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Greg Clark announced as universities minister

Greg Clark has replaced David Willets for minister of universities and science following the recent pre-election cabinet reshuffle. Read more: Times Higher Education


Youth unemployment at lowest level since recession began

Youth unemployment has fallen to its lowest level since the start of the financial crisis, official figures have shown. While encouraging, pay growth is at a record low, prompting some to question the quality of the jobs being created. Read...


Students must think of themselves as “learners, not consumers”

Universities should be seen by students as more than a “service provider”, Rona O'Brien, Dean of Business and Management, GSM London has said. The lines of HE have become blurred, she says, with too much emphasis being placed on the...


3 of out 4 SMEs believe degrees are worth less than 10 years ago

SMEs are increasingly looking to hire apprentices in favour of university graduates due to a preference for “hard skills” which will impact on their business, a survey of 1000 SMEs has revealed. Read more: The Telegraph


Government launches #FirstJobs campaign

The government has launched a new campaign to encourage young people to gain work experience earlier, as part of which people are encouraged to share their first job on Twitter. Read more: HR Grapevine