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A-Level results: students need guidance as 49% view apprenticeships as second-rate to university

A-Level results: students need guidance as 49% view apprenticeships as second-rate to university

Early careers expert Prospects is urging students who get unexpected A-Level results this week to seek professional careers advice as a survey shows the impact...
52% of students blame cost of living crisis for feelings of loneliness at university

52% of students blame cost of living crisis for feelings of loneliness at university

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SAY COST-OF-LIVING IS CAUSING POOR MENTAL HEALTH, LONELINESS AND UNDERPERFORMANCE  More than half of current UK students (52%) said the cost-of-living crisis was...
Manchester Metropolitan University partners with Christie’s for First Generation art scholarships

Manchester Metropolitan University partners with Christie’s for First Generation art scholarships

Manchester Metropolitan University has partnered with the world-leading auction house, art and luxury business Christie’s to support its award-winning First Generation Scholarship programme for students...
International study reveals that access to alumni groups improves teacher skills and job satisfaction

International study reveals that access to alumni groups improves teacher skills and job satisfaction

An international study examining the impact of alumni networks on educators, has revealed that engagement with former student groups improves teacher attitudes, skills, capacities, and...
Opportunities after A-levels: Paid apprenticeships widen access to the top professional finance careers

Opportunities after A-levels: Paid apprenticeships widen access to the top professional finance careers

Bright school leavers who choose not to study for a degree can still obtain the prestigious Chartered Institute of Management Accountants professional qualification 15th August...
How results day setback and a teacher’s stinging criticism set Coventry University Provost on life-changing journey

How results day setback and a teacher’s stinging criticism set Coventry University Provost on life-changing journey

Coventry University Provost Ian Dunn was told by a teacher he’d never speak French after picking up his exam results – now he’s not just...
IFS: Lack of progress on closing educational inequalities disadvantaging millions throughout life

IFS: Lack of progress on closing educational inequalities disadvantaging millions throughout life

New research on inequalities, carried out for the IFS Deaton Review of Inequalities and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, finds that disadvantaged pupils start school...
Workers plunged into deepest pay squeeze since the Silver Jubilee

Workers plunged into deepest pay squeeze since the Silver Jubilee

Today (Tuesday 16th August), the Office for National Statistics have published the latest labour market figures. This month's figures show that real wages have fallen...
Employers reassess value of degrees in face of worker shortages, ahead of A-level results day

Employers reassess value of degrees in face of worker shortages, ahead of A-level results day

Nearly three quarters of employers are less interested in university degrees than a decade ago, according to new research from the global hiring platform, Indeed....
The countdown is on: how to manage results day for better or worse

The countdown is on: how to manage results day for better or worse

The countdown to A-level results day is on and with just days to go young people up and down the country will be going through...
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