The Month in HE


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

AGR Conference: Awards shortlist and headline speakers announced
The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has revealed the speakers for the AGR Student Recruitment Conference 2017 and released the shortlist for its 2017 Awards. Read more

Apprentices vs. Graduates: Mike Hoffman, SMRS
April saw the official launch of the most anticipated piece of employer legislation since the Minimum Wage: The Apprenticeship Levy.  Read more

Brexit. Good news or bad news for Higher Education?
As we move towards exiting the EU, we explore what the Government is thinking about when it comes to Higher Education.  Read more

Students should not have to worry about graduate employment while at university, outgoing head of UCAS says
University students should not feel compelled to get a job until six months after graduating, the outgoing head of UCAS has said as she warned against the “obsession” with careers.  Read more

TARGETjobs awards recognise the undergraduates of the year 2017
TARGETjobs held its 2017 Undergraduate of the Year Awards last week at the East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf, where 120 of the country’s outstanding students gathered to find out who had won awards across 12 categories.  Read more

Milkround partners with UpRising to host event for graduates
Milkround partnered with UpRising, a youth leadership development organisation, to host an employability event at their Southwark headquarters on 11th April, 2017.  Read more

GEDC Airbus Diversity Award - call for entries
Airbus, the leading aircraft manufacturer, and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC), are calling for nominations for this year’s ‘Airbus Diversity Award’.  Read more

UCAS names new Chief Executive
Professor Sir Steve Smith, UCAS Chair, has announced that Clare Marchant will succeed Mary Curnock Cook as UCAS Chief Executive on 3rd July, 2017.  Read more

BigChoice Group appoints new Head of Consumer Brands
BigChoice Group has appointed Gerry Nixon to the role of Head of Consumer Brands at The National Student.  Read more

TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2017 winners announced
The winners of the 2017 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced last night, with Allen & Overy the evening’s big winner.  Read more

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

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