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A summary of news articles on graduate/student recruitment and development. 

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Education
10 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BBC withdraws from T levels »
ISE member, the BBC, has withdrawn plans to offer work placements for students taking T levels.  In an email seen...
19 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Driverless cars: graduate skills shortage »
Research reveals that enrolments onto driverless car degree courses and apprenticeships is growing by just 2% and 3.9% res...
12 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
One in four graduates working in school leaver jobs »
Commenting on a new study from the OECD, the Guardian today reported that a quarter of graduates in England and Northern I...
10 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ofs seeks higher education providers and employers for pilot »
The Office for Students (OfS) is looking for a diverse range of higher education providers from across the UK to take pa...
06 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UUK post-study work visa proposal welcomed by minister »
Speaking at the recent Universities UK conference, UK Universities minister Sam Gyimah, indicated his support of the...
30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Queen's Belfast gets £500k to improve gender equality in STEM »
Queen's University Belfast plans to use the money to conduct research into the attitudes of academics who work in science,...
23 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GCSE results: boys catch up on girls in new tougher exams »
GCSE results have seen a rise this year despite the new tougher exams.  The new format appears to favour boys who...
16 August 2018   (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...
21 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to tackle grade inflation? »
The proportion of firsts  has gone up to 26 per cent, since 2010, when £9,000-per-year tuition fees were announc...
14 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First-class degrees increase fivefold »
Figures released by the higher education regulator show a huge increase in higher-class degrees over the last decade. ...
07 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increasing concern about undergraduates' mental health »
A survey conducted by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and Advance HE found that only 17 per cent of students...
31 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lack of pastoral care at universities (letters to the editor) »
Two letters to the editor regarding: 1. Lack of pastoral care 2. Lack of understanding of implications of univer...
22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Office axes survey on international students »
A survey by the Migration Advisory Committee (Mac), asking students what they thought of their international classmat...
14 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for urgent action on student mental health »
Research says students are being failed by mental health services.  Universities UK found that the number of stude...
10 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research says London is best city in world for students »
London scored top in QS' Best Student Cities Ranking.  The capital had previously come third.    R...
09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schools not taking full advantage of apprenticeship levy »
The National College of Education, who has spoken to over 40 trusts, has expressed concern over the lack of engagement wit...
02 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
800 students graduate from 'Access to Bristol" »
800 students have completed the Access to Bristol course. The course aimed to inspire students, who might not have conside...
26 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A quarter of graduates worried they will by bankrupt by the age of 30 »
According to research from challenger bank brand B, over 40% of UK university students are worried they will never earn en...
05 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall in university applications »
University applications are down 11,000 on last year according to figures from Ucas. This is mainly due to the fact that t...
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...
19 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research suggests teacher recruitment toughest in science, maths and geography »
The Tes Recruitment Index, shows science teachers were the hardest to find this year, followed by maths and geography....
19 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds mindfulness boosts student mental health during exams »
According to research from the University of Cambridge, mindfulness training helps build resilience in university students...
19 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disadvantaged students lose on teachers' grade predictions »
Social mobility charity, the Sutton Trust, says university admissions would be fairer if students applied after they knew...
18 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pilot plan for easier foreign student visas »
Two Scottish universities are to take part in a pilot scheme which should make it easier for some foreign students to get...
18 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Architect says scrap student loan repayment fees »
Former universities minister who brought about raising tuition fees to £9,000 per year, is to urge a government review of...
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...

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