Uni versus Apprenticeships

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Uni or Apprenticeship – part 3

If you are considering a corporate career after sixth form, you’ll know doubt have heard about the option to take either a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship which offers a Foundation and/or Bachelor degree qualification alongside paid employment with the very companies that you might be considering on graduation? Which route would be better for you?  Only you can decide … but over three instalments, we’ve been [...]

November 27th, 2017|Categories: > Apprenticeships, Uni versus Apprenticeships|

Uni or Apprenticeship – part 2

If you are considering a career with one of the corporate employers, you may be wondering whether it is better to apply first to Uni - or to apply after A-levels for a higher or degree apprenticeship? Last week, we explored the academic comparisons between Uni and these apprenticeships. Today, in the second of our mini-series, we are focusing on the likely employment experiences with both [...]

October 13th, 2017|Categories: > Apprenticeships, Uni versus Apprenticeships|

Uni or Apprenticeship – part 1

For those considering a future with a corporate brand – perhaps in finance, IT, construction, engineering or business management – you may be wondering whether it is better to apply as a graduate having first been to Uni?  Or perhaps better to try for one of the new higher or degree apprenticeships straight from school? We gather the local course and apprenticeship information together in the [...]

October 6th, 2017|Categories: > Apprenticeships, Uni versus Apprenticeships|

Higher Education or Higher Apprenticeship?

With so many local employers now offering higher – and even degree – apprenticeships locally, it is worth taking a look at the reasons why you might choose one of these after sixth form – or a gap year – instead of going to Uni. They are certainly getting attention from schools and can be a very real career choice for you, but it is equally [...]

April 5th, 2017|Categories: > Apprenticeships, Uni versus Apprenticeships|

Keep your options open

Keep your options open! If you're in year 11 and ready for work next year, you will know that apprenticeships offer an opportunity to earn and still learn!  But for those in year 13, did you know that you can apply to Uni and for apprenticeships at the same time, then choose between them later? Consider your own personal motivations and take time to talk to [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Categories: > Apprenticeships, Uni versus Apprenticeships|
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