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I'm 18 years old and currently struggling to decide between going to university or continuing with my navy application and hopefully joining as an aircrewman. I managed to pass my FATs down at RAF Cranwell and currently waiting on my aircrew medical. However, I do have an offer from a university to study accountancy and finance and wondering what my best bet would be. Obviously I'm not completely in the clear with the aircrew application as there's the chance things may not go well with the aircrew medical or the PRNC but for the sake of the question let's say they do.
I know a lot more about life at university than I do about life in the Navy and know that the university is something that I would enjoy for a whole host of reasons, however I'm still unclear about what life would be like while serving in the Navy for someone my age and whether or not I should just try and go straight in. I'm wondering if my experience in the Navy have any similarities to university? Would I...
My journey and experiences and adviceAlright so this is my tips and experiences to the best of my memory. Take in mind i am 17 years of age that had no motivation, was suicidal and had nothing to fall back on, unsecured support so this wasn't an easy ride for me. This whole process has taken well over 10 months since i had to have a security waiver on me as i lived in Thailand for 2 years.. If you have any questions feel free to ask away, this community is more than welcome to help. Also Sorry if this puts you to sleep.. read a few of these in my time and thought an updated one would be needed. Let me know if this is helpful to anyone considering the Royal Navy.
on joining the Royal Navy!
- So the very first stage of joining up to obviously do your research! Make sure you understand all of the ins and outs of the navy up to your ability and...