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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.


Go Green and Get a Graduate Job?

The UK's green agenda and economy is maturing and gaining popularity. In the last years, more and more businesses have turned ‘green,’ creating more job vacancies. Find out what you can do to get a job in ‘green’ industries. read more...


Buckingham University Tops Graduate Employment Data

Research carried out by the Higher Education statistics agency has shown that Buckingham University has the best employment record of any UK institution for the graduates of 2010.

Buckingham, a private University has a 100% employment record. Although it should be noted this was based on just 55 graduates. read more...


Confusion Surrounds Student Fees Issue

Widespread confusion remains over the new fees structure that universities and colleges are poised to implement. read more...


Tougher Guidelines for Graduate Teachers

Brand new Government regulations are set to ensure that graduates will not be allowed to enter teaching if they fail basic literacy and numeracy tests on 3 separate occasions.

Under the present system, students can take an unlimited amount of re-sits while they train. read more...


Notable Majority of Students Unprepared for Graduate Jobs Market

Universities are failing to teach graduates basic employment skills in order to survive in the jobs market, according to recent research.

Issues such as communication, presentation, problem solving and punctuality are not being fully addressed at higher education level. read more...


Graduate Job Prospects Improving

Although graduate jobs still mean that recent graduates are competing more than ever for available vacancies, the latest figures suggest that there are more graduate job vacancies available.

The latest ‘CBI/Harvey Nash Survey, Navigating Choppy Waters’ has revealed that job prospects for graduates could be slowly improving. read more...


Graduate Job Hunting: Look To Improve Your Soft Skills

With youth unemployment particularly high and more and more people applying for each individual graduate job vacancy, today’s graduates need more than just good qualifications if they are going to get ahead. Learn how improving your ‘soft skills’ could be key to success. read more...


How to Get Ahead in the Graduate Job Market

Although graduate job vacancies are increasing, a damning new report has highlighted the fact that UK businesses continue to fail to invest in younger staff. read more...


Over Half of Jobs to Require Graduates By 2017

Recent research into the changing face of the UK jobs market by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed that over half of all jobs will be for require graduate level by 2017.

The UK is expected to see an acceleration of the shift towards higher-level occupations over the next few years. read more...


Engineering Students Challenged to Prove Lord Sugar Wrong

Fans of TV show The Apprentice would have noticed Lord Sugar’s comments about engineers last week, where the entrepreneur said he had “never come across an engineer that can turn his hand to business. read more...

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