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14/03/2013

Postgraduate scholarship scheme launched by Brunel University

The idea that postgraduate education is the reserve of the wealthy has been floating around of late, but it seems one university has taken this criticism on board and taken action in favour of cash-strapped graduates. read more...

14/03/2013

What can graduates learn from the Six Nations?

The Six Nations has been in full swing but it all comes to a head at the weekend as Scotland take on France in what is set to be a dramatic final. read more...

14/03/2013

Ahead of international rivals but “still not enough jobs to go round”: Labour market presents a confused picture

The jobs market has seemingly done a U-turn, leaving behind worrying trends witnessed during the recession and showing encouraging signs of recovery. read more...

14/03/2013

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...

11/03/2013

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...

11/03/2013

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...

11/03/2013

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...

11/03/2013

“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...

11/03/2013

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...

11/03/2013

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...

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