Starting Out: Is University the Best Option?

For school-leavers and young people who think they would like to get into television, and camerawork in particular, what is the best route? University courses these days represent a major financial outlay and there is a mindbending array of different media related courses on offer.

Is university definitely the best route for you? And, if so, how do you go about choosing a course? If you are sure you want to be a cameraman, would you be better diving straight in and trying to get training 'on the job'?

Zerb asked three young GTC members for their experiences of 'getting started'.

Click on the image left to read our recent article 'University: Is it Worth It?' by GTC members Aidan Myatt, James Milligan and James Fulcher.