Re: Grad Work

Subject: Re: Grad Work
From: Dominic Battiston <dbattiston -at- SCT -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 1996 16:55:27 GMT

I disagree with Ruth Haines' views expressed on behalf of Cambridge
University undergraduate students.

Many people who graduate from UK universities with a first degree go on to
do Masters degrees and Phds.

Doctors are not the only example. University lecturers improve their
qualifications so they can compete for jobs in what is an increasingly
competitive market.

Some people start working in jobs which use different skills or knowledge
than their University studies. After all, not everyone gets to work in
their chosen area these days.

These people may well feel they need more years in education, especially if
they like this new area of skills and knowledge. Usually graduates go on to
postgraduate work and not another undergraduate degree.

Not getting at you Ruth. Rather the infamous snobbish attitude of Cambridge
and Oxford University students.

Dominic Battiston


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