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London Tech Week 2018

London Tech Week 2018

Posted: 11th of June 2018 by kris@notgoingtouni.co.uk

London becomes the backdrop for a week-long festival of tech and innovation once again this June. The festival brings together 55,000 attendees to enjoy hundreds of events taking place across the city. See below to have the chance to WIN X2 Tickets to #LTW Future EdTEch event on Tuesday 12 June.

The rise in apprenticeships: why are they so appealing?

The rise in apprenticeships: why are they so appealing?

Posted: 25th of May 2018 by kris@notgoingtouni.co.uk

With the recent increase in university fees, it’s unsurprising that many professionals are choosing to take a different path into employment. As a result, the popularity of apprenticeships is on the rise, with many opting to learn while they work. Whether you’re a recent school leaver, or you’re looking to change career paths, an apprenticeship could be the gateway to your perfect role. Discover apprenticeship roles with Not Going To Uni.

#MentalHealthWeek - 5 Tips to Deal With Stress

#MentalHealthWeek - 5 Tips to Deal With Stress

Posted: 18th of May 2018 by kris@notgoingtouni.co.uk

5 Ways De-Stress & Help your Mental Health. Mental Health Week is all about accepting and learning how to deal with certain mental health conditions. Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, this year for Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), we're focusing on stress. Whether you're starting an apprenticeship or your new job, these tips will help you control stress levels.

UK Apprenticeship Report 2018

UK Apprenticeship Report 2018

Posted: 30th of April 2018 by kris@notgoingtouni.co.uk

UK Apprenticeship Report 2018 Total apprenticeship numbers are up but how has the government's levy affected businesses and the apprenticeship sector?  The infographic breaks down into apprenticeship starters, sectors, completion rate. Have a good look at the infographic below for the latest figures and trends.

Top Career Paths to Consider in 2018

Top Career Paths to Consider in 2018

Posted: 2nd of October 2017 by Miro Demo

Deciding on the perfect path to take, when it comes to a career, is a daunting task. With hundreds of careers to choose from, it makes it seriously difficult pinpointing one and sticking with it for the rest of your life. Thankfully, currently, there are countless places to turn to, to help you with your dilemma, whether this is surfing the web for options or seeking advice from a reputable recruitment agency.

Parents and schools play a critical role in shaping a student’s future

Parents and schools play a critical role in shaping a student’s future

Posted: 17th of August 2017 by Naomi Bourne

Exam results are really meant to be the only blot of nerves in an otherwise carefree summer for 16 and 18 year olds. Having slaved away towards their final GCSE and A-Level exams for the best part of the past two years, their reward is an extended summer holiday – often approaching three months – a particularly excellent result given the generally good weather Britain has basked in this year.

Charity Volunteer Work

Charity Volunteer Work

Posted: 8th of August 2017 by Miro Demo

Volunteering is a great way to gain some new skills, meet new people and give back to the community. It also looks great on a CV. Here are some tips on how to start.

You can become a top Chartered Surveyor without going to uni

You can become a top Chartered Surveyor without going to uni

Posted: 27th of July 2017 by Miro Demo

The property industry is in desperate need of young talented professionals with the aptitude to become the next generation of leaders and experts in their field. Becoming a Chartered Surveyor is not easy - there’s no doubting that. However, working whilst you learn could place you well ahead of the competition and give you the leverage to boost your career at an early stage.

Why you should do a ski season

Why you should do a ski season

Posted: 5th of July 2017 by Anonymous

*Insert inspirational quote here* ... “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” “Not all those who wander are lost.” Etc etc etc.

Business Beckons - Not University

Business Beckons - Not University

Posted: 18th of April 2017 by Anonymous

Once you’ve finished your ‘A’ Levels or diploma in Business Studies, the amount of post-18 options out there is bafflingly high. However, the two most well-trodden paths are going to university and finding a job. With the average student debt standing at a whopping £44,000 and no guarantee of a job at the end of a degree, it may be worth giving uni a swerve.

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