Do you need to go to university to have a good career?

Fri, 01/02/2013 - 11:24 -- nick

The Telegraph's careers coach, Jeremy I'Anson, has written an article asking a serious question: does going to university help you have a better career?

A three-year degree course is likely to cost around £27,000, with more money needed for living costs, and starting a career with this much debt could put you at an immediate disadvantage.

With some employers seeking work experience more than qualifications, many have set up school leavers' programmes which could put you on the same track as a graduate but give it to you earlier.

There are ways of cutting costs if you still want a degree; you could get sponsorship from a company or opt for the Open University, a far cheaper option.

To read the full article, click here

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