The Sweetcorn Theory… and becoming more employable

Student Danielle Pearson (BA English Language) explains the connection!

Danielle Pearson

So, I often think to myself as a student, “Danielle, what do you want to get out of university?” and I always find the same answer occurs to me “to get a good job.”  This is probably the same answer that billions of students across the globe use in order to provide a justification for the study of their degree. A qualification at such a high level is an extraordinarily impressive achievement that many employers find admirable and so it has become renowned that graduates have the possibility of ending up with an incredible (and highly paid) job.

The average student however, believes that this degree is a golden ticket into a job; this may not be the case. If you end up with just a degree after university, then you’ve ended up just like sweetcorn (all will be explained.)

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