Weʼve raised £90 to help pay for a PhD project into student engagement.
- Sunderland, United Kingdom
- Disability support
- Time left
- Funded on Saturday, 3rd December 2016
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After a life changing event I am left unable to access work. After 20 years of working as a teacher here and abroad (Thailand and NZ), volunteer work in Cambodia and Vietnam.
I now have restricted mobility(Critical care neuropathy) and a voice problem due to complications for my stay in ICU, whilst in a coma.
My brain and optimism has not changed thankfully.
I have decided to go back to university whilst I go through rehabilitation. Due to not being in the country for 2 years out of 27, I am not entitled to benefits. I have decided the do an MA and a PhD in the engagement of young people.
So, as the ever-optimist that I am, I thought of Crowdfunding as a way forward.
The PhD is a 4-year study and I will be funding this year (The MA) through savings and a student loan.
David Allan2 months ago
Well so far I have managed to secure funding for transport for the next 3 years thanks to @studentfinanceengland
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Nov 15, 2016
Good luck you deserve it after what you been through xxx
Nov 5, 2016
Good luck David
Nov 3, 2016
You were a brilliant teacher to us Mr Allan!
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