Competition Awards Unconditional Admission Offer

A contest could be the unique route of an aspiring student to admission into university. The winner of an advertising contest will be offered a completely unconditional slot by Falmouth University in its BA in creative advertising. The university aims to attract more talents to the course and make … [Read more...]

How the US Economy Took-In Out-of-College Workers

The declining college numbers is proving to be a global phenomenon. Despite ranking top in the world’s higher education, the US student population is following a downside dip. The percentage of high school graduates opting to enter college decreased. According to the latest government data, … [Read more...]

Nigel Carrington on Creativity and Economic Success

“The creative and cultural industries make up the second largest, and fastest growing, sector of the UK economy, worth £8 million per hour and accounting for 5.6% of jobs.” This is the heart of Nigel Carrington’s reply to the recent recommendation released by the Confederation of British Industry … [Read more...]

Getting hired: Same old graduate dilemma

Obtaining the right skill to boost the graduate’s employment prospects seemed not to be apt at university. Employers continue to lament over the emerging graduates’ gap in skill; yet, they fail to perform their part of the deal. Available job internships can’t provide a proper fix. Experts … [Read more...]

Answering to the Space Industry’s Demand

The UK space sector is in dire need of highly skilled scientists and engineers.  The demand hasn’t seen any stopping in its growth.  In fact, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills forecasted a very appealing growth trend, marked at present up to year 2030. Unfortunately, the UK space … [Read more...]

When Career Starts Before Graduation

A job, a decent job – these are catchy phrases nowadays.  Students who haven’t graduated yet, but are approaching their final year are restlessly considering their employment options.  Concerns continue to rock their consciousness: “Do I have the skills, the qualifications?” Fortunately, students … [Read more...]

Better Job Prospects for Year 2014 Graduates

Finally, the month of February is showing some love to the graduating class of 2014.  This “love” comes in the form of prospects, job prospects to be exact.  Word had spread that this year’s job prospects have soared a bit higher, taking aim for more graduates. The poll has been conducted by the … [Read more...]

Pay Expectations: When female grads ‘undervalue themselves’

Gender gap is persistent in ruining the aspirations of the education and employment sectors.  This week’s featured victims are quoted as continually "undervaluing themselves” or are "less ambitious" in their career paths. The victims consist of female graduates – who just like their male … [Read more...]

Boosting Glasgow’ School-Leavers

A breath of fresh air came from Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow.  The recent education news has almost often been pegged as ‘bad news.’  This time around, it’s going to be about improvements, as well as, incremental steps that which made Glasgow’s Higher Ed prospects brighter. To start it, … [Read more...]