The Office for Students has launched a competition to boost the numbers of artificial intelligence and data science graduates. Bill Mitchell emphasises the centrality of employer engagement and a credible student proposition to the design of course
At the end of last year, the Office for Students set itself ambitious goals to eliminate equality gaps in higher education. We have now issued our first guidance for higher education providers under this new approach.
National Apprenticeship Week 2020 encourages us to ‘look beyond’ old preconceptions of apprenticeships. Dr Brooke Storer-Church discusses the increasing importance of degree apprenticeships to a diverse and inclusive higher education offer.
Promising signs for the OfS-funded Intervention for success project are that a new ‘Flying Start’ to academic study promoted a stronger sense of belonging amongst 900 undergraduates at the University of Huddersfield during the Autumn term 2017.