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  • Project SEARCH in the Borders 2018
    NHS Borders, Scottish Borders Council (SBC) and Borders College worked together to introduce Project SEARCH in the Borders back in 2016. Since then the program has gone from strength to strength. Last week marked the start of the programme for our third intake of interns. During the course of the one year program, eight interns […]
  • More joined up approach needed to address student mental health
    Mental health has come to the fore over the last few years, with charities, royals and employers working hard to highlight what has often been a hidden disability. As the issue has received more attention, both in the press and among policy-makers, one of the key areas of discussion has been how we can improve […]
  • Five ways to keep your employee’s spirits up during the autumn term
    During autumn the seasonal shift away from summer and the arrival of colder weather can leave employees feeling unmotivated. To avoid the seasonal change having a detrimental impact on your business, here are five steps you can take to ensure employees’ spirits and productivity levels remain high, even as the temperature drops.  As the days […]
  • Progress to Excellence Ltd offers alternative route into rewarding nursing and midwifery careers
    MORE doors to challenging and rewarding careers in healthcare are being opened by Progress to Excellence Ltd with the expansion of its fast-track routes for adults into further education. Its newly launched Access to Higher Education (HE) Nursing and Midwifery course offers an alternative route to training for those aged 19-plus who want a career in these […]
  • More Funding Cuts! - FE Soundbite 462
    We hope you had a great week. Funding took centre stage again: Severe squeeze on further education and sixth-form funding in England Congrats to Ann Gravells, we re-published an article she wrote a while ago... and it has proved really popular, it was our most popular article this week.. have you checked it out Ann’s […]
  • London South Bank University wins ‘University of the Year for Graduate Employment’ second year running
    London South Bank University (LSBU) has this today (Friday 21 September) been named ‘University of the Year for Graduate Employment’ for an ‘unprecedented’ second year running by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. LSBU’s award win is ‘unprecedented’, according to Alistair McCall, Editor of the Guide, as it is the first […]
  • Award-winning graduate employability programme gains further support of J.P. Morgan
    J.P. Morgan is collaborating with Queen Mary University of London by supporting a summer programme to further Widening Participation students’ employability. Led by Queen Mary’s Careers and Enterprise team, in partnership with University of East London and City, University of London, the QConsult Summer programme places students into mini consultancy projects within east London-based organisations. […]
  • Latest patterns and trends in UK higher education
    Universities UK has published its latest Patterns and trends report – published annually by Universities UK – presenting a range of data and analysis on the changing size and shape of UK higher education. The report analyses the last 10 years in higher education, focusing on applications, student demographics and graduate outcomes; staff backgrounds and […]
  • UTC Reading awarded Microsoft Global Showcase School Status for the second time
    Microsoft has recognised UTC Reading as a Microsoft Showcase School once again, following previous recognition for this in 2015, becoming the country’s first UTC to be awarded this status. Microsoft Showcase Schools are the change makers in education. You are part of an exclusive global community, recognised and celebrated for educational transformation that includes vision […]
  • Adventurer Anna’s Awards to Uxbridge College Achievers
    Adventurer and author Anna McNuff joined some of Uxbridge College’s most inspiring students and employer partners to celebrate their achievements at an awards night recognising their success. Anna, whose incredible endurance feats include cycling through every state in the USA and running 3,000 miles from one end of New Zealand to the other, is also […]