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

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

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

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