This is the big question! With all universities in the UK completely oversubscribed, then roles of employment hard to come by once you have graduated (check out UK Jobs Guide for evidence of this), many people are wondering if higher education qualifications will really be right for them.
Then of course you have to think about the fact that you will soon have to pay tens of thousands of pounds for the education you will receive through these learning institutions. It is a rather daunting concept that extra money is likely to be deducted from your wages for many years to come.
Of course, though, any school leaver needs to think seriously about the type of qualification they choose to study for at university. Many courses are totally oversubscribed: e.g. law and business studies, however, there are other types of qualifications that have shortage of the number of undergraduates studying for them. (more...)