Jude has been forced to sell up and travel looking for work.
Sue has left Phillotson and gone to Jude, although she insists they use seperate bedrooms.
Sue has lost her place at college and Phillotson suggests they should now marry.
Rejected by the Dean of Cardinal College, Jude has left Christminster in despair.
Since Arabella has left him, Jude is free to pursue his ambitions to go to Christminster.
Jude is a poorly educated country boy trying to get into a university.