The Month in HE

 

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

Work experience "key to employment" say parents

A recent survey commissioned by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) shows that 3 in 4 parents think qualifications that combine work experience and study are the best way to prepare young people for the workplace  read more

National Apprenticeship Awards 2019: regional finalists announced

Now in their 16th 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

Apprenticeships make the grade

Nearly 3 in 5 parents say apprenticeships are better than university  read more

Record number of disadvantaged students off to university

A record 17.3% of 18 year olds from the most disadvantaged backgrounds in England have been accepted – a rise of 0.8 percentage points on 2018  read more

UCAS responds to Labour’s proposed changes to the higher education admissions system

Clare Marchant, UCAS'Chief Executive, has responded to the Labour Party's plans to radically reform higher education admissions  read more

HE and Apprenticeship Bites

A round up of bites from in and around the world of apprenticeships, graduate and early-years talent, with snippets Institute of Student Employers, UCAS, KPMG, Marston's and Siemens  read more

What the graduate recruitment industry needs to learn from the BBC’s 'How to Break into the Elite'

Zac Williams, Co-Founder & Director at GradTouch, shares his views on BBC Two's 'How to Break into the Elite'  read more

What students want in a graduate job

Hype Collective partnered with the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) to find out what students want out of a graduate job  read more

Ri Five minutes with … Rebecca Hopwood

UCAS is ever-evolving, so Ri5 met with Rebecca Hopwood, Head of Employer Engagement at UCAS, to hear about their latest developments.  read more

Thursday, 22 August 2019

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