The onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – automation, robotics, artificial intelligence and digital technology – and challenges of Brexit and an ageing population are creating rising demand for those with qualifications above Level 4 (HNC/Ds, foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees). This report looks at the rapid pace of change and increasing complexity of work, and highlights the need for continual skill upgrading, lifelong learning and study of higher education qualifications at all levels.
Episode 1: UUK's Greg Wade talks to Joe Marshall - Chief Executive, National Centre for Universities and Business. Episode 1 transcript (PDF)
Episode 2: UUK's Greg Wade talks to Stephen Isherwood - Chief Executive, Institute of Student Employers. Episode 2 transcript (PDF)