but would help if you are eligble.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarvestMoon View Post
    Will you be eligible for any study related payments? I get PES and got a $208 education entry payment when i first started studying. It's not a lot in terms of textbooks but would help if you are eligble.
    Yea I am. I'm handing my forms in on wed (kids daycare day so I can get stuff done without fights and stuff)

    Thanks guys for all your advice


 

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