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Student Recruitment
08 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finance sector job vacancies up by a third in October »
The number of job vacancies in the finance sector is a third higher in October, when compared to the same month last year....
30 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lords debate likens unpaid internships to modern slavery »
During a Lords debate on whether to ban unpaid internships, they were likened to a modern form of slavery. Whilst the i...
27 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regions on the rise as graduates shun London »
Some of Britain's biggest employers have reported their graduates are shunning London for the better "lifestyle considerat...
16 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Millennials ditching graduate jobs at big firms to found startups instead, according to research »
The number of entrepreneurs under the age of 30 in the UK is rising as millennials avoid graduate jobs at large firms to g...
11 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
White paper: The Elements of a Great Candidate Experience »
Employers are jeopardising their employer brand and their bottom line by persisting with outdated, boring and uninformativ...

Education
14 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wealthy students continue to dominate university places »
Ucas data shows that the most advantaged teens have tightened their grip on university places.  More poorer s...
08 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Watchdog says university students are being ripped off »
A new report by the government’s spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, says only one in three English university s...
08 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Value for money in higher education inquiry evidence published »
The Education Committee has today published the written evidence for its inquiry into value for money in higher education....
07 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Airbnb starts its own university »
Airbnb has launched its own in-house academy, Data University, in order to increase data skills. 700 students too...
05 December 2017
Launch of government's new careers strategy »
The new careers strategy will include a high-quality careers programme for schools and colleges. The strategy was launched...

Diversity & Inclusion
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...
25 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unpaid internships are damaging to social mobility »
New poll reveals that the majority of the UK public support a legal ban on unpaid internships and unpaid work experience l...
09 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BAME people still facing major jobs gap »
The proportion of BAME people with degrees has risen significantly, but this has not yet fed through to the labour market....
06 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women pushing for more money will tackle the gender pay gap, says Alan Sugar »
The gender pay gap can be tackled by women insisting they want to be paid more, according to Lord Alan Sugar. In an i...
03 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New government study shows BAME Britons are more likely to be unemployed »
Theresa May ordered the review when she first became Prime Minister. Britons with an ethnic minority are more likely to...

Brexit
6 hours ago   (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...

Apprenticeships
5 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
LSBU chosen to train apprentices from non-levy paying employers »
London South Bank University (LSBU) is one of a select group of universities nationwide chosen to receive government fund...
14 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Which? reports poor understanding of apprenticeships »
According to Which? only a third of young people say they felt informed about apprenticeships when leaving school or colle...
06 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increase in employers delivering apprenticeship training directly »
The Register of Apprenticeship Providers (RoATP) has reported an increase in employers applying to become employer provide...
29 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Businesses still unsure over apprenticeships »
Firms remain bemused about how to properly use the government’s Apprenticeship Levy, six months after it was introduced....

Degree Apprenticeships
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...

ISE in the News
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...

Employability and skills
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...