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Design thinking ideate student to unversity

  1. 1. Transition from Student to University Ideate …
  2. 2. Research (1/3) • The internet, newspapers, television and people around you are the best sources of information • Check online about the courses you are interested in and find out about the career prospects and the other info. • Speak to people who are in your interested profession and find out what it is to choose your future career. People who have completed university courses can give you an insight from a student’s perspective • Analysing for strengths from academic results in high school • Interviewing professionals in the workplace • Investigating young professional programs or graduate programs in corporate world • Attend university open days • Research university courses offered at institutes
  3. 3. Research (2/3) • Speak to current university students • Analyse gap between school and university • Understand your perceptions of university • Understand what your expectations are for university • Understanding your social and emotional adaption for transition • Understanding cultural adaption for university transition • Understanding financial adaption for university transition • Research current employment trends • Analyse what professions are in demand currently
  4. 4. Research (3/3) • Research on the job training scenarios • Understand your strengths and weakness • Know your likes and dislikes • Interview your fellow students and teachers to understand their opinion of you • Speak to your parents • Spend a day with professionals at their work place • Know your job market • Build a 3,5,10 year self development plan • Shadowing professionals in the workplace • Visit education fairs or expos • Check out the credentials of the lecturers • Have three possible course possibilities with career plans for each • Speak to career advisor • Join university career events and join their tours • Consider current job opportunities • Explore job profiles • Understand your skills, likes dislikes and work experience
  5. 5. Financial Implications • Know cost of university - Affordability is another aspect you need to consider while deciding on your course, as well as the additional costs that occur, such as text books, field trips etc. • Financial assistance options available – Academic Bursary option – Sporting bursary options – Student loans options – Corporate sponsor options – Family member sponsor options – Work and study part time options – Apprenticeship option – On the job training opportunity
  6. 6. Idea 2 • Part Time Studies – Attend University Open days that allow Part Time Studies – Check out course material and confirm if doable with work schedule – Find work within area of chosen field of studies – Try and get “on job Training” that can be applied to field of studies
  7. 7. Idea 3 • Apprenticeship – Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. – Apprenticeship programs could be sponsored by corporate employer’s or individual employers – Most of training done while working for an employer who helps the apprentices learn their trade or profession, in exchange for continued labour for an agreed period after achieving measurable competencies
  8. 8. Idea 1 • On job Training – Observational learning – One-on-one training located at the job site, where someone who knows how to do a task shows another how to perform it. – In antiquity, the kind of work that people did was mainly unskilled or semiskilled work that did not require specialized knowledge.