Monthly Archives: May 2013

Phoney prophet says: “I know it’s not original but it’s true”. 2.1s; SMEs; Targeting and Social Mobility

I’ve never been a soothsayer. My powers as a prophet exist in the imagination only. I don’t honestly think I have had an original thought in my life. I am a purveyor of long-held truths. A believer in stating the … Continue reading

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Mission (almost) Impossible update. Making small businesses a credible career choice to undergraduates.

This is an update on the work that GTI Media and STEP are doing to survey smaller high-growth potential businesses and undergraduates with the modest aim of answering one of life’s burning questions: How can we make SMEs an attractive … Continue reading

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“Arts and humanities degrees are quite good” shock

In response to a concerted appeal for proper public funding of the arts from the usual suspects (ironically including Kevin Spacey), Culture Secretary Maria Miller challenged arts organisations to make plain their economic, not artistic, value to Britain. I don’t … Continue reading

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Crisis, what crisis? There ARE enough STEM grads to go round

There are certain truths we all hold. We know them to true because, well, we just know, don’t we? The Pope’s a Catholic; Germans don’t have a sense of humour; Paul McCartney’s best years are behind him; the country is … Continue reading

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