There is a proliferation of strange courses offered to students that do little to further their career prospects. With tuition fees set to rise threefold it is now urgent that universities offer educations that return that value. Ben Wood reports.
Last year 300,000 students sat their A-Levels at colleges and sixth forms across the country. Among the most popular subjects were the traditionally favourable maths, English and sciences, and of course the more excusable lessons which contribute to the Mickey Mouse choices:
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The need to gain work experience and complete internships makes it difficult for many young people to enter their chosen profession. The absence of payment in many positions – especially in politics – forces many young people away from the career they aspire to. Ben Wood cautiously suggests introducing a minimum wage for work experience seekers and interns.
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