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16.04.15

Article from THE discusses manifesto implications

The main parties have now published their manifestos. Reducing or even abolishing tuition fees, tightening student visas and linking teaching to funding - the Times Higher Education have reviewed the range of commitments. Read article

15.04.15

Lib Dem manifesto pledges £2.5bn for education

The Liberal Democrat manifesto has pledged an extra £2.5bn in funding for education after 2017. All the major parties have now released their manifestos. The Conservatives have pledged to protect funding per pupil and Labour to protect edu...

14.04.15

Sheffield RISE programme keeps graduates in the city

Sheffield council in partnership with the city's two universities and AGR members Gradcore and Gradconsult have created a ground breaking programme that is retaining talented graduates in local businesses. Over 100 students have been placed thou...

10.04.15

Cameron welcomes new apprenticeships

Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed announcements of 16,000 new apprenticeships, saying he wants the qualifications to be "level pegging" with university degrees, according to BBC News. Read more: BBC News

10.04.15

How hard is it to get an apprenticeship?

Chuka Umunna, the Labour shadow business secretary, says it is considerably more difficult to get an apprenticeship at BAE or Rolls-Royce than it is to get a place at Oxford or Cambridge. BBC news explores the extent to which this is true. ...