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Navy or Uni??

Waspie

War Hero
RE 'Snotties' comments about degrees not helping you fly an aircraft.

How times change if that's the state of play today. A degree was always a sought after qualification to have to enhance your chances. Especially something science based for the clever pilot types!!
 

witsend

MIA
Book Reviewer
As everyone else has said there are pros and cons, I joined (and still am a middy) and from my perspective there is no great benefit in going to uni, getting a degree is NOT going to help you fly an aircraft/drive a warship better then a non-grad. Also by going through BRNC you come out the other side with a foundation degree, which can then be topped up by the open university to an honours degree. Of course there are other issues such as pay, Slt get on average around 300 quid more every month but then the flip side of that is most of them are paying off their loans from uni. Youll find plenty of subbies with a chip on their shoulder (and a stripe) because theve been to uni and therfore must know everything but to be honest it wont make much difference, especially in the early stages. However be ready for being the butt of all wardroom jokes for 2 years if you do want to :) Good luck with whichever option you go for!

Either your walting it as a officer or trying to spend that 300 quid on the lash.
 

NotmeChief

Banned
Definately Uni

 

Sarah83

Lantern Swinger
I have been told for me to do the career I want in the Navy i need a degree which will be in nursing. So it depends on what ya want to do to
 
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