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

Thousands of higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies announced
Over 3000 higher and degree apprenticeships have been announced  Read more

Prospects launches Autumn Graduate Market Trends
Prospects’ latest edition of Graduate Market Trends (GMT) focuses on LGBT and feminist issues in higher education, graduate migration, expanded life-long notions of career and Brexit  Read more

Anchor’s apprenticeship scheme ranked top of RateMyApprenticeship Top 100 Employers
Katie Rankin, Anchor's Qualifications & Apprenticeships Manager, comments on their recent win  Read more

Apprenticeships at EY are serious business
Steve Keith, Marketing and Communications Lead – Apprenticeships at EY, updates us in this interview about the great work they’re doing  Read more

Which employers get top marks from the apprentices?
This is the fourth year that RateMyApprenticeship has conducted its best apprentice employer survey in the UK  Read more

Earn while you learn. But is that the reality for apprentices?
40% of apprentices spend more than they earn, with female apprentices being worse off  Read more

Apprenticeships starts are down. Not by a little, but by a lot
Latest figures released by the Department for Education shows the number of people starting apprenticeships has fallen by 61% since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy  Read more

University applications reach ‘highest recorded’
The first statistical release for the 2018 UCAS admissions cycle has revealed a robust start, with the highest number of applicants to October-deadline courses recorded since reporting at this deadline began  Read more

Graduate unemployment rate lowest since 1989
According to newly-published ‘What Do Graduates Do?’ survey by Prospects, graduate unemployment has fallen to 5.3% from 5.7%  Read more

BRIT Awards to create new apprenticeship scheme
A new apprenticeship scheme has been created by the BPI and funded by money raised by the BRIT Awards  Read more

Executive apprenticeships are now a thing
As a new master’s degree for business leaders is launched, it gives rise to more senior level post graduate study being funded by the apprenticeship levy  Read more

What do graduates do?
Prospects are hosting two events which will offer a comprehensive picture of the destinations of last year’s graduates  Read more

The proportion of ethnic workers with degrees is on the up. But there is still job and pay disparity in the workplace.
A study by The Resolution Foundation explores how degree attainment relates to employment and pay  Read more

Jobsgopublic launch Chapter Education
Jobsgopublic have announced the full launch of their brand-new education arm, Chapter Education  Read more

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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