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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.


Number of male graduates in teaching increases

The teaching profession is now attracting more male teachers, according to data from the Teaching Agency (TA).

Over the last four years there has been a 50% increase in the number of male trainee primary teachers throughout the UK. read more...


Graduate recruitment leaders recognised in AGR awards

Leading employers were recognised for their efforts in supporting graduate recruitment, as part of the 2012 Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).

Charity Teach First, which provides fast-track, in-school teacher training for high-achieving graduates, won praise for its selection and assessment process. read more...


Graduating with a geography degree – what are my options?

A vast number of geography students tend to graduate with strong transferable skills: they are often literate, can think analytically and critically, are good team workers and are highly computer literate. read more...


Graduate job search – How can I distinguish myself from the competition?

Job markets are currently saturated with well-qualified entry-level candidates, seasoned professionals looking to change career direction and the 370,000 people set to graduate from UK universities this summer – a significant share of which have the same career aspirations as each other. read more...


Global trading company to boost graduate jobs in Swansea

A Swansea-based firm is set to boost the number of graduate jobs in the area significantly, after announcing plans to create the largest trading floor outside of London.

The majority of the OSTC workforce, based in Swansea's SA1 docklands, is already largely up made of young graduates. read more...


Gap years viewed as valuable by employers

Graduates who are planning to take a gap year after university, will be glad to hear that a ‘year out’ generally helps rather than hinders their graduate recruitment prospects. read more...


A roundup of university-led graduate internships

Internships are the perfect way to get a foothold on the graduate career ladder. A number of universities are now offering their own graduate internship schemes in an effort to boost graduate recruitment levels. Here are just a few. read more...


Two-fold increase in the number of graduates in low skilled jobs

Degree holders are struggling to get jobs for graduates that match their skills, with the number of those in basic jobs doubling over the last five years. read more...


Graduate employment scheme launched in Dumfries and Galloway

Graduates living in Dumfries and Galloway will get a helping hand onto the career ladder, thanks to an employment scheme launched this week. read more...


A new service is launched to uncover CV fibs

As university tuition fees rise, more young Brits looking for jobs are lying on their CVs about degrees and grades they don’t really have. A new service of degree verification has been created now to uncover CV liars. read more...

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