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Author Archives: Liz Bell
Every year we see an abundance of stories in the press about graduate employment and today is no different with this piece in the Daily Telegraph which uses some interesting statistics from the US to extrapolate the future skills needs … Continue reading
Over the past 18 months there has been much discussion about the value of a university degree. Research published last week found that 96% of graduates would study for a degree if they had to make the choice again. The … Continue reading
As we enter a period of more economic uncertainty and the pressure on the public finances intensifies, higher education is facing considerable challenges. We are pressing for continued public investment in research in these straitened times, but to help us … Continue reading
The annual graduate employment statistics always create a flurry of headlines about the lack of opportunities for new graduates and the difficulties they have in finding their first job. But, believe it or not, there are glimmers of hope for students … Continue reading
The current uncertainties in the UK economy do not seem to be diminishing; solutions to sluggish economic growth and rising unemployment continue to be hot topics for debate. Government attempts to boost the economy have focussed on rebalancing the economy, … Continue reading
Since coming to power, the coalition Government has reiterated a commitment to science, ring fencing the science budget in the Spending Review and committing further capital funding to support the research infrastructure.