Oxford, February 2015
In the trendence School Leaver Study, a recent survey of around 9,000 UK school students in years 7−13, it was found that the principal reason for not entering further education was wanting to earn money straight away, swiftly followed by not wishing to get into debt.
However, university-bound students focused on longer term career aspects, such as needing to get a qualification for their hopeful future vocation and believing that attending higher education would ensure a ‘better’ job. Research showed that for university-bound students the recent increase in tuition fees had little impact on this decision.
OXFORD, 17 December 2015. We are pleased to announce that the leading careers advice organisation, Inspiring Futures, has become part of Group GTI. Furthermore GTI is investing £500,000 in careers support for schools and their students.
October’s IT’s not just for the boys! event – sponsored by Deloitte for the second successive year – was a resounding success. The careers event brings female students together with recruiters so they can further understand the benefits, rewards and challenges of the IT industry. The event’s aim is to support the demand for more female undergraduates within the technology sector.
Deloitte, the professional services firm, is confirmed as the IT’s not just for the boys! event programme partner for the second year. The careers event supports the demand for more female undergraduates within the technology sector. It places successful female students face-to face with recruiters so they can further understand the benefits, rewards and challenges of the industry.
The event, now in its 6th year, has attracted thousands of female students and a record number of businesses dedicated to shaping the recruitment landscape.
IT’s not just for the boys! is offered to students four times a year, with over 30 recruiters involved. The six key features of the programme have been honed to make it even more successful in attracting and engaging female students. These include:
trendence UK and the University of Leicester have joined forces to host the latest Leicester Exchange Social Mobility event on the 2 December 2015 at EY’s London HQ.
During the Leicester Exchange event trendence will be releasing Social Mobility findings from the latest study, including: