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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.


What’s Behind a Job Title?

We’ve all heard the saying ‘Never judge a book by its cover’ and this well-known idiom can be applied to the graduate jobs market. read more...


Contact Hours Fail to Rise in Line with Tuition Fees

Despite a nine-fold rise in tuition fees since 2005/6, when courses cost just £1000 a year, students are receiving just 20 minutes more teaching per week. read more...


Are You a Global Graduate?

Cultural awareness is becoming increasingly important to employers, who are looking for ‘global minded graduates’ according to a recent study. read more...


Quarter of Students Would Be Embarrassed to Work at a Bank

The big banks have generally been incredibly appealing to new graduates, with big salaries and the prospect of a successful career reeling them in fresh out of university. read more...


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SLC Hires Private Investigators to Track Down Unpaid Tuition Fee Loans

A Freedom of Information request which revealed that EU students owe the UK a staggering £50mn in unpaid tuition fee loans has prompted the Student Loans Company (SLC) to hire private investigators to remedy the situation. read more...


Great Grandmother Considering Fourth Degree

If you’re struggling to stay motivated to finish your first degree, spare a thought for 82-year-old Joan Imeson, who has recently graduated with her third degree. read more...


Post-Grad Job Hunting Tips

If you’ve made the decision to jump straight into the jobs market after graduating, you’ll need some first-rate tactics to help you stand out from the graduate talent pool and ease the transition into the world of work. read more...


After graduation: where do I go from here?

Graduation is approaching fast, and in just a couple of months you will be standing outside your university, diploma in hand and bidding a fond adieu. Once you get home – and the hangover subsides – the panic starts to set in. read more...


Gloomy Jobs Market Spawns Graduate Entrepreneurs

A creative flair, a sprinkling of imagination and a great idea you want to pursue – if you have all of these, starting a business could be the way round high graduate unemployment and lack of job opportunities. read more...

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