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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.


Does a private education guarantee you a better job post-graduation?

Initially, a private education doesn’t seem to improve students’ performance at university, with state-educated individuals outperforming their private school counterparts. read more...


Which University Has the Happiest Students?

Final-year students have rated their university experience for the National Student Survey (NSS), taking assessment, feedback, course organisation and personal development into account. read more...


Is a Degree in Renewable Energy the Way Forward?



Government traineeships to boost young people’s employability set for September launch

If you’re on the lookout for graduate training schemes, there’s a good’un in the pipeline – but it might not be quite what you’re expecting. read more...


Students get an early start on their job hunting quest



How to get round employers’ top objections to graduates

A lack of unsuitable candidates means that one in three leading employers is forced to leave graduate jobs unfilled. read more...


Graduate starting salary creeps up to £26,000

Last week, Grad Plus brought you the news that almost half of employers predict they will be hiring extra graduates in 2013. read more...


Graduates: How to rock your first job

Showing up for work on time, if not a few minutes early, is a simple and easy way to impress a new employer (provided you can get out of bed on time!). read more...


Graduate employers value work experience over academic qualifications

According to a report by High Fliers, almost half of employers anticipate taking on extra graduates in 2013. Hooray!

However, it also revealed that firms expect over a third (36%) of entry-level jobs to be filled by people who have already worked for the company. read more...


Chest puffing and unbefitting bragging: can being over-confident damage your chances at interview?

Confidence is good. It puts you at ease and makes an interview a whole lot less scary.

But, as we all know, too much of a good thing, and it ain’t a good thing no more. read more...

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