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10 Reasons An Apprenticeship Is More Beneficial Than University

14/08/2015 11:12 BST | Updated 14/08/2015 11:59 BST

It's a crucial time for young people to decide whether they are going to spend the next three years at university - or pursue an alternative route.

Apprenticeships have long been considered a "second class route", but public opinion is changing, and rightly so. Not only do they offer a viable alternative to going to university, it's also an incredibly attractive option to boot.

With the help of notgoingtouni.co.uk, we've pulled together some reasons which might make you think twice about apprenticeships.

10 reasons apprenticeships are better than university (list)