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

Almost half of UK employees believe women are underrepresented in tech and digital roles

Monster Confidence, an initiative with award-winning social enterprise Stemettes, is focused on providing confidence, inspiration and guidance for young women looking to pursue STEM Read more

Barclays launches new graduate fund

Research from Barclays has revealed the true cost of getting onto the career ladder after university, with the average graduate attending four interviews and forking out a total £550 to land that all important job offer  Read more

The Times top 100 graduate employers 2018-19 revealed

PwC has been voted the UK’s number one graduate employer in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers for an unprecedented fifteenth consecutive year  Read more

UK’s top undergraduate employers 2018-19

Goldman Sachs Group has taken the top spot in a list of the top 100 undergraduate employers in the UK, compiled by RateMyPlacement  Read more

CIPD People Management Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2018 CIPD People Management Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel hosted by TV presenter and journalist, Steph McGovern  Read more

Top graduate jobs soar yet state-schooled graduates are vastly underrepresented

According to research undertaken by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), businesses hired significantly more graduates, apprentices and interns this year, however much more needs to be done to improve diversity  Read more

Vodafone UK launches initiatives to expand digital skills

To help build the UK’s digital future, Vodafone has announced new education and mentoring programmes developed for university students, digital entrepreneurs and Vodafone employees interested in a digital career  Read more

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) launches new undergraduate campaign

Ahead of the university’s open day calendar, UCLan goes out of its way to make a splash in the ever-competitive grad market  Read more

National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 Regional Winners: North West, North East, London, East Midlands and East of England

Regional winners in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 are being announced at 9 regional ceremonies taking place over the next 3 weeks  Read more

BP launches the Skills Refinery to support students’ employability

New online portal aims to help students equip themselves for the future world of work  Read more

Record numbers of students accepted through Clearing

UCAS has published the latest acceptance figures for the 2018 application cycle, as of 28 days after A level results day  Read more

One third of students 'can't afford' internships

New research from graduate jobs board Milkround has revealed that almost one in three (27%) are worried they will lose out on roles to other applicants who can afford to accept a poorly paid internship  Read more

Thursday, 11 October 2018

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