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Reading: University’s IEA involved in securing funding for new climate projects

The Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA) at the University of Reading is celebrating a hat-trick of funding wins which will boost commercial use of...

Reading: College benefits from LEP’s £50,000 for its Solutions Lab

As a result of a successful bid for £50,000 from the Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP), Reading College has opened its doors...

South: EEF reveals eight in 10 manufacturers plan to recruit an apprentice

A record number of manufacturers are looking to recruit apprentices this year, according to a new survey by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. Almost eight in...

South: AGR reports graduate recruitment slowing but apprentice hiring up

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) reports that businesses scaled up their apprenticeship opportunities this year by 24%, but graduate vacancies increased just 2%. This...

South: Construction firms must tackle region’s chronic skills shortage, warns Beard

More contractors should work with local schools to improve careers advice and enthuse students at an early age, says leading construction company Beard. Mark Beard, chief executive, said:...

Portsmouth: University’s new centre to foster economic growth by promoting satellite applications 

The University of Portsmouth is to host a new South Coast Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications. In addition to promoting economic growth in the UK’s...

Dorset: MD of VoIP launches into Young Enterprise Dragon’s Den event

Mark Pillow, managing director of Poole-based VoIP, took part in the 2016 Young Enterprise Dragon’s Den event. Groups of students had four minutes to...

Southampton: Kier Property to transform East Street site into student accommodation

Joint administrators from KPMG have completed the sale of land at East Street in Southampton to developer Kier Property, which plans to give it a...

South East: Construction gets underway for new Andover College teaching facility

The mayor of Test Valley councillor Iris Andersen was joined by principal Tim Jackson and Amiri Construction director Kevin Lendon to commemorate the building of a new...

South Coast: Bournemouth University Gateway developments welcomed by public  

Bold plans for £100 million worth of developments to create ‘world-class’ facilities at Bournemouth University went on show recently at a public exhibition. The schemes aim...