New data shows profile of degree apprentices

The Office for Students has called for universities and employers to improve degree apprenticeship opportunities so they are available to all who could benefit from them. This follows research which shows that degree apprenticeships are providing opportunities in parts of the country that are under-represented in other forms of higher education and for students who want to learn whilst they are in work later in life. Degree apprenticeships are on the increase, as more employers, colleges and universities, students and parents realise their advantages. There are nearly 6,000 apprentices at levels 6 and 7, many of these are degree apprentices. Read More