Graduate unemployment is at its highest in 17 years at 8.9%, but is expected to have peaked in the short-term, according to research published this month by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU).
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David Cruickshank, chairman of Deloitte and Education and Employers Taskforce trustee, will join a growing number of senior business leaders who are visiting schools and colleges to talk to young people when he visits Lambeth College in Vauxhall, central London on Monday 18 October at 13.00. He will be joined by John Hayes MP, Minister of State for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning.
With many young people in the UK choosing to take a gap year, mainly due to the lack of job opportunities or university places available this year, it is important that they prepare themselves appropriately for the adventure ahead. Worryingly, some reports suggest that gap year insurance claims have risen over the past six months and that some people are still not taking out adequate insurance in the first place.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today launched a national recruitment campaign to fill 35,000 jobs across England and Wales.
Places on Veterinary Medicine courses at the majority of British universities are highly prized. Many universities require students to have achieved three A grades and institutions can afford to be picky because competition is fierce. So how can students striving for a career in Veterinary Medicine, Equine Studies or Agriculture differentiate themselves before they have to write their critical personal statements?
Now is the time for undergraduates to look for summer internships, according to leading recruitment expert and internship specialist, Ben Rosen of Inspiring Interns.
This Autumn, the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) is holding an exciting new three day festival for budding British songwriters called SongFest, which aims to support the future talent of the music industry.
Students are invited to nominate companies that provide exceptional work placements as the National Council for Work Experience (NCWE) launches its annual Awards.
Sales of backpacker insurance were more than eight times higher in August than during the same month last year as frustration over university places prompted potential students to take a year out, new figures from Virgin Money Travel Insurance show.