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Government and UK business leaders back drive for employer engagement with young people

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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.

Courses & Careers

Gap year travel – How to stay safe and avoid those possible dangers

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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.

Courses & Careers

A career as a veterinarian

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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?

Campus News

Think internship

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Now is the time for undergraduates to look for summer internships, according to leading recruitment expert and internship specialist, Ben Rosen of Inspiring Interns.

Gap Years

‘Mind the Gap’ as students take a year out

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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.

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