The Month in HE


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

Capgemini leads the way, along with Aston University, to deliver UK’s first ever degree apprentices
Ahead of the curve, Capgemini and Aston University are proud to see their first degree apprentices graduate this month Read more

Milkround introduces new features to improve both the jobseeker and employer experience
Milkround launches innovations to ensure their platform and technology supports evolving needs Read more

2017’s ambitious and prepared graduates feel under-employed
Released today, Accenture Strategy’s 2017 UK Grad Employment Study reveals that young people feel under-resourced in graduate level roles, with 71% citing that they feel under-employed  Read more

#1 employer for social mobility, Grant Thornton, reveals all
With the release of what’s believed to be the first Social Mobility Employer Index, Grant Thornton beat nearly 100 employers to claim the top spot Read more

Uni. Or not to Uni? That is the question.
New salary research from Indeed indicates Uni isn’t for everyone, with plenty of high-paid salaries on offer for those prepared to train on-the-job  Read more

Businessman helps create brighter futures for disadvantaged young people
David Pinchin takes inspired steps to put social mobility into practice Read more

The AGR reveals what employers were thinking in the run up to The Apprenticeship Levy
Over 2% of UK employers must now pay an apprenticeship levy. Here we find out what that meant in practical terms just before it was introduced Read more

Apprenticeship employment boost for people with learning disabilities
Mencap is welcoming the Government’s plans to ensure people with a learning disability have equal opportunities to take up an apprenticeship and employment. Read more

Universities: Teaching Excellence Framework
Results of The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) have been published. Read more

Jaguar Land Rover team up with Gorillaz to recruit engineering talent
Jaguar Land Rover is working with Gorillaz to recruit more than 1,000, next generation electronic and software engineers. Read more

The benefits of segmentation in student recruitment
Jon Kirk, Account Director at SMRS, talks about how Birkbeck have had success via segmentation Read more

Inequality in pay. New data suggests it’s starting young...
The Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset looks at the progress of higher education leavers into the labour market. The results are most revealing. Read more


Thursday, 6 July 2017

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