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    civil eng student offered employment on a major civil eng project(hinkley) for a major contactor
    Should I leave uni o get a years work exp, then reapply next year

    Or is it not worth a year
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    (Original post by bigstu99)
    civil eng student offered employment on a major civil eng project(hinkley) for a major contactor
    Should I leave uni o get a years work exp, then reapply next year

    Or is it not worth a year
    take the year of experiance.

    University will always be there. It does not go away or change, it will be the same next year as the year after.

    Work experiance on the other hand is valuable and cant always be guaranteed.

    Although the likelyhood is that you will be able to secure more work, if you are capable of securing this - personally I would take the experience as the safer option, knowing that university is a 100% certainty for the year after.
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    civil eng student offered employment on a major civil eng project(hinkley) for a major contactor
    Should I leave uni o get a years work exp, then reapply next year

    Or is it not worth a year
    Look at the content of the job. If you think it will be beneficial for you and good experience, take the role. Learning in a job whilst earning seems like the better option. If you want to, you can return to uni in the future.
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    (Original post by fallen_acorns)
    take the year of experiance.

    University will always be there. It does not go away or change, it will be the same next year as the year after.

    Work experiance on the other hand is valuable and cant always be guaranteed.

    Although the likelyhood is that you will be able to secure more work, if you are capable of securing this - personally I would take the experience as the safer option, knowing that university is a 100% certainty for the year after.
    Just the thing is I'm already 21 so then I'll be starting at 22. Would you still say it's worth it. I'm on the fence as I'd like to get the degree out the way as I hate being in education and I'd love this stage of my life to be done sooner rather than later

    I may not get the offers from the same unis for next year, as the places are competitive
 
 
 
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