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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.


Fashion graduate-turned-entrepreneur congratulated in person by the Prime Minister

Fashion graduate Elena Mingas, 25, was one of just four young people from the North West of England selected to meet David Cameron at a prestigious event hosted by Business Finance Solutions. read more...


Squeeze on graduate roles as almost six in ten ex-students leave university without a job

Gloomy research reveals that the majority of graduates were forced into low-skilled employment after coming out of university last year – or graduated without a job at all. read more...


Huge regional discrepancies in graduate positions revealed

The latest figures from High Flier Research suggest that companies recruited fewer employees in 2012 compared to the year before, and 10% less than before the recession unleashed its wrath on the UK economy. read more...


New digital services launched to combat youth unemployment

Today, the Government’s Youth and Community Engagement Champion, Shaun Bailey, will unveil three new digital services to help young people have a voice and overcome the vicious ‘no experience –no employment’ cycle, at an event at the Design Council. read more...


Gap years can unearth a “desire to succeed in life”

Battling top candidates for any job you can get your paws on, or lying back in a hammock sipping Pina Colada in the afternoon sun? It’s a tough one... read more...


Is the graduate jobs market as bad as they say?

The graduate jobs market: it’s not a pleasant place. Brimming with ferocious competition, graduates are getting their claws out in a desperate bid to beat other candidates to their dream job – or any job at all. read more...


Which companies offer the best graduate internships and work placements?

The nominations for the 2013 National Council for Work Experience awards have been cast, and the shortlist is out. 

Drum roll please...


Schools missing out on grades required by top universities

Officials have been saying for ages that exams have been ‘getting easier’ and that this is the reason behind the huge numbers of people going to university. read more...


I graduated with a 2.2 – what are my options?

Semester one exams are over (phew!) and it’s time to start a brand new term. read more...


A look behind the figures: what does the 3.5% increase in university applications tell us?

Following the introduction of £9,000-a-year fees, the number of people applying to university witnessed a dramatic but unsurprising drop. read more...

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