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

National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2019 shortlist unveiled

The National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2019 shortlist has been revealed. With 17 awards up for grabs, the Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of employers, universities and students in the undergraduate industry Read more

Office for Students: universities must eliminate equality gaps

The Office for Students (OfS), the higher education regulator, has challenged all universities to eliminate the gaps in access and student success within 20 years Read more

Record proportion of English and Scottish 18 year olds accepted into university

33.7% of all 18 year olds from England, and 26.7% from Scotland, were accepted through UCAS to start an undergraduate course in 2018. Northern Ireland and Wales saw entry rates similar to 2016 Read more

Generation Z present a whole new recruitment challenge

New research by Oleeo and MyKindaFuture suggests new tactics are needed to attract Gen Zers Read more

Only 6% of Gen Z in the UK are considering a career in manufacturing

A new Barclays report reveals that a career in manufacturing does not appeal to the next generation of workers, with only 6 per cent of Generation Z considering a career in the sector Read more

Vodafone Group Plc and Sony Pictures team up to promote digital careers

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is backing Vodafone’s free Future Jobs Finder Read more

Unconditional offers made to a third of young applicants in England, Northern Ireland, and Wales

UCAS’ 2018 End of Cycle Report shows 87,540 university applicants who are yet to complete their qualifications at school or college, have received an offer that could be considered unconditional Read more

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 winners are announced

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 included hundreds of apprentices, employers and individuals from across England Read more

Internships. Fair? Or foul.

Prospects shares their views on a new report commissioned by The Sutton Trust about the internship market Read more

Diageo makes progress to close gender pay gap & announces STEM scholarships for female students

Diageo has published its second Gender Pay Gap Report showing an improvement in the median pay gap Read more

Half of apprentices are in debt and one in five ends up out of work

According to a new Young Women's Trust report, almost half of apprentices are in debt, and one in five are now out of work  Read more

 


Tuesday, 18 December 2018

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