CaSE responded to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ consultation on support for postgraduate study.
CaSE Response to the Postgraduate Study Consultation
29 May 2015
The UK suffers from a skills shortage across the science, engineering, technology and maths (STEM) disciplines. This is highlighted by employers as the greatest workforce threat to UK productivity and is an increasing drag on the economy.
There is a need for the Government to encourage individuals to develop their skills and expertise beyond their undergraduate degree to address and reverse this skills shortage, and CaSE therefore responded to this consultation setting out some thoughts from the sector on their proposals.
DSIT released a series of announcements as it marked its first anniversary on 9th February 2024. Below we take a look at some of these updates.
We look at the number of students who chose to take A-levels, Highers, and GCSEs in STEM-related subjects.
CaSE Deputy Executive Director Daniel Rathbone discussing increases to the immigration health surcharge, and additional cost for skilled workers wanting to live and work in the UK.
Planned increases to visa and immigration fees could undermine the UK’s ambitions for research and innovation.