Welcome to COA's weekly round-up of careers and higher education news from UK websites for Friday, 17th November 2017.


Careers Leadership in schools: Implementing the Gatsby Benchmarks into practice

COA is pleased to be offering its well-respected programme of professional development for careers leaders, led by David Andrews OBE read more

COA Regional Meeting: Careers in STEM

There are still places available at our next regional network meeting for careers teachers and higher education advisers. This will take place at Leicester High School for Girls on Thursday 23 November and there is no charge for the meeting. read more

Highest recorded number of applicants to October deadline university courses

Figures released by UCAS show a robust start to the university admissions cycle for 2018. read more

Why study in Newcastle?

Buzzing student areas and more cultural venues per head than any other city make Newcastle worth considering for your degree. read more

Study Liberal Arts in the Netherlands

Liberal Arts offer a large and up-to-date range of subjects. Why not consider studying in Holland – the hub of liberal arts education taught in English in Europe. read more

Medical Interview Questions

The Medic Portal have over 100 free samples of medical interview questions put together by successful medical applicants. read more

3 reasons why your CV isn’t getting you an interview

An employer spends an average of 7 seconds reading a CV so how can you show them you are up to the job? read more

Apply now for the Year in Industry

The Year in Industry (YINI) are the UK’s leading student placement experts, providing high quality, paid placements for students in a gap year before or during their degree. read more

UK Creative Industries

The creative sector in the UK employs over 3 million people in a huge variety of roles. The Creative Industries Council has produced a series of infographics available for free download. read more

Degree Apprenticeships at Pearson College, London

Sign up for vacancy alerts at Pearson College in London who offer a range of degree apprenticeships with companies such as L’Oreal, the BBC and Unilever. read more
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