The Month in HE

 

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

All employers in England to have better access to buy high quality apprenticeships

Small and medium sized businesses, who don’t pay the Apprenticeship Levy, will take full control over apprenticeships in their business as they come on board the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s award-winning apprenticeship service Read more

easyJet aiming to get more girls interested in aviation through continued sponsorship of Brownies' badge

The Aviation badge was announced in March 2018 to get more girls interested in aviation, to challenge gender stereotypes, and to encourage more girls to consider a career as a pilot Read more

Amazon Web Services launches ‘AWS Get IT’ to encourage more girls to consider a career in technology

This new programme makes digital skills accessible to Year 8 students across the UK, introduces them to cloud computing, and inspires them to consider a career in technology Read more

ISE annual conference announces high profile line-up of speakers

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has revealed the headline speakers for its Annual Student Recruitment Conference and Awards taking place on 8 and 9 July 2019 Read more

Prospects to host degree fraud roundtable events

Prospects is bringing together employers and universities to identify solutions and reach a common understanding on reducing degree fraud Read more

Travelodge launches new dual workplace student recruitment programme

Travelodge, which operates over 560 UK hotels, has launched a new dual workplace programme offering 3,000 jobs Read more

Universities acting to close BAME student attainment gap

A new report by Universities UK (UUK) and the National Union of Students (NUS) concludes that UK universities must demonstrate their commitment to university-wide change as they seek to eliminate the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) student attainment gap in UK higher education Read more

Prospects launches Virtual Careers Fairs

Prospects has announced that it will host a new series of Virtual Careers Fairs, bringing together high calibre students and graduates with career, education and lifestyle opportunities. Read more

National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 launched

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 have been launched, with the application site now open for entries Read more

RateMyApprenticeship Awards now open for nominations

The Awards, now in their fifth year, bring together apprentices, schools, employers and training providers to celebrate their incredible achievements in apprenticeships across the UK Read more

Graduates continue to benefit with higher earnings

New figures show that working-age graduates earned £10,000 more than non-graduates in 2018 and had higher employment rates Read more

"More than half of young adults would now consider undertaking an apprenticeship": Redrow

Redrow has launched the second part of its third annual report on perceptions of apprenticeships and careers in construction Read more

Plans launched to boost digital skills for adults

Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton unveils new qualifications based on rigorous national standards to give adults the digital skills they need Read more 

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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