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Student Recruitment
14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New online resource for student and graduate labour market information »
Prospects has launched Luminate, an online resource for school leaver, student and graduate labour market information....
14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marketing graduate schemes - who is doing what »
Marketing Week looks at what employers are doing to attract marketers into their industries.  Although all big bra...
12 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 finalists »
The shortlist for the Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 has been announced.  The awards will take place in Lon...
26 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate recruitment trends »
2018 trends to watch 1. Emphasis on behaviour rather than qualifications 2. Shift to mobile applications 3. Ar...
20 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tourism Fiji launches "the ultimate graduate scheme" »
The tourist board’s programme, Degree2Fiji, includes a month-long stay in the island country in June 2018 to “encourage co...

14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring Statement: an extra £80 million for SME apprentice recruitment »
The chancellor announced that there will be an extra £80 million released to help small businesses recruit apprentices.&nb...
07 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fears government will miss apprenticeship target »
New research finds that almost half of company managers think the Government will fail to hit its target of creating three...
07 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Learning from European apprenticeships »
Apprenticeship programmes and manufacturing go hand in hand in Europe's engineering powerhouses.  Ulrich Hoppe, d...
06 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FMB says construction apprentices will earn more than graduates »
According to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) construction apprentices will go on to earn thousands...
06 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New BBC apprenticeship programme launched »
The new BBC apprenticeship programme will be based in London and Salford. It h as been designed to support school le...

Degree Apprenticeships
11 January 2018
KPMG announces the launch of its digital degree apprenticeship »
'KPMG announces the launch of its digital degree apprenticeship, KPMG360° Digital, providing training and guidance to...
18 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are degree apprenticeships a good path for the tech sector »
As university life becomes less attractive to many young people, and with the tech sector facing a skills gap, degree appr...

20 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
European universities gearing up for Brexit influx »
English taught programmes have increased by 13% since last year. Universities in Poland have doubled the number of...
06 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduates earning inadequate salaries »
Chairman of the Education Select Committee, Robert Halfon, says m any graduates receive "paltry returns" for their degrees...
01 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is a graduate tax the answer? »
Peter Hain, former Labour MP, offers his views on student tuition fees.  He proposes that a graduate tax is the fa...
31 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fear some universities may be in danger of collapse »
Experts issue a warning as figures from Ucas reveal a drop in the number of 18-year-olds enrolling at London Metropolitan...
20 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two-year degrees are unlikely to change universities »
The government is using the greater flexibility it was given in setting tuition fees and student loan regulations by the...

Diversity & Inclusion
26 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
I'd be paid more if if was 'posher" »
BBC Breakfast presenter Steph McGovern says the corporation should face questions about class bias. The presenter, wh...
15 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lower percentage of female STEM graduates in countries with greater gender equality »
A new study has found that countries with greater gender equality see a smaller proportion of women taking degrees in scie...
05 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gender gap in university applications reaches new high »
Ucas data reveals  young women in England are now 36 per cent more likely to apply to degree courses than young...
25 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Females outnumber males at Oxford for first time »
In autumn 2017, for the first time in history, more females took places in the University of Oxford than males. ...
24 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report suggests class bias may affect student success »
A report by Professor Sir Peter Scott, the Scottish Government’s Commissioner for Fair Access, suggested that people’s bia...

15 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK to stay in Erasmus student scheme until at least 2020 »
The UK will continue to take part in the Erasmus student exchange programme until at least the end of 2020.  Era...
27 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey shows half of UK construction workers concerned about post-Brexit skills gap »
Over half of construction workers in the UK  are concerned by the danger of a skills shortage as the country travels...

Student Development
08 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Training workers for a fourth industrial revolution »
Training workers for a new future is essential in order to remain competitive.  Although workers will need to be r...
27 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
We unveil our Student Development Awards finalists »
We have revealed the finalists in our annual Student Development Awards, which recognise and reward organisations commit...

Employability and skills
14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring statement 2018: key points on skills »
Here are the key points in relation to skills: £500m for T-levels and £50m to help employers roll out placement...
27 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 winners »
"The winners of the National Undergraduate Employability Awards have been announced, with a range of employers and univers...
21 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research says students must acquire real leadership skills »
"The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has released new research showing the importance of practical management and lea...
12 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 shortlist announced »
The shortlist for the 2018 National Undergraduate Employability Awards has been announced. The awards, which take pl...

ISE in the News
11 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate jobs market set to grow in 2018 »
“Over the last couple of years the recruitment season has been heavily influenced by the  Brexit  vote and nervo...
03 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vicky Pryce headlines ISE Student Recruitment 2018 »
"The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the line-up for its annual Student Recruitment Showcase event....
21 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
20,600 new graduate positions filled this year »
More graduates are being hired by leading employers, according to a report. Figures from the Institute of Student Empl...
21 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Association of Graduate Recruiters renamed as Institute of Student Employers »
The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has been renamed as the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), reflecting a ch...