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Graduate / student recruitment and development news

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Student Recruitment
4 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Focus on NATS recruitment drive »
NATS research reveals that only 6% of 16-25s have ever received advice on careers in aviation. To coincide with A-...
15 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers pay attention to your online presence »
We've heard a lot about background checks on candidates, but it works both ways.  A survey conducted by Indeed, fo...
31 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiters support government on summer jobs for teens »
In an attempt to quell the decline in teens taking summer jobs, the government has placed 20,000 jobs on Find a Job websit...
16 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What does a UK graduate engineer earn? »
Research reveals that graduate/junior engineers earn, on average, £30,557 per year in 2018; compared to an average of £...
12 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduates choosing further study over employment »
With nearly 16% of graduates going into further study in 2017 it has been reported that graduates are becoming increasingl...

15 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alternatives to a degree »
Going to university is not the only option open to students. There are several alternatives: Degree apprenticesh...
15 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiters prefer work experience to degrees »
Research reveals employers prefer relevant experience and apprenticeships over university degrees. The research was co...
07 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents turn up noses at apprenticeships »
Research from ABM UK reveals that among parents who are familiar with the concept of apprenticeships, just 14 per cent con...
07 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeships to help plug the skills gap? »
A report from the Open University reveals that 91% of UK companies have struggled to find employees with relevant skills i...
07 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finance: university v apprenticeship »
Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that the average apprentice in the North West earns around £52k...

Degree Apprenticeships
15 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Degree apprenticeships debunked »
What is an degree apprenticeship? It allows students to earn money and gain experience and a degree at the same time.&n...
25 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Degree apprenticeships explained »
A degree apprenticeship allows people to gain a degree and get paid at the same time.  Candidates get both workpl...
10 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Degree apprenticeships will help your business »
**To note this article is an advertorial on The Guardian The University of Greenwich has repackaged the portfolio of pa...
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...

8 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increasing numbers of young people don't believe getting a degree is important »
Research by The Sutton Trust reveals that fewer number of children believe going to university is important.  Poor...
12 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A third of graduates express regrets about degree »
New research from CV Library reveals over a  third of graduates regret their degree choice and over half saying their...
12 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Almost 100k more women than men apply for university places »
Latest Ucas data reveals almost 98,000 more women than men have applied to start degree courses this autumn.  ...
28 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is value for money the most important thing about HE? »
It is, according to the universities minister, Sam Gyimah. Is this a terrible way to talk about education?  Opin...
28 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
University media curriculums not keeping up with pace of change »
Opinion piece from Lisette Johnston is a former BBC World News editor and the head of school for the BA in content, media...

Diversity & Inclusion
07 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gender pay gap: UK more unequal than other European countries »
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has said that the UK has one of the highest gender pay gaps in Euro...
01 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How and why to fix the gender pay gap »
Lauren Coulman, a social impact consultant, looks beyond just reporting the data. She looks at what women do, why we shoul...
24 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
KPMG takes top spot in this year's Social Mobility Employer Index »
The winners of this year's Social Mobility Employer Index were published on 11 July 2018, with KPMG winning top position....
16 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students applying for internships asked if their parents went to university »
Students applying for summer internships are being asked whether their parents went to university, our Internships Report...
16 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lego supports Year of Engineering »
Lego has announced its support for the government campaign which aims to bring children face to face with engineering and...

09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Linkedin: Brexit already affecting HR »
Research from Linkedin shows that Brexit is affecting hiring strategies.  44% of recruiters surveyed said that Bre...
26 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
University leaders call for action to stop the fall in EU students post-Brexit »
Universities UK, the vice-chancellors’ umbrella body, is warning that without action universities will face a steep drop i...
27 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Migration Advisory Committee interim update on EEA workers in the UK labour market »
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) have published an interim update on EEA workers in the UK labour market summarising...
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...

07 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In the spotlight: tech graduate programmes in Ireland »
Some of the largest tech companies are located in Ireland. Here is a look at 11 graduate programmes on offer to graduates...
24 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ten vacancies per graduate in Czech Republic »
Czech Republic's low unemployment is attracting graduates from across Europe, particularly from Greece. Labour office stat...
25 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The German apprenticeship (Ausbildung) is struggling to keep with with technological change »
The Ausbildung is widely regarded as an apprenticeship model that other countries should follow. However, concerns are...
07 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
US graduate wage gap »
Data from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) suggests US college graduates from certain backgrounds will start out their...
07 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Things you didn't know about Harvard graduates »
A survey carried out by the Harvard Crimson student newspaper revealed that the latest cohort of graduates are more likely...

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