Student Case Studies: Edward

Edward – 3rd Year MSci Computer Science student 2017/18 “There are so many opportunities available, you should investigate the options and get out of your comfort zone trying new things. Once you start doing that, all kinds of possibilities and perspectives can open up” Edwards’s journey to Lancaster University Before starting university, Edward’s future career plan was to get a job that paid enough to support the lifestyle he wanted; he was interested in Computer Science degrees because working with computers could be that kind of job. A lack of confidence in his academic abilities and an A level combination …

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Student Case Studies: Sam

Sam – 2nd Year BSc (Hons) Finance student 2017/18  “Careers at Lancaster University are able to offer resources that many other universities don’t. The resources and experiences available are invaluable and are there to be used, so make the most of them whilst at University” Sam’s journey to Lancaster University  Sam grew up in a tiny village in East Lancashire. At his local high school, thinking about going to university and into a graduate level job was unusual. His family and most of his friends back then aimed for skilled practical jobs but Sam was always ambitious. He went on to the …

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