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Financial returns, job prospects and lifestyle factors drive young people’s post-18 choices

Young people are making decisions about what they plan to do after leaving formal education as early as Year 7 or 8, with parents, teachers and friends being their preferred information sources, according to a new report by the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research for the Department for Education.


5th Futuretrack survey about to launch

An online survey catching up with UK graduates almost ten years after their graduation to gather data on their working lives is about to launch. The survey is a key part of the fieldwork for the fifth wave of the unique Futuretrack longitudinal study into the careers of UK graduates. 


First Social Work Degree Apprentices welcomed to Warwick

A trailblazing team of apprentices has arrived at the University of Warwick’s Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) to take their first steps towards gaining a degree in Social Work. The University of Warwick is one of the first UK universities to offer a Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship - a three-year, practice-based route into qualified social work that pays trainees a wage and combines learning on the job with high quality off-the-job study.


Identified: The Families with the most Sibling bullying

Sibling bullying does have an effect on mental health later in life for both the victims and the bullies, it needs to be taken more seriously by parents and healthcare professionals. There are families where sibling bullying is more likely and can be prevented – says researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick.

Thu 14 Feb 2019, 14:01 | Tags: children, psychology, bullying, infants, society, Sciences

Rashid Bhayat, founder of the Positive Youth Foundation, receives honorary doctorate from The University of Warwick

The University of Warwick has honoured social entrepreneur and youth charity leader, Rashid Bhayat, with an honorary doctorate.


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