After much encouragement from friends, today I've reserved this new camera at one my local stores and will be collecting it in a few hours.
This beauty is the Canon EOS 1200D DSLR camera and comes with two lenses:
I've also recently applied for a photography course at my local college so that I can hopefully go from an amateur photographer to experienced/professional photographer. I'm sitting here day by day, just waiting to hear back from them to see if I have got in or not. Keep your fingers crossed for me.