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    Are you doing the BSc Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship?

    If you don't know what it is, more information can be found here: https://www.thetechpartnership.com/t...prenticeships/

    I'm starting mine on Monday with QA Apprenticeships/University of Roehampton after completing a Level 3 Apprenticeship with QA. I also know many other apprentices from Cisco and Accenture are starting their degree apprenticeships this month also.

    Which company do you work for?
    What is your job role?
    Which sub-specialism (Software Engineer/Data Analyst/Network Engineer are you starting with?
    Which university and training provider are you doing your degree apprenticeship with?

    Good luck for whoever is starting and let's support each other by starting a discussion and letting us know if you're taking part in this apprenticeship!
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    (Original post by Toy Soldiers)
    Are you doing the BSc Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship?

    If you don't know what it is, more information can be found here: https://www.thetechpartnership.com/t...prenticeships/

    I'm starting mine on Monday with QA Apprenticeships/University of Roehampton after completing a Level 3 Apprenticeship with QA. I also know many other apprentices from Cisco and Accenture are starting their degree apprenticeships this month also.

    Which company do you work for?
    What is your job role?
    Which sub-specialism (Software Engineer/Data Analyst/Network Engineer are you starting with?
    Which university and training provider are you doing your degree apprenticeship with?

    Good luck for whoever is starting and let's support each other by starting a discussion and letting us know if you're taking part in this apprenticeship!
    Yeah I just started mine last month with Accenture but they changed our degree provider from Roehampton to UEL. But they're still other apprentices from previous years who are still studying with Roehampton.

    2. Application development
    3. Software Engineer
    4. UEL
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    (Original post by squirrology)
    Yeah I just started mine last month with Accenture but they changed our degree provider from Roehampton to UEL. But they're still other apprentices from previous years who are still studying with Roehampton.

    2. Application development
    3. Software Engineer
    4. UEL
    Is this with QA too? Why did they change the degree provider?

    I'm not sure if it matters or not as we go to the QA campuses instead of the actual uni, but they may have different assessments standards to adhere to.
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    (Original post by Toy Soldiers)
    Is this with QA too? Why did they change the degree provider?

    I'm not sure if it matters or not as we go to the QA campuses instead of the actual uni, but they may have different assessments standards to adhere to.
    We have a three year program (Where we all go straight into university) and those who didn't have the grades for the three year program, have to do a four year program where they obtain a Level 3 qualification with QA before moving onto University.

    And they've changed it for my year where we have to actually attend university lectures instead of doing online lectures/assessments. I didn't even know we had changed universities until a few weeks before I started. I'm unsure as to why we changed providers but I would have preferred if they just stuck with Roehampton to be honest.
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    (Original post by squirrology)
    We have a three year program (Where we all go straight into university) and those who didn't have the grades for the three year program, have to do a four year program where they obtain a Level 3 qualification with QA before moving onto University.

    And they've changed it for my year where we have to actually attend university lectures instead of doing online lectures/assessments. I didn't even know we had changed universities until a few weeks before I started. I'm unsure as to why we changed providers but I would have preferred if they just stuck with Roehampton to be honest.
    You probably wouldn't be able to answer this now, but do you prefer to attend university lectures instead of doing them online? The videos I've watched today are good quality, but I'm not sure if I can fully learn effectively in this way.
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    (Original post by Toy Soldiers)
    You probably wouldn't be able to answer this now, but do you prefer to attend university lectures instead of doing them online? The videos I've watched today are good quality, but I'm not sure if I can fully learn effectively in this way.
    I'd prefer to learn online just because I don't necessarily have the inconvenience to travel to the university + I'd like to learn at my own pace rather than a teacher going through their own slides + Lectures are extremely long, mine range from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours and I'm at university 9 til 6 with 4 lectures in a day:emo:
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    (Original post by squirrology)
    I'd prefer to learn online just because I don't necessarily have the inconvenience to travel to the university + I'd like to learn at my own pace rather than a teacher going through their own slides + Lectures are extremely long, mine range from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours and I'm at university 9 til 6 with 4 lectures in a day:emo:
    Fair enough, I completely get what you mean. I had my first study leave today and it took me some time to get into the rhythm of studying, but I thought it went okay as I saved 3 hours worth of commuting time! That's crazily long for your uni days and I guess people learn in different ways.

    I've started Level 4 now and it's a bit overwhelming having 60+ apprentices in this discussion board on Canvas, with loads of people writing 2000+ word essays in the thread. I'm trying to keep up but I'm sensing the rivalry haha.
 
 
 
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