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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.


A high-paying job or a career that makes you happy – which would you choose?

The previous news article briefly analysed a particularly bold statement from New Zealand professor Jacqueline Rowarth, who insisted that parents should steer their children towards a career in science, agriculture and agribusiness if they want them to be happy. read more...


‘Parents should guide children into science careers – and away from arts’

In a rather bold and controversial statement, a New Zealand professor has warned parents to steer their children away from the arts at university and push them in the direction of science instead. read more...


It’s a jungle out there: surviving the job market

Going into the office can often be equated with creeping tentatively into the Amazon jungle, with worker ants busying themselves typing, monkeys chattering away on the phone and the King of the Jungle himself (or herself) – otherwise known as The Boss. read more...


UKFT to ensure fashion graduates are bursting at the seams with specialist business skills

With increasingly numbers of graduates thinking about launching their own business to beat the jobs market at its own game, universities are teaming up with experts to give them a nudge in the right direction. read more...


Desperate times: bogus job offer attracts 650 applicants

A Masters level graduate posted a fake  job ad on Craigslist and received over 650 responses in 24 hours. read more...


How can you speed up your job hunt?

Newsflash: you don’t have  to go into a career that is related to your degree.

In fact, it is perhaps advisable to consider looking for jobs  outside of your degree subject, especially in the current jobs market, which is  ghastly at best. read more...


Large v small companies – which route suits you best?

Students  heading off to university apparently aren’t too worried about the quality of  teaching – or even the £9,000 they will have to shell out every year. read more...


Jobs which accept degrees from any discipline – and the skills you’ll require!

An  English graduate from Plymouth University will effectively be running a brand  and business development agency after it took on a fresh batch of ex-students. read more...


Can the government’s unpaid work scheme assist graduates in their job hunt?

We recently brought you the news that London Mayor,  Boris Johnson, and Employment Minister, Chris Grayling, read more...


Telecoms tycoon launches £2.5 million foundation for graduates


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