The Month in HE

 

Welcome to our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent.

CV-Library acquires Education-Jobs.co.uk

CV-Library has announced that it has acquired the Education-Jobs.co.uk website, as it continues to increase its network of 800+ recruitment partners  Read more

HE Bites

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent.  Read more

Majority of MPs agree apprenticeship minimum wage is not enough to live on

As Apprenticeship Week comes to a close, a survey by the Young Women’s Trust reveals that just one in five MPs think that the apprenticeship minimum wage is enough to live on.  Read more

ISE announces Student Development Conference line-up

Chris Baréz-Brown, author and founder of business consultancy Upping Your Elvis, will be headlining the conference.  Read more

UCAS backs apprenticeships

Mark Wilson, Strategy Manager at UCAS, takes a look at the demand and supply of apprenticeships.  Read more

Theresa May urges students to consider alternatives to university

A recent speech by the Prime Minister, prompted Milkround to review the university vs apprenticeship debate.  Read more

Leadership apprenticeships can get funding too

Many businesses are missing out on training funding for future leaders.  Read more

Demystifying the apprenticeship levy

If you were ever confused about the apprenticeship levy, here are five myth busters to set you straight.  Read more

An apprentice’s view – by Robyn Hodgson

With many thanks to Robyn Hodgson, who’s given up her time to share why she decided to opt for an apprenticeship. Read more

It’s National Apprenticeship Week… here’s five reasons why they rock

Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service, shares why she thinks there’s never been a better time to take on an apprentice.  Read more

Womble Bond Dickinson LLP: promoting diversity in apprenticeships

Leading transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson began offering UK apprenticeships in 2014 as a method to diversify the staff it recruits, now it is using the Apprenticeship Levy to introduce new apprenticeships to the firm and plug skills gaps.  Read more

Apprenticeship Bites

Welcome to our round up of bites to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2018.  Read more

BAME groups are steering clear of apprenticeships in Greater Manchester

Cllr Sean Anstee, GMCA lead for skills, employment and apprenticeships, is keen to promote best opportunities for everyone growing up in Greater Manchester.  Read more

M&S gets ‘Smart’ about early years’ recruitment

M&S have brought on board innovative recruitment service provider, Smart Resourcing Solutions (SRS), to streamline recruitment of early years careers candidates.  Read more

Amberjack to host recruitment masterclasses

A masterclass programme has been developed to give Senior HR, Talent and Recruitment professionals access to the latest insights, innovations and hot topics influencing the world of recruitment.  Read more

Diversity and social mobility headlines this year’s ‘The Big Assembly’ agenda

Can the second careers advice and guidance webinar beat the 10,000-strong audience of last year?  Read more

ISE Development Awards shortlist announced

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the shortlist for its annual Development Awards, which recognise and reward organisations committed to training and developing early talent.  Read more

National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of the National Undergraduate Employability Awards have been announced, with a range of employers and universities recognised for their contribution to the undergraduate market.  Read more

"It’s an impactful and sensible HE review we need not a political point scorer…"

Dan Beynon, Head of Education for SMRS, talks to Ri5 about the review of HE funding in England.  Read more

A tropical island grad scheme

Sound too good to be true? Not for one lucky graduate thanks to Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways.  Read more

The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network

The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network has increased its membership – taking the number of employers committed to apprenticeship diversity to over 40.  Read more

ISE announces Recruitment Conference 2018 line-up

Professor Steve Peters, consultant psychiatrist and author of the best-selling The Chimp Paradox, will be headlining the conference.  Read more

UCAS application rates indicate a strong demand for UK Higher Education

UCAS shares the numbers of undergraduate applications processed ahead of the January 15th deadline.  Read more

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

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