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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...


Surprising decline in number of computer science graduates

Official figures have revealed a fall in the number of people completing computer science degrees at higher institutions in the UK. read more...


Government introduces new teacher training scholarships for the best mathematics graduates

Our classrooms are now being staffed by high-achieving maths graduates according to the latest figures released from the Teaching Agency, revealing that the proportion of maths graduates entering training with a 2:1 degree or better has risen from 51 to 62 per cent over the last year. read more...

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