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How universities can promote student volunteering and social action

11 May 2016
Finding wins in life is not always easy, but for Sir Anthony Seldon, having universities actively facilitating social action among young people could be a rare and supreme example.

Student practical

Universities and employer sponsored study – potential for growth

27 April 2016
Work-related education has existed for many years - employer sponsored qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Group of students walking

How universities are tackling sexual violence

22 April 2016
Durham University has set up a Sexual Violence Taskforce to review our approach to this challenging area.

Talking at a work station

The apprenticeship levy is coming – what it means for universities

20 April 2016
How will universities deal with the government’s proposed apprenticeship levy.

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.

Medical students

What to make of the new doctoral loans?

21 March 2016
Martina Tortis wants to see a loan scheme that works for students, the public purse and institutions alike.

Civil engineering student

Investing in apprenticeships

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

Megan Murray

Why I chose to study for a degree apprenticeship

16 March 2016
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, Megan Murray explains her reasons for choosing to work and study as one of the first degree apprentices.