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

Exeter commits to ‘earn and learn’ by joining The 5% Club

Jul. 27, 2018 by

The University of Exeter has strengthened its commitment to investing in, and developing, people by joining a pioneering national initiative, becoming a member of the 5% Club – an industry-led scheme designed to drive momentum in recruiting apprentices, graduates and

Reflections on our Approach to Apprenticeships

Mar. 12, 2018 by

Jonathan Cresswell Head of Apprenticeships University of Exeter Reflections on our Approach to Apprenticeships After my one year secondment to People Services as Head of Apprenticeships, I thought I would write an article focusing on my reflections on the impact of our

Apprentices tested their teamwork and problem solving at Exeter’s “escape rooms”

Mar. 9, 2018 by

Apprentices have tested their teamwork and problem solving at Exeter’s “escape rooms”. University of Exeter apprentices visited Mission Escape on 6 Mar 18 as part of National Apprenticeship Week. Ten apprentices took on the challenge – in which teams have to

Setting up for Skilling up!

Mar. 2, 2018 by

The apprenticeship levy is about to celebrate its first anniversary and National Apprenticeship Week is around the corner. We spoke to our own Head of Apprenticeships, (Jonathan Cresswell – JC), and our Partnership Development Officer for Apprenticeships (Korneel Verhaeghe –

Apprenticeships Update

Feb. 8, 2018 by

Apprenticeships at the University As at 30 Jan 18 the University of Exeter have 35 apprentices (at levels 2 to 6) employed in 12 of our colleges/services, across 3 campuses, 2 counties! We have seen 27 new apprenticeship starts since

Growing number of Apprenticeships at University of Exeter Penryn Campus

Jan. 11, 2018 by

Article by Rachel Caunter (Communications and Marketing Officer) The University of Exeter’s commitment to apprenticeships has been strengthened with a growing number of positions at its Penryn Campus in Cornwall. The University now has seven apprentices employed within the Professional

Gearing up for Winning Apprenticeships: 4 steps to drive talent

Jan. 8, 2018 by

Article by Korneel Verhaeghe and Sarah Brooks. It has been three years since the first Apprenticeship Standards were published, and almost two-and-a-half since the idea of the Apprenticeship Levy was first announced in the Budget by George Osborne. In this

Initial experiences of creating and delivering degree apprenticeships at the University of Exeter

Nov. 11, 2017 by

Written by Anna Cole at fenews.co.uk. Professor Timothy Quine, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), University of Exeter, addressing the Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar: The future for higher and degree apprenticeships – expansion, integration and standards I want to convey some of

BSc Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Exeter

Oct. 6, 2017 by

April 2017 marked the start of the new apprenticeship levy.  Charged at 0.5% of payroll costs for UK employers with a wage bill of over £3 million, the Levy is part of the government’s commitment to create 3 million new

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