Category Archive: Making your Degree choices

Oct 15

An architect describes the various stages of a building project

How many stages are there to a building project? In this clip off the cutting room floor Vicky, a recently qualified architect runs through them. (we make it seven) You can see Vicky’s full interview here.

Oct 14

Architecture – 7 years training

Its a long haul to train to be an architect but Vicki talks us through the process and explains how there are opportunties to earn at some stages.   <iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/108894627″ width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>   You can see Vicky’s full interview here.

May 19

Sleepwalking to Uni?

Over 26,000 students dropped out of university in the last academic year.  This, says Mary Curnock Cook, the chief executive of UCAS, is due to too many teenagers ‘sleepwalking’ into university and not researching their degree courses sufficiently. “Stumbling from school into university without having found a course that energises you could mean you don’t …

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Apr 01

Who is happy in their work?

Job satisfaction isn’t all about earning good money (though of course that can help). Looking at our list of jobs that give a good sense of fulfillment could make you happy for life! You’ll find it here. The list is sorted by satisfaction and on a second tab by earnings.

Oct 11

If you want to earn good money

Development Director

Employers need workers – the right type of workers. What happens if there aren’t enough of the right kind of people? Well, if you have the qualifications they’re looking for, it’s probably going to be pretty easy to find work – and the wages aren’t going to be lowered by lots of people chasing after …

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Oct 12

Oxbridge – why are state school candidates less successful?

Your chances of getting in to Oxford or Cambridge depend on what subject you’ve chosen. A popular course like medicine or law is likely to attract far more candidates than classics or chemistry. This explains, in part, says Oxford, why state school students are less successful than their privately educated peers: On average, 36% of …

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