Growing up we are often encouraged by our parents and teachers to work hard academically and achieve strong grades at school, so we can go off to study at a good university.
In fact, it is practically drilled into our heads by society that this is one of the safest routes we can take to ensure success in life.
If you’re reading this, then you can probably relate.
Another interesting point is despite this narrative that education and university can lead to a successful life, it is too often looked upon as the only route.
With rising university fees and the emergence of new vocational programs, many students are accessing their desired career through apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships.
Major corporations have adapted to changing student tastes, and also realise the benefit of securing talent at an earlier stage.
So - where do you find these opportunities, and how do you prepare for a successful application?
We wrote this brief guide to ensure you’re in good stead.