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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.


Employers favour apprentices over graduates to plug skills gap

We are once again the bearer of gloomy news (apologies) as it emerges that employers are abandoning their graduate recruitment efforts and veering towards apprenticeships. read more...


Maths graduates among those earning the highest salaries

Data from the Careers Department at the London School of Economics (LSE) shows that students graduating from the institution’s Department of Mathematics are earning the highest starting salaries. read more...


Reason for IT graduate skills gap revealed – can you plug it?

It’s no secret that there is more supply than demand for jobs in the engineering and technology sectors, but now the reason for the skills shortage has been revealed. read more...


Sub-minimum wage for postgraduate students teaching in universities

New research has revealed that a third of postgraduates who teach in universities are earning less than the National Minimum Wage, once real working hours are taken into account. read more...


“Strikingly uneven”: study reveals gulf between male and female graduate pay

A new report has highlighted the widening gulf in take home salary between male and female graduates, with women earning significantly less. read more...


Barclays gives labour market a much-needed boost

Thousands of fresh job opportunities have become available thanks to Barclays, which has launched a new programme that helps businesses find, employ and train a local apprentice. read more...


If you want a pay rise, ask for it

Last week, news of the gigantic gap between male and female graduate jobs pay reared its ugly head: while women are taking home pay of between £15-17,999 and £21-23,999, men are more likely to earn salaries of £24,000 or more. read more...


Application process for the ‘best jobs in the world’ now open!

If you’re sick of struggling in the tough jobs market – and think you would get bored of waking up to grey skies every day anyway – then it may be worth firing off an application for what have been described as the ‘best jobs in the world’, based in Australia. read more...


Fresh opportunities to work abroad with the British Council



Successful graduate calls for more women in the computer games sector

Recent graduate Sophia George has launched her first computer game, and is now urging other female computer graduates to do the same. read more...

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