The University of Everything
The growth in University attendance since the turn of the millennium would now, for the first time seem to be slowing down as a similar rise in apprenticeships is appearing.
The imposition of student loans instead of grants has begun to have a braking effect on student take up, as some graduates are finding that academic certificates are not an automatic passport to top employment.
It has become apparent to both academic suppliers and students alike that a degree in lawn management, or media studies is not going to carry the kudos of a degree in genetic biology or quantum physics, and thankfully many of the more trivial courses have been quietly dropped.
The introduction of tuition fee payments and student loans have played their part in making school leavers think carefully Continue reading Apprenticeships – The university of Everything