Apprenticeship News & Features

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School leaver blog: career indecision

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School Leaver Blog: How to deal with rejection

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Spotlight on: Tom Culley, degree apprentice at BT

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School leaver blog: experience-light CVs, veterinary nurse apprenticeships and more

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School leaver blog: interview don’ts, watchmaking and more

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School leaver blog: interview preparation and more

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School leaver blog: CVs and degree apprenticeships

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School leaver blog: words of reassurance

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School leaver blog: part-time work and more

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School leaver blog: managing career expectations and more

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School leaver blog: lessons from older generations, tattoos and more

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School leaver blog: soft skills, legal apprenticeships and Gandalf

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School leaver blog: news, career advice and fashion apprenticeships

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School Leaver Blog: university admissions, networking, journalism apprenticeships and more

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5 reasons culinary school might be the perfect alternative to university

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School leaver blog: results day special

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Spotlight on Perdi Williams: award-winning NPL scientist and former apprentice

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School leaver blog: news, careers advice… and David Beckham

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School leaver blog: degree apprenticeships, universities' environmental responsibility and more

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School leaver blog: rising rents, the implications of Brexit for school leavers and more

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School leaver blog: technical qualifications, labour rights, and racism at university

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A former government adviser says school leavers should get £20,000 to stay in training

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We need more Degree Apprenticeships, says education charity boss

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You can now do an apprenticeship in publishing

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London is the best city in the world for students

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Plans for PHD-level apprenticeships might be stalling

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18-34-year-olds actually don’t spend all their money on coffee & avocados

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Boots joins pharmacy employers to propose pharmacist apprenticeships

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Most UK employees work over six unpaid hours a week

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National Stress Awareness Day: what are the most stressful careers?

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Fancy a side hustle? There’s an app for that

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Apprentices on higher starting salaries than graduates in certain industries

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Stress Awareness Month: 90% of students experience stress

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8 CV skills that don't require a degree

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Celebrity career changes

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Work & youth services vital for tackling knife crime

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84% of UK students have never considered career in cyber security

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Fashion design scholarship launches for BAME students

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New app will encourage students to vote

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London students eat six takeaways a week

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The School Leaver Awards 2019 finalists announced

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International Women’s Day: STEM careers & apprenticeships

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Blazing a trail: a woman’s journey from apprentice to director

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National Careers Week: working hours & salary are priorities

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Is a career as a database administrator right for you?

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74% of students want another say on Brexit

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Should we scrap GCESs?

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Why you should consider an engineering apprenticeship

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Careers mentoring app goes national

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A new community apprenticeship programme is launching in North West England

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A quarter of young people feel lonely on Valentine’s Day

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What young people really want in the workplace

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The government launches new apprenticeship campaign

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How to tackle the skills shortage facing UK science

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The top five friendliest industries for workers

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Revealed: the most popular undergraduate courses of 2018/19

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Where are all the female entrepreneurs?

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Revealed: the top 10 cities for Millenial start-ups

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Forget Blue Monday: January’s the month for career inspo

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National Storytelling Week: careers with words

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You can now do a Degree Apprenticeship in occupational therapy

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This teacher stole pupils’ school trip money & got banned from the classroom

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A quarter of workers regularly check emails during holidays

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A bank is creating the next generation of heritage engineering apprentices

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More than 40% of the general public think they’d make a good teacher

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Labour thinks GCSE reforms have benefitted private schools

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The top 10 most employable degrees

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Young adults are more likely to go vegan than give up booze this New Year

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Generation Z drops out of recruitment

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Why science apprenticeships are good news for everyone, not just school leavers

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Weekend jobs ditched for gig economy

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80% of Brits worry about the impact work has on their health

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Mayor of London helps launch 2,000 apprenticeships

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The best places to start a career

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Two-thirds of 18-35 year old workers have career wanderlust

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Smartphone ban in school helps pupils’ mental health

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M&C Saatchi is helping the government with apprenticeships

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The barriers stopping young people accessing work experience

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70% of young Brits have a ‘side hustle’

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Are apprentices being paid enough?

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The top five fashion jobs you’ve never heard of

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Apprentices helped Lewis Hamilton win his fifth Formula One championship

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The most popular apprenticeships revealed

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University graduates earn less than digital whizz kids

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Minister celebrates female engineering & manufacturing apprentices

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School Leaver Awards 2018: Spotlight on Morrisons

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Interview with Tim Kennedy: Legal assistant at Mayer Brown

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The civil service wants school leavers to work as apprentice economists

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Farmers are being encouraged to take on apprentices

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Mental health issues among Millennials at all time high

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Apprenticeships are getting a £90 million boost

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Women make up nearly half of the STEM workforce

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Why Reading is a great place to do an apprenticeship

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Just what exactly is a ‘dream’ job?

