Getting a job and going to uni aren’t polar opposites, so examine the detail. Many training programmes combine paid work with study – you could even take a degree part time – while students need to get work experience.
Worked out what apprenticeship or degree course you want to pursue but don’t think your parents will approve? Here’s how to discuss things with them to show your point of view and address their concerns.
Application deadlines for higher apprenticeships and other school leaver programmes can fall at any time of year. Make sure you know when you need to apply, and when other parts of the recruitment process take place.
Degree apprenticeships, higher apprenticeships and similar school leaver programmes are an alternative to university if you’re a bright student on track for good A levels or Highers. Which option is best for you?