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University vs. Apprenticeship

More and more people are attending university…but uni isn’t for everyone. So many of us (myself included) reach the age of 16 and don’t know what the next step is. I decided to attend sixth form but it wasn’t until a year later than I definitively decided that university was for me. While some people […]

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Choosing the right path – Profound’s apprentice Louise blogs about how she chose her career path

Profound’s apprentice Louise blogs about how she chose her career path: A lot of young people today have their lives planned out – they’ll leave school, go to college, go to university then get a job. I thought that this would be the career path that I would also go down, as going to university […]

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Profound – Getting motivated to study

Never do tomorrow what you can do today, procrastination is the thief of time. Good things come to those who work for it, and the key of getting ahead is to get started. Finding the motivation to study may feel like the hardest part but think of what moments this will lead up to in […]

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Building the foundations for pupils futures

Earlier this year, Profound’s Warehouse Academy partnered with Foundation Futures to support young people outside of their normal educational provision. 5 students from North Tyneside visited our Warehouse Academy to gain an insight into the world of work, while being provided with advice and guidance around what type of options are available with Training Providers; […]

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So Long … and thanks for all the fish – Oliver P-M

So this is a bit of a strange blog post for me. Having recently graduated from the IBM Apprenticeship scheme, I have decided to take a step back from running and contributing to the blog.  For me, it was an important element of my Apprenticeship, allowing me to both extol the virtues of the Apprenticeship, […]

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Degree apprenticeships for the digital & technology space – benefits all round…

And as part of our ‘Foundation: where are they now?’ series, IBM Foundation wants to tell you all about the new Degree Apprenticeship programme.  We’re really excited about this, and we think you will be too – check it out ….. The end of traditional schooling is often a confusing time for students, but that […]

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