Poor pay more

It seems that going to university always costs more for those starting off in a poorer background.  No surprise really given the interest which needs to be repaid on the higher loans.  Here is an interesting read exploring this terrible situation....

Jaguar Land Rover applications open

JLR’s award winning apprenticeship schemes are now open for applicants.  Gain a qualification while you work, apply today by following the link http://www.jaguarlandrovercareers.com/jlr-roles/apprentices/ Don’t forget to refer to Sponsored Degree’s...

University is not the only way to success

This recent article looks at whether going to university is right for all and some of the alternatives on offer.  It has high praise for schemes which combine work and study, such as sponsored degrees.  The skills learned whilst working are very desirable and there is...

School leavers vs Graduates

This interesting FT article weighs up hiring school leavers rather than hiring graduates.  An interesting read for anyone still undecided about whether to persue sponsored study or go to...

University is a waste of time?

At a debate at Oxford University this week the former head of Harrow School argued that University should not be the default option for everyone.  He put forward the case that many could benefit from gaining more work experience.  Read more on the...