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Women in STEM

Despite statistics which show that at GCSE level female students of the sciences outperform their male counterparts at A* – C, and even though a similar proportion of males and females take GCSE Physics,…

How do you make career choices when you’re young?

Does choosing one option over another: sixth form over college, national diploma over A-levels limit your future opportunities? What happens if you choose one pathway and then in a few years’ time change…

Apprenticeships Past and Present in Britain

Modern apprentices receive wages, live at home and have regulated working hours. But how would you feel if your apprenticeship agreement meant you had to leave your family and move in with a “master”?…

Future proof your career

No one can totally predict the future, but we can use the wealth of knowledge and information that is available to us to predict trends and inform the choices that we make about the future. This is especially…

Careers in retail

Job roles within the retail sector are hugely varied and range from part-time employees with no qualification to full-time graduate and post graduate roles working across such areas as: buying, distribution…

Mental wellbeing and young people

Last week it was revealed that NHS spending on mental health has reduced by 6% since 2010, which is equivalent to £50m and two out of three local authorities in England have reported cuts to the…

Distance Learning — bring the classroom to you

GCSEs, A-levels, Diplomas, HNDs, Foundation Degrees, Honours Degrees and professional qualifications; the levels and types of courses available via distance learning are many. Find out how you can study…

School Leavers & Employment: How to Get Ahead

Many companies are looking positively at school leavers, with dedicated programmes designed to set school leavers up in employment, and many graduate recruiters are even offering school leaver jobs. A…

Results Day Survival Guide 2014

With A-Level and GCSE results days in the UK approaching notgoingtouni.co.uk has released its annual Results Day Survival Guide aimed at offering impartial advice to school and college leaver, with a foreword…

Apprenticeship Guide 2014

Not Going to Uni's Apprenticeship Guide 2014, You'll know everything you need to see if an apprenticeship is the right route for you. You ready?

A Level Results' Day Survival Guide 2011

Results' Day...the moment your life can change because of a few letters. Our free Results' Day Survival Guide 2011 has all of the amazing opportunities that are open to you when you leave school.…

Not Going To Uni Results Day Survival Guide 2012

From it's Olympian beginnings with a foreword by Linford Christie, to its win a degree competition finale - 2012 Not Going To Uni Results Day Survival Guide is the only publication you'll need…

National Apprenticeship Week guide

With National Apprenticeship Week set to take place from Monday 11th March until Friday 15th March 2013, a comprehensive ‘Apprenticeship and Vocational Training Guide’ has been produced by…

Apprenticeship Guide 2011

Welcome to the notgoingtouni Guide to Apprenticeships and Vocational Training 2011, we’ve got everything you need to help you make some important decisions about your future, right here.

GCSE, A-Level results day guide 2013

In the words of our foreword writer - YouTube superstar Suli Breaks - I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate. If you're getting your GCSE or A-Level results soon then take a look at our essential…

Higher Education Clearing Guide 2013

Not Going to Uni's 2013 Guide to College based Higher Education, with count down to clearing and 5 good reasons why you should consider getting HE qualifactions.

Fundraising ideas and advice for a Gap Year

If you've set your heart on a gap year volunteering your time and energy for some Worthy Cause far away from the UK, you're going to have to spread your own word and collect your own cash to fund your…

Gap Year Conservation Projects and Volunteering

To many people, the idea of spending their gap year volunteering their time and energy all in the name of conservation can be very appealing. But that's probably because they imagine themselves somewhere…

Apprenticeship framework for hospitality training

Contributing around £30 billion to the English economy each year, the hospitality industry encompasses guest accommodation from five-star hotels to rural bed&breakfast establishments, and catering…

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