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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

Congratulations to the University of East London and the University of Wolverhampton. The fifth annual Guardian University Awards took place in London on Wednesday 29 March 2017 to recognise outstanding..

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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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RAF Careers – Life as a Regular
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RAF Careers – Life as a Regular

Whether they’re on a UK base or tour abroad, RAF Regulars make a full time commitment to serving. They enjoy the RAF lifestyle all day, every day. RAF Regulars are..

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RAF Careers – Life As A Reserve
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RAF Careers – Life As A Reserve

RAF Reserves serve alongside Regulars in the UK and overseas. They get the best of both worlds by balancing their own careers and home life, with the challenge and adventure..

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RAF Careers – Today’s RAF
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RAF Careers – Today’s RAF

Today’s modern RAF is the UK’s aerial, peacekeeping and fighting force. It’s made up of impressive full-time Regulars and spare-time Reserves who come from diverse backgrounds and work side-by-side to..

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RAF Careers – Education & Funding
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RAF Careers – Education & Funding

The RAF train all their personnel to the highest standards and offer scholarships and sponsorships to support outstanding candidates. All RAF personnel receive initial training that teaches them about RAF..

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A GRADUATE ‘MUST HAVE’: THE WORK EXPERIENCE PROBLEM
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A GRADUATE ‘MUST HAVE’: THE WORK EXPERIENCE PROBLEM

Survey reveals almost half of recruiters skip straight to work experience on a graduate CV Relevant work experience more important than level of degree, course or institution When asked for..

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Prepping for interviews
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Prepping for interviews

Jane Sunley CEO of PurpleCubed and author of 'It’s Never OK to Kiss the Interviewer' gives some valuable graduate advice on prepping for interviews You’ve managed to land yourself an interview. This is your opportunity to shine, to stand out..

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Facing the taboo of race discrimination in higher education
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Facing the taboo of race discrimination in higher education

ECU has worked on advancing equality and diversity in higher education for over a decade. We work with universities who are dedicated to tackling the issues we highlight, but stubborn..

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Man of Fife aims to cap an active career
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Man of Fife aims to cap an active career

Satnam Ner is a Prospect union member and representative. He works as a Radiochemistry Manager in the nuclear safety department at Rosyth dockyard, Fife in Scotland. He also sits on..

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Diversity Dashboard talks Diversity with  Cheshire Constabulary
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Diversity Dashboard talks Diversity with  Cheshire Constabulary

Nicola Bailey, head of Human Resources at Cheshire Constabulary, talks to the Diversity Dashboard about diversity and equality within Cheshire and becoming a diversity champion for 2016 DD: It’s really great that..

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Diversity in Engineering
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Diversity in Engineering

Diversity Dashboard speaks with Bola Fatimilehin, Head of Diversity at Royal Academy of Engineering who is heading up a Programme to increase diversity and inclusion both inside the Royal Academy..

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