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Students and graduates warned to choose 'right credit card'

Consumer advice body Which? has urged students and graduates with limited means to take care and consideration in picking the credit card that best suits their needs, noting that it can be advantageous to have different cards for different uses. read more...


Student loans 'to be sold'

Following the beginning of a new parliamentary session, the government has confirmed that it will allow the sale of student loan debt. read more...


Female graduates 'earn less'

Female graduates earn £1,000 less than their male counterparts, on average, within three years of finishing university, a new study has revealed.

Research from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (Hesa) revealed that gender discrepancies are in place long before issues of child birth factor in. read more...


Graduates 'satisfied' with career progression

A new survey has found that 42 months after graduating, 85 per cent of graduates are either 'very satisfied' or 'fairly satisfied' with their careers so far.

Research by the Higher Education Statistics Agency found that the vast majority of 2002-03 graduates are happy with their graduate jobs and would choose the same path again. read more...


Graduates drag themselves into work when ill

Millions of UK workers, including graduates, feel forced into going to work even when they're ill, according to new research.

The study, undertaken by Olbas Powerflu, revealed that 79 per cent of workers lived in fear of the consequences of calling in sick, with half of those concerned about what their boss would think if they rang in. read more...


Graduates hit by payroll errors

More than half of UK workers, including graduates, have been affected by mistakes with their payroll, according to a new survey. read more...


Graduates may lose up to half of income on taxes

The government's tax policies mean that graduates face losing nearly half their income on taxes and loan repayments from their time in university, according to a new report published today (October 30th). read more...


UK graduates face second longest commute in Europe

UK workers, including graduates, face the second longest average commute to in Europe, according to research released to mark the start of National Commute Smart Week. read more...


Potential university-goers 'need financial education'

The potential graduates of the future need better financial education before deciding whether or not to go to university, an expert has claimed. read more...


Student living costs 'heavily dependent on location'

Student living costs vary greatly from university to university with some more than twice as expensive as others, according to a new survey.

The study, undertaken by Push.co.

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