What to do after you've received your GCSE results? Not Going To Uni has put together this useful guide for students, parents and career advisors. Check out our 2018 GCSE Results Day advice.
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Posted: 19th of September 2018 by Lewis Scott
A degree apprenticeship could give you the best start in life and set you above the crowd... but do you know what it is?
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.
Posted: 30th of August 2018 by Naomi Bourne
So why exactly is a summer at camp so good for your CV?
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!
Posted: 29th of August 2018 by firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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'.
Posted: 24th of August 2018 by Naomi Bourne
At Caffé Nero the only thing more important than coffee is their people! There is a lot more to working at Caffé Nero than perfecting the art of a cappuccino.
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.
Posted: 21st of August 2018 by email@example.com
The hard work, the hours of revision, the long exams – it’s all finally behind you. It’s hard not to be nervous about receiving your final grades, but for those of you picking up your results this week, here’s a few things to remember.
Posted: 16th of August 2018 by firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Posted: 16th of August 2018 by Lewis Scott
Results Day 2018 guidance and advice on your next steps.
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!
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.
Posted: 14th of August 2018 by Lewis Scott
Here are 20 reasons why an apprenticeship is a better option than university. Find out more at Not Going To Uni.
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.
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!
Posted: 30th of July 2018 by email@example.com
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.
Posted: 27th of July 2018 by Lewis Scott
GCSE results not good? We've got various apprenticeship options at Not Going To Uni
Posted: 27th of July 2018 by Naomi Bourne