Kathryn Coombes Talks to us about how she manages her Apprentices

Feb. 26, 2019 by

Kathryn Coombes (MCIPD) Team Leader, People Development, People Services Were there any barriers to apprenticeships within your team? We haven’t had any barriers getting apprentices in because the nature of our team is learning and development, so Clive (Head of

Apprenticeship Ambassador Network interview with Jonathan Cresswell

Feb. 19, 2019 by

Apprenticeship Ambassador Network interview with Jonathan Cresswell, Learning Development and Apprenticeship Manager, at the University of Exeter WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO EMPLOY AN APPRENTICE/ APPRENTICES? The University has employed apprentices for over 6 years now, and since the introduction

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

Feb. 19, 2019 by

The theme for the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week is “Blaze a Trail”.  Through this year’s theme, we want to showcase how apprenticeships bring new energy and passion into our organisation. Apprenticeships are a great path for people at any

University Shortlisted for the HR Distinction Awards “Distinction in Apprenticeship/Graduate Programme”

Feb. 11, 2019 by

The University of Exeter have been shortlisted for the 2019 HR Distinction Awards in the “Distinction in Apprenticeship/Graduate Programme” category.  Full shortlist here – Other employers in our category are: BAE Systems Dr Martens JBW Group Ltd REED The Co-op

Multiple Awards for our Apprentices at the Exeter College Apprentice and Employer Awards

Feb. 8, 2019 by

The ceremony was opened by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Rachel Lyons, with Honor Lovell and Ben Snow (apprentices from the University of Exeter) hosting the evening on behalf of Exeter College.  Awards were presented to Apprentices, who

Dave Evans talks about Apprentices in the Grounds Team

Jan. 17, 2019 by

David Evans, Operations Manager, Grounds, University of Exeter Are there any barriers to apprenticeships? No, we have employed apprentices in arboriculture, which is a very small team of people, apprentices in sport, and 2 apprenticeships in gardening (horticulture), one of which

Amazing Apprenticeships: Live Broadcast

Dec. 20, 2018 by

The University of Exeter will be taking part in an Apprenticeships Live broadcast.  This is a FREE online event. These broadcasts are a truly engaging and interactive experience for potential apprentices, students and education staff.  Once you register for the event

We are apprentices, and this is our story

Dec. 14, 2018 by

Exeter College filmed apprentices working in the South West and produced a case study film entitled “We are apprentices, and this is our story”.  This film shows how apprenticeships can help a young person forge a career path and empower

Indy Carpenter tells her apprenticeship story

Dec. 4, 2018 by

Indy Carpenter Administrative Assistant Apprentice My name is Indy Carpenter and I am currently doing a Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship at the University of Exeter, working as an Administrative Assistant in Estate Services. After finishing my GCSE’s I wasn’t

Why I Became an Apprentice-Emily Williams

Oct. 29, 2018 by

Emily Williams HR Administrator How did you find out about apprenticeships? Your school? A family member? I found out about this apprenticeship online. I was looking for a change in direction as I was previously a surf instructor and it

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