There may be times such as when there are health concerns or external circumstances when it is beneficial for a student to take an interruption to their studies and look to return in a stronger position to succeed in their studies.
Interruptions can therefore normally only be granted for a minimum of one semester up to a maximum of 12 months in the first instance. Applications for an interruption extended beyond 12 months will be considered only in exceptional circumstances.
Taking a break in your studies could have significant implications for your funding and accommodation both now and in the future. You may also need to consider how you may need to support yourself during your time away from studying. Our advisors can advise you on how to interrupt and some of the financial and practical implications. We also recommend that before making a decision to interrupt from your studies, you should consult with your personal tutor or support staff before completing the form which is available via SID.