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Student Recruitment
21 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regional cities skills shortage as graduates head to London »
A study compiled by WPI Strategy group, found that in the East Midlands 55.5% of graduates left the area to find work shor...
21 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increase in oil and gas recruitment »
An increase in oil prices has sparked a growth in oil and gas recruitment.  There are signs of a renewed confidenc...
20 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest German BURGER KING® recruitment campaign is all about fire »
German BURGER KING®'s new recruitment campaign is all about fire.  The campaign uses images of young people from a...
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...

20 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What's causing apprenticeship drop-out rates? »
Greater than 30% of people who start an apprenticeship drop out. Why?  The Skills Commission has suggested that af...
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...

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
19 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Mobility Employer Index 2018 »
The Social Mobility Employer Index 2018 is currently open for submissions. The Index is an important benchmarking to...
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. ...

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...