Accept Cookies?
News & Press
Filter news by category:

Graduate / student recruitment and development news

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

You may also be interested in The Student Employer. Find out more >

Diversity & Inclusion
15 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Youth Select Committee calls for evidence on work experience »
The Youth Select Committee announced today a new inquiry into barriers to work experience. The Committee is calling for ev...
02 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
No Black British Caribbeans won a place on Civil Service Fast Stream »
Despite double the number of applications compared to 2016, for the first time in five years no Black British Caribbean ap...
02 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A third of LGBT workers fear disclosing their sexuality at work »
Research from YouGov found that 35% of LGBT workers do not disclose their sexuality at work for fear of being discriminate...
18 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gender diversity in nuclear industry »
Commentary piece from World Nuclear News which looks at ways the industry can become more inclusive and attractive to this...
11 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethnic minorities and less advantaged students less likely to succeed »
Research from the Office for Students shows that black, Asian or disabled students and students from disadvantaged neighbo...
06 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report ranks Cambridge and Oxford among worst for socio-economic equality »
A report by Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) ranks Cambridge as the worst university for admitting students from d...
05 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women face pay gap at graduation »
"Recent figures from the Department for Education (DfE) from the financial year 2015-16 have found on average women take h...
19 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Mobility Employer Index 2018 »
The Social Mobility Employer Index 2018 is currently open for submissions. The Index is an important benchmarking to...
26 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
I'd be paid more if if was 'posher" »
BBC Breakfast presenter Steph McGovern says the corporation should face questions about class bias. The presenter, wh...
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...
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...
27 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Black, Asian and minority ethnic people are still hugely under-represented in senior roles »
Read more about the experiences of Guardian readers on what they have faced at work, and why BAME candidates aren't reachi...
18 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More women than men accepted at university this year »
Women are now more than a third more likely to go to university than men, according to new figures from Ucas. Figures f...
18 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BBC removes qualifications from job applicants CVs »
The BBC is removing university and school education from applications of any potential new recruits. They have also set...