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The team at Gradplus are pleased to provide you with coverage of the key issues and stories in the graduate sector.

24/10/2007

Graduates protest at student loan rate increases

Graduates and students have launched an online campaign against the recent decision by the Student Loans Company (SLC) to double the rate of interest on their loans.

Following the decision by the SLC in August to increase their loan interest rate from 2.4 to 4. read more...

23/10/2007

Graduates still looking to move into property market

Thousands of UK students are looking to buy a property in the town or city they are studying in, a new study has found.

The survey, undertaken by Abbey, discovered that 154,000 students hoped to purchase a property in their university town, while 88,000 already do own a house or flat. read more...

22/10/2007

Graduates must not go for easiest option

Young people such as graduates should shop around for their life insurance instead of settling with their mortgage broker.

That's the opinion of Sainsbury's bank, which said that young people may end up spending more than they need to by not investigating other options just because they opt for "the easiest thing to do". read more...

19/10/2007

Buyers put off entering housing market

Potential homebuyers, such as those who have secured a graduate job, are being put off buying their own home and are choosing to rent, according to a new survey. read more...

19/10/2007

Buyers put off entering housing market

Potential homebuyers, such as those who have secured a graduate job, are being put off buying their own home and are choosing to rent, according to a new survey. read more...

18/10/2007

Lenders reel in their mortgages

Many of those looking for graduate jobs will be hoping that their new careers will allow them to take out a mortgage in the near-off future. read more...

18/10/2007

Lenders reel in their mortgages

Many of those looking for graduate jobs will be hoping that their new careers will allow them to take out a mortgage in the near-off future. read more...

16/10/2007

Graduates prefer life in the fast lane

Young people, including graduates, wish they could finish tasks such as exercise in half the time, according to new research. read more...

15/10/2007

Graduates opt out of the gap year

The idea of a gap year spent travelling around the world is becoming less attractive to students, a new survey has found. read more...

12/10/2007

Medical graduates' debts could get worse

New medical students could leave university £8,000 more in debt than this year's medical graduates, the British Medical Association (BMA) has warned.

A new survey, undertaken by the BMA, has shown the average medical graduate leaves university with debts of £20,000. read more...

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