The Month in HE


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

PepsiCo call for graduates to identify the next big trend in food and drink
PepsiCo have launched PepsiCo Go 2018, which will see graduates from across Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa identifying the next big trend in food and beverages Read more

Unpaid internships. Work experience at what cost?
In a recent report published by the Sutton Trust, it examines the cost of an internship in both London and Manchester  Read more

The UCAS 2017 equalities data is out
A new report has been released which gives detailed equalities statistics for individual universities and colleges around the UK  Read more

Ri5 apprenticeships special
Find out about apprenticeships at BMW, KPMG, EY, BAE Systems and Co-op Insurance, and what Tower Hamlets is doing to help young people get the training they need to get into work  Read more

Nationwide introduces unique new assessment for graduates and apprentices
A revolutionary new way of recruiting has been adopted by Nationwide, as it puts prospective candidates through a series of logical and problem solving exercises to assess relevant behaviours in an escape room challenge  Read more

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 winners are announced
In a glittering ceremony held last night, there was much to applaud. Here are some of the highlights from the evening  Read more

Ri5’s industry predictions for 2018
Here’s what some of the industry’s movers and shakers have to say.  Read more

Shock results, as graduate recruitment at the UK’s top employers falls
‘The Graduate Market in 2018’* by High Fliers Research was carried out in December 2017 and published some unexpected results Read more

Businesses still in the dark over apprenticeships
According to a new survey by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LLCI) more than a third of London businesses say their company is not aware of the new apprenticeship funding arrangements  Read more

Graduate jobs market to expand in 2018
According to a report by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), employers expect to increase their graduate job vacancies by 11% this year, marking a return to double-digit growth  Read more

Graduate Promotions becomes part of Havas People
Havas People have completed the acquisition of Graduate Promotions  Read more

CIPD: 53% of employers paying apprenticeship levy would rather have a training levy
Of those employers currently paying the apprenticeship levy, more than half would prefer a more general training levy  Read more

A shaky start for the Office for Students (OFS)
Dan Beynon, Head of Education for SMRS, takes time out to share his views around the Toby Young debacle and his hopes for the future  Read more

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

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