Tech Industry Gold Degree Apprentice, Ashley West, shares her experience studying at the University of Exeter whilst working at IBM. Read more here.
Tech Industry Gold Degree Apprentice, Lexi Thomas, provides an insight into working at Vodafone UK and studying at QA / Roehampton University.
What’s the secret to getting into a successful digital career? Which universities offer the best programmes? Am I the right person for the job?
Lydia Carroll shares her placement experience at Microsoft and how she got involved in the DigiGirlz initiative.
“I would recommend going on a placement as it’s a great way to get some insight into the professional work environment and to also help you find your career path as it’s made me realise what I want to do in the future”.
“Anyone considering doing a year’s placement should definitely seize the opportunity,” says Tech Industry Gold student Stefan Dupey-Whyte, who is studying at Loughborough University and completed a placement at HSBC.
“I think a Tech Industry Gold Degree Apprenticeship is a smart career move, as you really get the best of both worlds (learning/job experience), and I would recommend it highly.”
“Enjoy every moment of the journey. Appreciate the successes but more importantly, learn from the failures. Never be content and always strive for improvement!”
“I am really proud of my decision to do a degree apprenticeship. It allowed me to implement what I learn at university at my workplace and vice versa which really helped me to learn new technologies quickly. It has made me realise what I am capable of and has increased my self-confidence.”