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It’s inspiring to see young people growing into active citizens

10 Mar 2017 – GuildHE Admin

Professor Margaret House, Vice Chancellor, Leeds Trinity University, writes for GuildHE about Active Citizenship. Throughout my career, I’ve been struck time and again by the wealth of opportunities which students choose to take up alongside their degrees. Many people enter …

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Degree Apprenticeships: Reflections from Southampton Solent

07 Mar 2017 – Kate Wicklow

As 2017’s National Apprenticeship Week gets underway, Southampton Solent University’s Head of Apprenticeships, David Moxon, reflects on the institution’s experience so far…   For Solent, apprenticeships are a key part of building a future that benefits our students, staff, businesses …

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Spotlight on Degree Apprenticeships: Ravensbourne

06 Mar 2017 – Kate Wicklow

Ravensbourne, apprenticeships and industry. Ravensbourne has been delivering apprenticeship training for BT’s network and software engineering apprentices since 2015. Apprenticeships fit neatly into the college’s vocational mission and endorse Ravensbourne’s approach to working closely with industry at all levels and …

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More than just a degree? Active citizenship in higher education

08 Feb 2017 – GuildHE Admin

In a special blog (first published on NUS Connect), Robbiie Young, NUS Vice President (Society & Citizenship), explores the importance of Active Citizenship in Higher Education, and discusses the upcoming GuildHE/NUS conference; “More than just a degree? Active citizenship in higher …

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Active Citizenship: The Role of Higher Education

23 Nov 2016 – Rhys Wait

A new report by NUS and GuildHE highlights the social contribution of higher education to society in developing students as citizens. The report includes a charter identifying key areas where universities can pursue and promote this agenda. Professor Joy Carter, …

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Degree Apprenticeship Survey

03 Nov 2016 – Rhys Wait

HEFCE, GuildHE and UUK are  a survey as part of a wider set of projects aimed at understanding how the English Higher Education (HE) sector is engaging with and developing degree apprenticeships provision – an innovative education model that combines degree …

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