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Over half of internships result in job offers, research finds
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Over half of internships result in job offers, research finds

Yet 72% of those who are offered a job from their internship decline the offer It’s a graduate’s job market: 1 in 3 (34%) have declined a job Confidence crisis:..

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Patrick Vernon OBE Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Black History Month Magazine
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Patrick Vernon OBE Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Black History Month Magazine

Patrick Vernon OBE is credited as a filmmaker, cultural historian and founder of the 100 Great Black Britons. As Black History Month celebrates its 30th anniversary, Patrick has been appointed..

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Female engineers continue to face discrimination in the workplace
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Female engineers continue to face discrimination in the workplace

Unacceptable behaviour and unequal treatment still prevalent in engineering industry and academia Female engineers in the UK are still facing unacceptable behaviour and unequal treatment in the workplace, according to..

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Diversity, equality and inclusion at HM Land Registry – An interview with Head of Diversity Julie Dennis
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Diversity, equality and inclusion at HM Land Registry – An interview with Head of Diversity Julie Dennis

What is the role of HM Land Registry? We register the ownership of property in England and Wales. What that means is that we safeguard land and property ownership worth..

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Report looks at latest trends in UK higher education
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Report looks at latest trends in UK higher education

Universities UK published today its latest Patterns and trends report which presents a range of data and analysis on the changing size and shape of UK higher education. The report covers..

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HS2 contracts ‘not possible’ to win without improving diversity
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HS2 contracts ‘not possible’ to win without improving diversity

Companies hoping to win contracts with HS2 have this week been warned that it will be impossible to do so without improving their organisation’s record for diversity and inclusion. The..

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BRITISH BLACK ACADEMIC’S FOUNDER DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT GLOBAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE
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BRITISH BLACK ACADEMIC’S FOUNDER DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT GLOBAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE

Dr Deborah Gabriel delivered the keynote address at the Global Conference on Education, Research & Policy in Washington DC on April 11 entitled: Embedding Inclusion, Equality and Liberation in Media..

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BBA PATRON SHIRLEY ANN TATE INAUGURAL PROFESSORIAL LECTURE
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BBA PATRON SHIRLEY ANN TATE INAUGURAL PROFESSORIAL LECTURE

Black British Academics patron Shirley Ann Tate, who recently joined Leeds Beckett University as the first Professor of Race and Education, is to deliver her inaugaral lecture on 21st June...

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Top graduate jobs at law firms, banks and consultancies go to pupils from just 10 elite private schools
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Top graduate jobs at law firms, banks and consultancies go to pupils from just 10 elite private schools

Pupils from just ten private and grammar schools make up three per cent of the applicants for prestigious graduate recruitment schemes, a study has revealed. And the same pupils are..

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Top 4 reasons to run your own diversity and inclusion week
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Top 4 reasons to run your own diversity and inclusion week

An engaged workforce is a happy and productive workforce; this is the view of CEO of Broadland Housing Group Michael Newey, a champion of his company’s annual diversity and inclusion..

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ECU subscribing institutions win awards at the Guardian University Awards 2017
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ECU subscribing institutions win awards at the Guardian University Awards 2017

The fifth annual Guardian University Awards took place in London on Wednesday 29 March 2017 to recognise outstanding achievement from universities across the UK.  The awards, which are held each..

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Black male graduates in London less likely to get jobs
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Black male graduates in London less likely to get jobs

Black male graduates in London are nearly twice as likely to be unemployed as their white counterparts, figures suggest. There are many routes into teaching. All of these will involve..

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Know your rights as a new employee
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Know your rights as a new employee

As a newly employed graduate, it’s important to know your rights and what is expected from you as an employee. So you’ve been looking around for a while at jobs..

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Teacher Training Explained
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Teacher Training Explained

There are many routes into teaching. All of these will involve studying for a degree as well as some time spent on school placements. There are many reasons why teachers..

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School-Centred Initial Teacher Training
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School-Centred Initial Teacher Training

If you're a graduate and want to complete your training in a school environment, consider school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT). A School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) is a consortium of..

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Interview with Equality and Inclusion Champion, Lord Herman Ouseley
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Interview with Equality and Inclusion Champion, Lord Herman Ouseley

For the past four decades, Herman Ouseley has been a non-party partisan champion against racial inequality. Today, he is the Founder and Chair for the anti-racism charity; Kick It Out...

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Diversity in Higher Education
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Diversity in Higher Education

There are 18,500 professors in the UK, only 85 (0.4%) of those are from African and Caribbean background whereas people from African and Caribbean backgrounds form 3.3% of UK population..

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Career Tips on how to survive the transition from student to the world of work
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Career Tips on how to survive the transition from student to the world of work

You university exams all finished and all that’s left is to wait for your results. Bit of an anti-climax don’t you think? what now? You’ve finished all your exams and..

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Industries to Consider a Career in After Graduation
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Industries to Consider a Career in After Graduation

If you’re unsure of what your career move should be after university or studying, it’s a good idea to sit back and take stock of your surroundings. Working out what..

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RAF Careers – Sport & Fitness
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RAF Careers – Sport & Fitness

RAF personnel are expected to stay at the top of their game, both mentally and physically, so we provide a lot of opportunities to stay fit, get into sports and..

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