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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.

Tom Sherlock

A week in the life of a degree apprentice

16 March 2016
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, Tom Sherlock gives us an insight into the combination balancing work and study as one of the first degree apprentices.

Construction students

The value of apprenticeships

14 March 2016
Professor Chris Husbands explains how degree apprenticeships at Sheffield Hallam University have contributed to the success of the regional economy.

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Universities – making the most of devolution and localism

7 March 2016
James Ransom examines the implications for universities following the passage of the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill.