The Month in HE


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

Financial Times & Lloyds Bank to give UK students free FT subscriptions
From the start of the new academic term in September, students will have full access to award-winning journalism on  Read more

AGR Awards winners
The winners of the 2017 Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony hosted by comedian Hal Cruttenden as part of the AGR’s annual Student Recruitment Conference.  Read more

Apprenticeships set to grow
AGR's latest survey reveals employers are up-scaling their Apprenticeship programmes significantly.  Read more

CIPD People Management Awards finalists
The finalists have been announced for this year’s CIPD People Management Awards, which set out to recognise outstanding and innovative achievements in people management, learning and development.  Read more

Breakfast News – Why are we not gender equal in 2017?
The latest Breakfast News event took place last week, on the subject of ‘Why are we not gender equal in 2017?’, and saw a raft of speakers offer their insight to another full house of attendees.  Read more

Prospects Survey: 1/3 students & grads want to work with SMEs
A survey of students and graduates by the UK’s leading graduate careers expert, Prospects, reveals that 37% hope to work for a small to medium business.  Read more

Graduate Brexit fears double
New research from suggests that graduates are more fearful than ever about the impact of Brexit.  Read more

Bright Network D&I breakfast reveals valuable insight
Bright Network’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Breakfast was held on the 18th May at Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen.  Read more

AllAboutSchoolLeavers awards recognise top employers for school leavers
The UK’s top employers for school leavers have been revealed, following the 2017 AllAboutSchoolLeavers Top 100 Employers for School and College Leavers Awards.  Read more

AGR: “One in six drop out of graduate programmes.”
The Association of Graduate Recruiter’s 2017 Development Survey reveals that 20% of graduates leave in the first year of a graduate development programme, a figure that rises to 46% after 5 years in employment.  Read more

Apprenticeship opportunities suffer from gender prejudice
School leavers and their parents are shunning apprenticeship opportunities because they mistakenly believe that they are divided into traditional gender-specific career routes.  Read more

Prospects launches GMT Special Apprenticeship Edition
Launched on the 11th May, Prospects Apprenticeship Special Edition of Graduate Market Trends features expert views on the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy.  Read more

Guardian UK 300 for 2017: results revealed
GTI has published this year’s Guardian UK 300 rankings.  Read more

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

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