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Student Recruitment
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 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Intense battle for strongest graduates »
A new report by WCN and Universum highlights the increasing candidate expectations employers face when recruiting. The...
13 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study shows greater than 25% of university students run or plan to run their own business »
A study conducted by Santander shows that more than a quarter of university students are currently running or plan to run...
07 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Student recruitment: engagement and candidate experience is essential »
A report by WCN and Universum, sheds light on major challenges faced by employers looking to meet mounting candidate expec...
05 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nationwide enhances graduate selection process with "escape room" challenge »
Assessment specialist cut-e has helped Nationwide to enhance its graduate selection process with new online screening test...

Apprenticeships
22 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women lose out on apprenticeships »
A new report says that the lack of flexible and part-time apprenticeship programmes mean that people who are unable to wor...
21 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeships in eight facts »
1. Numbers are down 2.There's confusion among employers 3. Health sector is the most popular sector for apprenticesh...
15 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newly updated: "Apprenticeship funding: how it works" »
1:00pm, 15 February 2018 The government's guidance "Apprenticeship funding: how it works" has been updated today.&nbs...
14 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CBI calls for apprenticeship scheme to be reformed »
Carolyn Fairbairn believes the systems operating in both England and Wales are not working well and should be reformed.&nb...
07 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Give apprenticeships time »
Opinion piece from Kirstie Donnelly, Managing Director of City&Guilds on apprenticeships.  Kirstie says that d...

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...

Education
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
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...
26 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bank offers free housing to help with cost of first job after university »
Barclays will offer graduate job interviewees free accommodation in London, Birmingham and Manchester to help with the cos...

Brexit
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...

Employability and skills
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...