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Why we need more degree apprenticeships

9 March 2017
Professor Quintin McKellar, Vice-Chancellor of University of Hertfordshire, highlights the advantages of degree apprentices for employers and apprentices themselves.

Graduate earnings data is welcome but doesn't tell full story

1 December 2016
You may have noticed stories doing the rounds today about graduate earnings, employment rates and something called 'LEO'. So, what's this all about?

Why there aren’t 'too many graduates in the jobs market'

12 October 2016
Why the CIPD's latest report is wrong to suggest that there are too many graduates in the jobs market.

An employer perspective on social mobility: why we need to work together to give everyone a chance

11 October 2016
​It is a sad truth that the economic and social position of a student's family has the greatest impact on their access to university and their success while they are there.

Annual conference: university sector has much to discuss

5 September 2016
Tomorrow and Wednesday, Nottingham Trent University hosts Universities UK’s 2016 annual conference: an occasion when we put to one side our areas of competition – for students, staff, research grants, project investment and league table positions – and c

More flexibility needed between academic and vocational routes

8 July 2016
Steve West, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England, says flexibility must be built in to a new technical education system

graduates

Graduate earnings – the only measure of student success?

13 April 2016
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has published a major study comparing graduate earnings.

Graduation from behind

How many future jobs will require higher level skills?

7 April 2016
UK Commission on Employment and Skills - report projecting occupational trends from 2014 to 2024.

Construction student

How the University of Exeter is embracing Degree Apprenticeships

7 April 2016
The University of Exeter is proud to be committed to Degree Apprenticeships as an innovative new approach to higher education.

Civil engineering student

Investing in apprenticeships

18 March 2016
Ruth South of Capgemini reports on a successful partnership with Aston University.