The Month in HE

The Month in HE


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

A record percentage of young people are off to university

In England, a record 27.9 per cent of the 18 year old population have been accepted through UCAS.  Read more

Research reveals lesser known qualifications could help boost skills and jobs

Level 4 and 5 qualifications could be the key to unlocking skills demanded by employers.  Read more

New clearing campaign for the University of Suffolk

With exam results looming, the University of Suffolk is primed to target the clearing grad market with a new campaign.  Read more

National Apprenticeship Awards 2018: regional finalists announced

Now in their 15th year, the Awards showcase the diverse and growing range of sectors engaged with apprenticeships, whilst celebrating outstanding apprentices, employers and individuals who go above and beyond to champion apprenticeships across England.  Read more

23.3% of all 18 year olds in Scotland will be starting university this year

The highest level recorded in recent years.  Read more

Ri5 Profile: Paul Naylor

Head of Employer Sales at Prospects, Paul has a passion for graduate recruitment, sport, music and film. Not necessarily in that order.  Read more

HE Bites

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent.  Read more

Half of students regret going to university

48% of students and graduates regret going to university according to research by Barclays Apprenticeships.  Read more

Increase in unconditional offers made to young people in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Students are increasingly likely to be made an unconditional offer for a place on an undergraduate course, before they have completed their qualifications at school or college.  Read more

SMRS launch new youth market data insight tool

YWare pools youth data in one place to optimise employers’ chances of finding the right early years talent.  Read more

The Branding Man (a.k.a Steve Keith) explains why teachers are wrong to write-off apprenticeships

As the former Marketing and Communications Lead – Apprenticeships for EY, we welcomed Steve’s opinions on the matter.  Read more

RateMyApprenticeship Awards: winners announced

The winners of the 2018 RateMyApprenticeship Awards have been announced, with BAE Systems taking home the crown for the headline Award, RateMyApprenticeship’s Top Employer.  Read more

KPMG come out top for social mobility

The Social Mobility Employer Index 2018 is out.  Read more

Milkround presents its latest research

Last month, Milkround held their bi-annual Insight Breakfast, presenting the recent findings from their latest student and graduate Candidate Compass report.  Read more

Thursday, 16 August 2018

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