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Swansea University Bay Campus could provide 10000 jobs boost

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2015   Category: All Graduate Jobs News

Council bosses in South Wales are confident that the new Swansea University Bay Campus will create thousands of new jobs in the region. 

Neath Port Talbot Council have suggested that up to 10,000 roles could be formed during the lifetime of the project.

The complex will open in mid-September and will provide a huge boost to the region’s businesses while giving thousands of students access to top class facilities.

Costing a total of £450 million to develop, the new campus on Fabian Way is predicted to lead to increased investment in Swansea to the value of around £3 billion.

Such investment should drive growth in the region while many firms will potentially be able to tap into the graduate talent pool coming from the university.

The university recently entered into a partnership with Tata Steel in a bid to help engineering graduates; one of several businesses who have already worked to create close ties with the institution.

Neath Port Talbot Council have described the new campus as a “highly significant development” that will help the region.

They point to the likelihood of inward investment and economic growth that can be closely associated with developments related to research-intensive institutions.

Talented graduates may then be tempted to stay and work in the region as businesses will provide plenty of options for them to begin their careers.

Other firms in the region – including Rolls-Royce – may also enter into partnership with the university, helping to create an environment to drive research and economic growth.

Keeping these companies in the area is considered key, as many graduates can be attracted elsewhere following graduation.

Ensuring that their innovative approaches and idea stay in the region should provide a boost to the whole of the South Wales region.

Grad Plus has plenty of graduate schemes and other opportunities for recent graduates looking to get started in the world of work

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