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university
Geri Ivanova featured
08
Jan

Not going to uni? How to fast track from the classroom to the corporate world | Geri Ivanova

Despite gaining places at all of her university choices, Geri Ivanova knew a further three years of study was not for her. As an ambitious student Geri was keen to enter the world of work immediately but was unsure of the best route to take. After attending an open day at Quest Professional – a...
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13
Aug

How to prepare for A-level results day

The thought of A-level results day can be daunting — it can be the determiner of whether you’re heading to your first-choice university or not. Unfortunately, there isn’t much that you can do to influence your results after sitting the exams. But, there are some actions to take to ensure you’re fully prepared for results...
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Job interview feature
20
Apr

No degree? No problem

A third of UK students say that they regret attending University. The likes of Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Lady Gaga all pay testament to the idea that you do not need a university degree to become a self-made million/billionaire. According to the Office of National Statistics, 29 per cent of graduates earn less...
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07
Mar

What to do if you a got a 2:2

Graduating with a 2:2 can be a bit of a kick in the teeth, especially if those around you are celebrating their results. It’s easy to slip into disappointment, frustration, and anxiety that your dream career will be forever out of reach. True, many employers specify a 2:1 minimum grade requirement. And yes, the job...
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06
Mar

University vs apprenticeship: Are apprenticeships still considered masculine?

Previously when you thought of apprenticeship schemes the first picture that sprung to mind was a young boy in a hard hat, on a building site, learning about carpentry or plumbing. However due to several efforts made by both government and industry the view that apprenticeships are masculine, and just for the boys, is rapidly...
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Graduated-woman featured
29
Aug

Record numbers of women accepted into university as gender gap widens

A record number of women have been accepted into universities, widening the gender gap even further. Over 30,000 more women than men are due to start their degrees this autumn, according to official UCAS data. The data showed that 133,280 18-year-old women from the UK had been accepted into university, compared with 103,800 men of...
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oxford university
18
Aug

Less than one-fifth of the world’s top universities are led by women, research reveals

Just 18 per cent of the top 200 universities are led by women, according to data. Research of data by Times Higher Education World University Rankings discovered that less than one-fifth of the universities have a female at their helm. Whilst this is a slight increase from 2016’s data, which saw 17 per cent representation,...
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cambridge university featured
07
Aug

Cambridge University under fire as gender pay gap is revealed

Cambridge University has come under fire over its gender pay gap, as it is revealed that less than one in seven of its top paid staff are woman. Out of the 123 staff earning over £140,000 a year, just 17 are women, according to figures released after a Freedom of Information request. The information request...
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