Degree Apprenticeship stories
The University of the West of England (UWE), which offers the Tech Industry Gold undergraduate and degree apprenticeship programmes, has increased its Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) status from silver to gold.
After leaving college with A’ levels and an Art foundation course, Edwin decided to build his own computer which ignited his passion in IT hardware and led him to a digital degree apprenticeship. Find out more about Edwin’s experience.
Hear from Digital Degree Apprentice Chris about his experience and the benefits of this new route into a tech career, combining work experience and an employer-accredited degree from the Tech Partnership.
Apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships are not a secondary option. They are the option of choice for talented young people of all backgrounds to get on the career ladder, free of student debt. Read more about Howard’s experience.
Hear more about how Manchester Metropolitan University is leading the way in degree apprenticeships, including in the tech sector, in areas like software engineering, cyber security and analytics.
In this short film, Jamie explains why, as a degree apprentice, he feels he gets the best of both worlds – working at IBM as a Client Support Manager and studying at QMU London for a BSc degree in Digital & Technology Solutions.
Graduating yesterday at Aston University, James Gee is one of the UK’s first apprentices to achieve the Digital & Technology Solutions BSc – a trailblazer degree apprenticeship developed by employers in the Tech Partnership network.
Go Think Big and Tech Partnership catch up with digital degree apprentice Radhika to talk about the opportunity of earning an honours degree while working at Capgemini.
With a university offer for Politics and International Relations under his belt, Conor Champion might have seemed destined for the civil service or journalism. But a gap year experience at IBM put him on course for a completely different career: a future in cyber security.