Differences Between First and Second Year

By Gloria, Computer Science College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham My post today is about the main differences I experienced between first and second year. The first thing I realised was that this ranges greatly for different people. For example, I felt much more comfortable in the second year of my particular … Continue reading “Differences Between First and Second Year”

Computer Science – What I wish I knew before starting my course

By Gloria, Computer Science College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Today’s post will be discussing a few myths I believe are associated with a Computer Science degree. I’ll be discussing a few things I wish I knew before starting: The first ‘myth’ or predominant idea I had about doing Computer Science was … Continue reading “Computer Science – What I wish I knew before starting my course”

My experiences of being on placement at PwC

As a degree apprenticeship student, I spend some of my summer holidays on work placement working with PwC. Last summer was my very first placement – conveniently based in London rather than Birmingham, I was able to commute from my own home to and from work. Before placement, we were briefed on what to expect, … Continue reading “My experiences of being on placement at PwC”

Why I chose Computer Science with a Degree Apprenticeship (with PwC)

Hello, my name is Gloria and I study Computer Science with a Digital Apprenticeship (with PwC). For my first post I’m going to talk about why I chose this course as it’s something that definitely isn’t publicised enough for what it is!  I knew I wanted to do Computer Science since around Year 11 when … Continue reading “Why I chose Computer Science with a Degree Apprenticeship (with PwC)”

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