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Lack of flexibility makes people want to start their own business

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Alesha Dixon & Akala are giving careers advice on YouTube

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Four in five graduates say their gap year made them more employable

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More than one in three students lie on their CVs

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The countries defying the traditional ‘9 –5’

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Love Island’s Samira: her top job tips

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The number of people doing apprenticeships in Wales is going up

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Only 54% of uni graduates have ‘graduate level’ jobs

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School Leaver Awards 2018: Spotlight on Bentley Motors

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Just 15% of young people think they’ll get the job they want

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The best degrees for getting a job after uni

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People are calling for changes to Degree Apprenticeships

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School Leaver Awards 2018: Spotlight on Moore Stephens

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Why Stormzy’s new mission to address inequality at elite universities is so important

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More than a third of parents don’t know what an apprenticeship is

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This Head of Year 11 sat the new, harder maths GCSE & only got a C grade

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School Leaver Awards 2018: spotlight on TUI

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40% of A-level students don’t understand the Clearing process

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GCSE results: physics was 2018’s most “feared” subject & exam

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The five people you’ll find in every office, guaranteed

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Gap years: the best value places to travel

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A-levels: proportion of students in England getting C or above falls

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Stormzy is paying for black students to go to Cambridge

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School Leaver Awards 2018: Spotlight on Goldman Sachs

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People in STEM careers have a better standard of living

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School leavers unable to remember facts due to their “Google it” mentality

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“Constant feeling of failure”: teachers think GCSEs & A-levels are damaging your health

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Creative GCSEs are on the decrease

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The number of women completing apprenticeships in Scotland is dropping

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School Leaver Awards 2018: Spotlight on MediaCom

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School Leaver Awards 2018: Spotlight on Softcat

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'IRL': Why summer jobs & work experience are as important as education

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The top 50 most affordable university towns

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The government really, really wants you to get a summer job

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Over a quarter of secondary school pupils get private tuition

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The 300th apprenticeship standard has been approved

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“We’ll quit “ – two in five Brits say they’d leave their jobs if perks were stopped

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The number of school leavers doing Intermediate Apprenticeships is falling

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Only 15% of students think university is good value for money

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Young people are getting more political

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UK school leavers want to study abroad & their parents agree

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Girls still don’t think they can be engineers

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International Women in Engineering Day: Apprenticeships

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Apparently CVs give away your gender

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The UK is the only country that uses predicted grades for university admissions

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Apprenticeships have hit a four-year high in the pharmaceutical industry

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Women in Engineering Day: the advantages & disadvantages of being a female engineer

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Women in Engineering Day: five reasons my engineering apprenticeship was the right choice

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Pupils at boarding school Eton now have to hand over their mobile phones at night

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Nearly three quarters of millennials plan to return to studying later in life

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Train firm puts on taxi service for exam pupils

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School could be damaging your eyesight

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You should listen to music to deal with exam stress

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More young women should be doing STEM apprenticeships

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Exclusive: Exam stress tips from a teen confidence & mental health expert

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Most university students will ditch grad jobs for self-employment

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The top UK employers for school leavers have been announced

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SATs week: 45% of school children scared they’ll be “embarrassed” by their results

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Majority of UK employees work during time off: how can school leavers entering the job market avoid this?

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Apprenticeships could save young people from a life of crime, says London youth worker

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The best cities to study in for a career in the UK games industry

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The least popular undergraduate courses

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72% of young people suffer from stress: why?

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Girls: the next generation of aerospace engineers

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Four things young people can do today to future-proof their careers

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The top 10 cities for career prospects

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The benefits system might be stopping people doing apprenticeships

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Citizenship education can ensure school leavers are active members of society & end inequality

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Under-18s want to be pop stars not politicians

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School leavers can now do an apprenticeship in 3D printing

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BT is using virtual reality technology to recruit apprentices

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The North is beating the South in apprenticeship numbers

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How UK school leavers choose their university

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“I said I could speak Ukrainian”: One in six UK workers has lied on their CV

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Top UK employers for school leavers: finalists announced

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National Apprenticeship Week: essential events this March

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Why we need more female electrical apprentices

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Careers advice in primary schools to be trialled

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Over a quarter of UK households will give more time & money to charity this Christmas

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The real cost of the office Christmas do

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Justine Greening announces 27 new Degree Apprenticeship projects

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Apprentices can now get student bank accounts

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GCSE results 2017: Parents lack confidence to support their child’s career aspirations

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A-level results: Number of top grades rise for first time in six years & boys do better than girls

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A-level results: Sir Lenny Henry takes over Clearing hotline at Birmingham City University

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A-level results: How UCAS Clearing could help you land your dream job in finance

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How a Gowling WLG apprenticeship could be your route into a law career

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Meet EY’s apprentice nominated for School Leaver of the Year

