In 2015, Northumbria University became one of the first UK universities to offer degree apprenticeships, launching its BSc Digital and Technology Solutions undergraduate programme.
Andy Westwood looks at some of the opportunities and challenges for universities and colleges in developing degree apprenticeships.
Almost two years ago Universities UK hosted a sector conference with the Skills Funding Agency on the first procurement round for a new part of the apprenticeships landscape, degree apprenticeships.
As a key part of a project funded by the Degree Apprenticeships Development Fund, the Association of Graduate Recruiters surveyed its employer members on their current and planned degree apprenticeship offer.
National Apprenticeships Week will highlight the Government’s commitment to begin 3 million new apprenticeships by 2020.
The apprenticeship agenda has presented Staffordshire University with a real opportunity to enhance employer relationships and upskill the region, and the university has responded to the challenge in a swift and dynamic way.
With the Apprenticeship Levy due to come into force in April, higher education providers have been preparing themselves to meet the anticipated increase in demand from employers.
Doing different jobs can help build your own journey towards a successful career.
Degree apprenticeships are taking shape. So what help’s available?
Different factors affect how and why graduates move from non-graduate jobs into degree-level employment.