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What is a foundation degree?

Foundation degrees are one way of combining academic study with work-based learning. They are often taken by people in jobs who want to improve their skills, but you can also study them full-time when...  

How to become a VFX artist

Imagine if your day at work involved a trip into space, a journey to the time of the dinosaurs or a flight with a dragon. VFX artists create digital creatures, worlds and objects, bringing imaginary realms...  

60 Second Interview: Cyberspace communications specialist

Qaasim is a cyberspace communications specialist with the RAF. In this interview, he tells us about his working life and shares guidance for anyone who'd like to follow in his footsteps.  This...  

60 Second Interview: Technology graduate apprentice

Lucy works as an entitlements support analyst for Morgan Stanley as part of the technology graduate apprenticeship. She explains why, of all the subjects she studied at school, computer science was the...  

60 Second Interview: Digital and technology solutions degree apprentice

Jack is a digital and technology solutions degree apprentice at IBM, working specifically as an integration technical lead. He tells us how his computer science studies provided the underlying foundations...  

60 Second Interview: Technology Degree Apprentice

Ashleigh is a technology degree apprentice at PwC. In this interview, she tells us how she builds on the knowledge and skills gained in her studies by using javascript and creating and manipulating databases...  

60 Second Interview: Tax senior associate

Ziyad is a tax senior associate at PwC. He explains how business A-level helped him develop the kind of acumen which helps him explore clients' wider business challenges as well as just...  

60 Second Interview: EMEA services manager

Lucy works for IBM in service management, meaning she makes sure clients are happy with the service they're receiving. She explains how her interest in business at school led her naturally on to this apprenticeship. This...  

60 Second Interview: Assistant Auditor

Valentina is an assistant auditor at the National Audit Office (NAO). She talks about how her background in sociology gave her a better understanding of the way society works, which led her to...  

60 Second Interview: Audit technician apprentice

Millie is an audit technician apprentice at the National Audit Office (NAO). She tells us how studying psychology at school and university led her into this career path and how she overcame the shock...  

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