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sandwich course

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(Education) any of several courses consisting of alternate periods of study and industrial work
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Holborn Assets can recruit current university students as part of sandwich courses.
The innovative Science Without Borders overseas study programme saw the UK welcome more than 11,000 Brazilian students between 2012-2015, looking to study undergraduate sandwich courses, sandwich course PhDs and full PhDs.
A range of suggestions included making studying engineering more attractive with the use of sandwich courses and working closely with industry and colleges to upskill the existing workforce.
STUDENTS who want to study for a full-time degree AND leave university ready for employment need to find an establishment that offers sandwich courses or work placements.
She added: "Universities need to design courses with industry and be much more flexible in offering compressed one or two year degrees; part-time study; and sandwich courses to take advantage of young people's shift in demand".
In addition, a comparison on the self-perceived competency level between graduates from full-time and sandwich courses was made in Table 11.
The fear of a lifetime of debt, coupled with the lack of jobs available in the current economic climate, means more and more school and college leavers are opting for apprenticeships, internships and sandwich courses over full time studies, as they are seen as more effective ways of earning while learning.
More sandwich courses with one-year industry placements and 12-week summer internships for students are two of the recommendations of a Government-backed report released last week.
Speaking at a Work Foundation event in central London, Mr Willetts said that the total number of sandwich courses "is in decline".
In this regard, Qapco will accommodate the necessary requirements and specific needs of selected QU laboratories; QU will in turn organise and facilitate sandwich courses and student work for Qapco staff.
Other tertiary institutions provide part-time and sandwich courses where students attended classes in evening, weekend and during long vacation.