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5 reasons Camp America is better than any degree

5 reasons Camp America is better than any degree

Posted: 31st of August 2018 by Parisha Mistry

Results day is here and we know it can be one of the most nerve-wracking days of the year – we’ve been there ourselves! You worked hard for your exams and you deserve the best grades possible. We’re here to tell you that whilst we wish you all the luck in the world for your results, it isn’t the end of the world if they don’t go your way. There’s a world of possibility for you once you leave school, and Camp America could be one of those possibilities. Camp gives you so much more than you could ever imagine.

Applying to a summer camp organisation? Here's what you should know...

Applying to a summer camp organisation? Here's what you should know...

Posted: 30th of August 2018 by Parisha Mistry

It's important to know where you're putting your money when applying to an organisation, so we're here to help. If you’re reading this blog then it’s because you’re interested in working on a summer camp next summer, and rightly so! Camp is the most rewarding experience you’ll ever have and the opportunity of a lifetime. You may have heard of the programme through word of mouth, or perhaps one of your friends have done it in the past. Or, you may have gotten extremely lucky and saw one of our happy faces somewhere in the UK. If not, check out our events page and come say hi to us over the next couple of months!

Why become a marketer?

Why become a marketer?

Posted: 29th of August 2018 by kris@notgoingtouni.co.uk

Marketing is central to business today and in the future. Whether you fall on the arts or sciences side of the profession, training in the fundamentals can bring different skill sets together.

What are the New Changes to GCSE's?

What are the New Changes to GCSE's?

Posted: 24th of August 2018 by Lewis Scott

The GCSE grades are being changed from 9 to 1 instead of A* to G. You might be asking yourself, how and why? There are multiple changes that the government has set out through the governing body 'Ofqual'.

5 Reasons Why You Should Do an Apprenticeship

5 Reasons Why You Should Do an Apprenticeship

Posted: 22nd of August 2018 by Mia Lewis

Deciding what to do with your future feels stressful, especially after getting your exam results. An apprenticeship is a valid career that thousands of young people choose after their GCSE and A Level results. A great alternative to university or college, an apprenticeship could be perfect for you.

The top reasons why an alternative to university could benefit you

The top reasons why an alternative to university could benefit you

Posted: 16th of August 2018 by kris@notgoingtouni.co.uk

With many students beginning their university journey next month, you might be questioning whether higher education is right for you. Sure living on a diet of pizza for three years might sound appealing, but there’s a lot more to it than that and this journey isn’t for everyone. Here are the top reasons why an alternative to university could benefit you, such as Apprenticeships.

5 reasons why you shouldn't worry about results day

5 reasons why you shouldn't worry about results day

Posted: 16th of August 2018 by EBurns@campamerica.co.uk

Results day is looming and we’ve all been there. The anxiety, stress and nerves of opening that envelope is crazy overwhelming as the contents inside determine your fate for the rest of your life. Except it doesn’t. We’re here to tell you that no matter how much you might think otherwise, your results do not define you and there is world of opportunity out there for you to explore regardless!

Should you go to college or do an apprenticeship?

Should you go to college or do an apprenticeship?

Posted: 15th of August 2018 by Anonymous

t’s tough trying to make decisions that will impact your future. Your school may be pushing the academic route of college and university as your best option for success. Which option is better, college or an apprenticeship? The short answer is that only you can decide, but we’ve put together a short guide to help you figure it out.

What is an apprenticeship?

What is an apprenticeship?

Posted: 8th of August 2018 by Mia Lewis

Finishing school is a big thing. You feel you need to make some important decisions about what you want to do next. It’s not always about the grades you get. There are actually more options than just going to college or sixth form when you leave school. Apprenticeships are one way to expand your horizons after you leave school. You get to earn money as you study towards a qualification, as well as getting experience in a job.

Top 5 reasons to consider an apprenticeship

Top 5 reasons to consider an apprenticeship

Posted: 7th of August 2018 by Raymond.Walford@qa.com

Congrats—the big day is here! Now that the results are in, there’s lots to think about (not to mention mum and dad asking constantly what you’re doing in September). Feeling overwhelmed by career decision stress? Not to worry—we’ll help you get your #FutureSorted. Here’s the top 5 reasons to consider an apprenticeship as your next career step!

What is the value of apprentices in construction?

What is the value of apprentices in construction?

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

It’s been a concern for a while that the construction industry doesn’t have enough skilled workers. City & Guilds found that 87% of employers were already finding it difficult to recruit the necessary number of skilled workers last year and, Construction News reported that official figures show 12.6% of UK construction workers come from overseas, with 5.7% originating from the EU.

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