Mike Hill
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Mike has been the Chief Executive at Graduate Prospects and its parent charity, the Higher Education Careers Services Unit, since February 2000. He graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Manchester in 1983, and studied for an MBA at Manchester Metropolitan in the mid-‘90s. He worked for Guardian Media Group before taking up his current role.

Mike is Chair of the National Association of Student Employment Services; a board member of the National Council for Work Experience, and of the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (formerly National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship), which he co-founded with HM's Treasury. He was a member of the government's Graduate Employment Forum, and a member of various government taskforce groups considering ways to implement the recommendations of the Milburn Report on Social Mobility. He works closely with his equivalents in graduate recruitment in the USA, Australia and South Africa.

In his spare time, Mike is involved with junior football and is a qualified cricket coach, working with junior cricket teams in Manchester.

Blog Entries by Mike Hill

Drum Roll Please... The UK's Best Work Experience Provider Is...

(0) Comments | Posted 28 March 2013 | (14:06)

The tenth, and sadly final, National Council for Work Experience (NCWE) Awards took place at the glittering Merchants Tailors Hall in London recently.

They recognised and rewarded UK employers who provide exceptional internships to students and graduates, both here and abroad. For the past decade we've watched the world of...

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Best UK Internships Announced

(0) Comments | Posted 5 March 2013 | (10:27)

This year the National Council for Work Experience (NCWE) Awards celebrate their 10th anniversary.

Over a decade we've watched work experience reach new heights with an abundance of opportunities available and soaring standards and expectations. Industry research now reports that around 40% of graduate vacancies are filled by applicants...

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Wanderlust Lures Students to Study Abroad

(0) Comments | Posted 24 May 2012 | (11:47)

Study abroad is becoming a popular destination for UK students, and while there has been lots of debate around whether it's the increase in tuition fees that is driving people to consider alternatives overseas, the reality is that the reasons are far more habitual.

We asked around 500 school...

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