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    So as the title says, I need help.

    I'm currently studying Manufacturing Engineering in year 2 and I will get a National Diploma at the end of it.
    After college, i'm unsure of what to do.

    I'd love to go to uni to study civil engineering but I don't know if i'd get a job out of it at the end?

    Also i'm unsure of whether to do a higher apprenticeship? And i don't know how to go about getting one either..

    I love the thought of both of them, but very unsure of what to do and how to go about doing things.

    Can anyone help me decide?

    This year would be the best year to get into university, because if the HOC passes the education fees next week then starting next year you could be paying up to 3 times more.

    Yes, i suggest u go to uni there going to scrap BTEC's i hear is well so ur qualification will not be worth that much. Ofcourse ur going to get a job in civil engineering its one of the highest paid jobs, theres always construction going on in the world, if UK cant offer u a job im sure other very rich developing countries like Qatar will.

    This might sound pathetic coming from someone who doesnt know what they want to do but go with something you really enjoy but WILL get you a job in the future. As nowadays it tough to get 1
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