My apprenticeship journey – Rebecca

Jan. 16, 2020 by

Rebecca Cresswell Administrative Assistant – Accommodation (Apprentice) Commercial Residential & Campus Services Before working at the University of Exeter, I was in secondary school completing my GCSE’s with three part-time jobs on the side. I worked in a pub doing

CIPD Apprenticeship Diary: The beginning, By Jonathan Cresswell

Jan. 14, 2020 by

Jonathan Cresswell, Learning, Development and Apprenticeships Manager, University of Exeter My “introduction” to the world of Human Resources (HR) started back in 2002 when I went on my Junior Command Course in the Royal Marines (RM).  Command courses in Her Majesty’s

Gina and Indy Shadow each other for the day

Jan. 3, 2020 by

Georgina Morris (Apprentice Technician, Exeter Sequencing Service) and Indy Carpenter (Administration assistant, Estate Services) Two of our apprentices, Gina and Indy, took part in a job shadowing day during National Apprenticeship Week at the University so they could meet an

Honor and Becky’s Job Shadowing Day

Dec. 12, 2019 by

Honor Lovell (Apprentice Academic Support Administrator, University of Exeter Business School) Becky Dyke (Business Administration Apprentice, Office of Vice-Chancellor & Senior Executive) Honor and Becky took part in an apprentice Job shadowing day, where they each took an opportunity to

My Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Journey

Dec. 5, 2019 by

Sam Bailey Laboratory Manager Sport and Health Sciences Technical Services (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship) Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a Laboratory Manager in Sports Science at the University of Exeter. I also studied Sports Science to Masters

Working in the Office of Vice-Chancellor and Senior Executive as an Apprentice

Nov. 25, 2019 by

Becky Critoph Business Administration Apprentice, Office of Vice-Chancellor & Senior Executive (Business Administrator Level 3) Tell us a bit about yourself. Before I started my apprenticeship, I was at university for a few years, before leaving for various reasons, but

My apprenticeship as an Engineering Technician

Nov. 20, 2019 by

Cam Mould, Technical Services (Engineering Technician, Electrical Maintenance, Level 3) Tell us a bit about yourself. Explain what you were doing before your apprenticeship. When I finished school in Exeter I was very indecisive as to where I wanted to

Working as a Laboratory Technician Apprentice

Nov. 6, 2019 by

Georgina Morris, Laboratory Technician, Exeter Sequencing Service (Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship) Tell us a bit about yourself I left secondary school in 2007 with GCSE’s and left my part-time job as a Waitress for a full-time role as a Laboratory Technician

Emily Roberts tells us about her Business Admin Apprenticeship

Jun. 6, 2019 by

Emily Roberts, Recruitment Administration Apprentice (Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship) Why did you choose to become an apprentice? After getting a Diploma in Health and Social Care at Exeter College, I decided that it wasn’t for me and I wanted

Business School Apprentices by Maggie Bishop

May. 2, 2019 by

Maggie Bishop, University of Exeter Business School Are there any particular barriers that were overcome to embed apprentices within your team? I think mindsets. Initially, academic staff might ask ‘will an apprentice be able to handle this work?’ ‘Is there

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