Today we shine a spotlight on one of our students, 41-year-old Agnes, who works full-time in the hospitality industry and who is also currently in her second year of a latrobe-didasko IT degree.
According to Agnes, she had been wanting to study IT and had been planning to get a degree for the past 10 years but could not find a suitable course.
This is a question that is getting asked more often than ever.
As we, and other education institutions, include online options in our catalogue of courses, many people want to understand the difference between this, and the campus experience that universities are traditionally known for.
The short answer is, of course, no.
Unfortunately, those who are studying with a view to a future career, are often left with a less-than-satisfactory experience. Sadly, either the qualification they achieve has out-of-date content, or there are limited career opportunities in the industry chosen.
Luke, a Brisbane based IT Manager, chose to study Latrobe/Didasko’s online business degree with a management major as a way to progress in his chosen career of IT.
According to Luke even though he’s worked in the IT industry for 17 years, in order to get to the next step, he needs a recognised qualification.
As IT Manager for a small not-for-profit organisation in Western Australia, La Trobe-Didasko student, Paul, decided to enrol in our Bachelor of Applied Information Technology on a part-time basis to further his learning in the field and secure the right qualifications to support his position in his company.
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