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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.


Student guide slams graduate contribution proposals

Students may soon be at the "end of their tether" in relation to how much they are expected to contribute financially to their education, it has been suggested. read more...


STEM graduates 'will always be in demand'

Graduates with skills in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) will always be in demand with employers, one expert suggested yesterday (May 17th).

Earlier this week, a study by the Confederation of British Industry claimed that nearly half of companies (45 per cent) are struggling to recruit staff with STEM credentials. read more...


Some graduates have 'inadequate' literacy and numeracy skills

An alarmingly high number of graduates possess inadequate reading, writing and numeric skills, new research published today (May 17th) has suggested.

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conducted a survey of senior executives at 694 firms, which employ one in 12 of the UK workforce (2.4 million people). read more...


Business and technology degrees 'best for landing graduate jobs'

Individuals with degrees in business or technology-related sectors are most likely to secure graduate jobs after university, it has been suggested.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) conducted research which found that 24. read more...


Britons 'should not give up on their dream graduate job'

Graduate job hunters should not be dissuaded from pursuing their dreams as a result of the recession, it was suggested yesterday (May 13th). read more...


Universities group championing graduate contribution scheme

A graduate contribution scheme should be launched to change the way in which university expenses are paid for, according to one educational group. read more...


Graduates handed job hunting advice

Graduate job hunters have been given a range of tips to ensure they have the best possible chance of landing their dream role.

CareerCast.


Employment growth for graduates in the north west

Individuals looking for a graduate job may want to head to the north west as the region has benefited from rising employment opportunities at the start of 2010. read more...


Confidence improves in graduate jobs market

Students close to finishing their university courses have been told that there are signs that they may find it slightly easier to find a graduate job than their predecessors over the past two years. read more...


Budget cuts to affect graduate training intakes

Higher education budget cuts could result in candidates applying for graduate training schemes only coming from largely less socially deprived backgrounds in the future, an expert has warned. read more...

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