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Student Recruitment
23 hours ago   (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...
12 July 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Graduates looking for careers with social purpose »
A career in the public sector can offer the meaningful career current graduates are after. Places are highly sought aft...
12 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
EY major recruitment expansion in Ireland »
EY has announced plans to create 520 new jobs in Ireland including 305 graduate roles.    Read more on Th...
04 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PwC to ban all-male job shortlists »
Big Four firm PwC has announced it will no longer permit all-male job shortlists, in a bid to tackle its gender pay gap.&n...

Apprenticeships
04 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New co-chair of Apprenticeship Delivery Board is appointed »
Claire Paul, Director of Leadership Development at the BBC has been appointed co-chair of the ADB - working alongside Trud...
02 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey says two thirds of young people interested in apprenticeships »
A new survey from The Sutton Trust finds that nearly two thirds of young people would be interested in starting an apprent...
02 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Using the apprenticeship brand »
Gov.uk have published National Apprenticeship Service brand guidelines and logos for employers and training providers to u...
28 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Greater flexibility for apprenticeship levy »
Employers given green light to transfer up to 10% of levy funds to multiple businesses.  Large employers will soon...
22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Co-op's AGM hears about the group's ambitious apprenticeship targets »
Attendees at Co-op's AGM were told about the group's apprenticeship scheme and it's talent pipeline into the group. ...

Degree Apprenticeships
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...

Education
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...

Diversity & Inclusion
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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...
23 hours ago   (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...
04 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What's next for gender pay gap? »
The Gender Pay Gap reporting got a significant amount of coverage. But what needs to be done now? Opinion piece in City...
20 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Britain's class ceiling »
Regional accents and working class backgrounds are said to be holding people back.  In addition, according to a ne...
11 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plans to force companies to publish pay gap between bosses and workers »
Companies may have to soon publish the pay gap between their chief executives and their average worker.  The plans...

Brexit
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...

Global
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...
09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Japanese companies adopt referral hiring »
Faced with labour shortages Japanese companies are tapping into the networks of their recent employees.  Although...
03 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deloitte named as best graduate employer in Ireland »
Big Four accountancy firm Deloitte won the award for best graduate employer at the Gradireland Awards.   ...

Student Development
31 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social media a positive impact on work life? »
Research conducted by CV Library says social media has a positive impact on work life. Almost 80% of professionals believe...
22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Manufacturers fear skills shortage post-Brexit »
Research reveals nearly half of UK manufacturers fear a skills crisis is looming. The research was conducted by EEF, The m...

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