[ubuntu-uk] Advice for the future

Lucy lucybridges at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 15:23:17 BST 2007

On 17/10/2007, Chris Rowson <christopherrowson at gmail.com> wrote:
> It'd be interesting for people to put their money where their mouth's
> are, and tell us what they do for a living and what their level of
> qualification is. It's the only real way to see if having a degree
> makes a difference or not.
> Anyone who is currently on a degree course is of course going to say
> that it's the best way forward, as alternately anyone who hasn't got
> one is going to say it doesn't matter...
> I'll start the ball rolling...
> Chris - No Degree - Second line support engineer (although I've
> recently started working a in job which involves project coordination,
> service reviews etc etc)

Lucy - BSc(Hons), MSc - Software Engineer

I'm not sure that a degree necessarily makes that much difference at
first, but I think it makes more of a difference in the long term. I
also think that doing a degree gives you good basic background
knowledge and useful contacts for the future - of course there are
otherways to get these things too!

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