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Councils working on proposals for social work Degree Apprenticeships

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Supermarket giant, Tesco, teams up with university to deliver apprenticeships

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New GCSE grading system coming into use

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Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018-2019 despite Brexit

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A quarter of UK employers have never considered employing apprentices

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‘Jobs For The Boys’ myth limits apprentice opportunities

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Parents bribing children over GCSE results

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Winners announced at the School Leaver Awards 2017

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Finalists revealed: top UK employers for school leavers

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Two BAM Nuttall apprentices tell us about their programmes

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School leavers: jump straight into a financial services career with Mazars

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017: the ‘ladder of opportunity’

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Watch: apprenticeship programmes at Arup

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National Apprenticeship Awards: meet the nuclear apprentice of the year

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Almost two thirds of the UK’s biggest employers are planning Degree Apprenticeships to coincide with the Apprenticeship Levy

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A day in the life of a Robins & Day business apprentice

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UCAS: young women 35% more likely to enter higher education than male counterparts in 2016

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UCAS reports record number of people placed in their first choice university

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Young people are being told 'Why not do an apprenticeship?' without being shown how to do it, says Vince Cable

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Over half of ‘Generation Z’ feel unprepared for the future, says Adobe study

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Nestlé answers the question: “Why an apprenticeship?”

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Business volunteers to support half of all schools & colleges as Enterprise Advisers

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Interview: the Institution of Engineering & Technology apprentice of the year

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National Apprenticeship Awards winners announced

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Thousands of apprenticeships are set to transform the public sector

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Watch a day in the life of a Degree Apprentice at CGI

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Why a school leaver programme with BP should be your first step in the energy industry

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Degree Apprenticeships awarded multi-million pound fund

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New careers guidance tool for every secondary school in the country

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All About School Leavers hosts inaugural School Leaver Conference

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Special Educational Needs: Parents and students express concern over support for school leavers

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New app promises school leavers safe, authentic gap years

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GCSE results 2016: girls continue to outperform boys

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GCSE results 2016: A*-C grades take dramatic dive

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GCSE results 2016: almost 30% of students want better advice on which A-levels to take

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GCSE results 2016: teenagers face an ‘information overload’ when it comes to career choices, says new report

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After A-level results day

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A-level results day 2016: 90% of students feel education system only prepares them for exams

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A-level results day 2016: Record number of university places awarded

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A-level results day 2016: A-level re-marks

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Clearing 2019

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Grammar school: could you get in?

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Are your social media accounts hurting your chances of getting a job?

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Sustainable Careers for School Leavers

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Huge surge in demand for Nuclear Degree Apprenticeships in the north of England

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Women more likely to get top graduate jobs than men...if they apply

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How can I work abroad?

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Online university offers free degrees to Syrian refugees

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Asda pledges to help women get into apprenticeships

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The majority of UK teachers say their school’s careers service is “inadequate”

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'Inadequate' school careers guidance is failing young people & should be punished by Ofsted, says new report

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Working in hospitality: Hilton’s school leaver opportunities

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Annual Women in STEM campaign launched

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New management Degree Apprenticeships set to launch

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Degree Apprenticeships & Higher Apprenticeships celebrated in Manchester

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Three-quarters of young people fear they’ll never get the right job

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At just 13, girls are more likely than boys to think that university is important

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Thousands of apprentices to take part in major pay study

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Top Employers for School & College Leavers Awards: finalists announced

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Guest blog: David Cameron’s apprenticeships adviser

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Apprentices are three times more entrepreneurial than the average young person

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New training academies set to meet demand of growing nuclear energy sector

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Another law firm has announced it is launching a legal apprenticeship

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Taskforce announced to improve accessibility of apprenticeships for people with learning disabilities

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Charity calls for education shake-up to respond to the digital revolution

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University boss says apprenticeships are often a better choice than a degree

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There will be a million unfilled IT jobs by 2020: are apprenticeships the answer?

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The new computer game that could improve your GCSE grades

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UK universities slip in world rankings

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Google voted most popular graduate employer

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‘Radical rethink’ required for apprenticeship levy, says The Confederation of British Industry

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Two ‘Magic Circle’ firms say no to legal apprenticeships

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What are school leavers’ most popular careers by gender?

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English students face highest graduate debts, exceeding the US Ivy League

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Average employee spends over six working days a year slagging off their boss

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International Girls in ICT Day: over 40% of school-age girls think IT jobs are ‘boring’

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Female school leavers are put off STEM careers because the industry is 'male-dominated'

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Law firm poised to launch first ever ‘Magic Circle’ legal apprenticeship

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Do careers run in the family?

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Young UK workers say they lack key skills compared to their European counterparts

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Decisions at 18: specialist conference taking place

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Government funding to boost Degree Apprenticeships

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National Apprenticeship Week: how apprenticeships are turning lives around

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