The Month in HE


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

London named ‘best university city’ as Brexit looms
Just as the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018 announce their top 1,000 universities in the world, experts are warning that Brexit threatens London’s status as the leading university city.  Read more

Graduates are happy to renege on job offers
Milkround’s annual survey gives some great insights as to the current mindset of today’s graduates. But there’s some worrying trends emerging too.  Read more

JCB’s £7.5m investment in Young Talent creates 168 jobs
JCB have announced the recruitment of almost 170 apprentices and graduates as the company steps up investment in its Young Talent programme.  Read more

Children’s career aspirations suffer from parents’ lack of confidence
EY, the multinational professional services firm has released research that indicates half of parents worry that their understanding of today’s career landscape could hinder their child’s prospects.  Read more

Affluent students get apprenticeships advantage
New research from the CIM reveals that A Level students from disadvantaged backgrounds are more at risk of missing out on ‘free’ degree apprenticeships.  Read more

The GCSE results are in
In the biggest shake-up in a generation, the GCSEs were always going to be under the media spotlight. Ri5 reviews what all the fuss is about.  Read more

Retiring workers to create UK STEM labour shortage by 2023
Research carried out by EDF Energy reveals that retiring workers will create over half a million job vacancies in science, research, engineering and technology, over the next 6 years.  Read more

Judgement day for the reformed A-levels
17th August 2017 marks the results for the newly formatted A-levels. Let’s see how they measure up.  Read more

TalentWorksInternational: 8 generation Z statistics you need to know
TalentWorksInternational share some key statistics about people born between the mid-1990s to mid-2000s.  Read more

Results for the National Student Survey are out. But are the students happy?
In the latest report, student satisfaction come under scrutiny.  Read more

National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 regional finalists announced
Now in their fourteenth year, the awards celebrate England’s top apprenticeship employers and apprentices, as well as recognising those individuals that make a significant contribution to apprenticeships.  Read more

Dan Beynon, SMRS: is Clearing more unpredictable than ever in 2017?
With A Level results day looming next week, Dan Beynon, Head of Education at SMRS, talks about higher education marketing.  Read more

Prospects launches Summer Graduate Market Trends
Prospects’ latest edition of Graduate Market Trends (GMT) focuses on gender in graduate recruitment and careers.  Read more

Friday, 8 September 2017

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