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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.


How graduates can make summer count

Most students feel that their primary objective is to get through their degree courses in one piece. But what graduates don’t realise is that the hard work really begins the moment you leave university. read more...


Plymouth University offers ‘Career Confidence’ workshop for graduates

Graduates from the University of Plymouth are being offered the chance to build up their skills base before entering the graduate talent pool. read more...


Number of male graduates in teaching increases

The teaching profession is now attracting more male teachers, according to data from the Teaching Agency (TA).

Over the last four years there has been a 50% increase in the number of male trainee primary teachers throughout the UK. read more...


Graduate recruitment leaders recognised in AGR awards

Leading employers were recognised for their efforts in supporting graduate recruitment, as part of the 2012 Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).

Charity Teach First, which provides fast-track, in-school teacher training for high-achieving graduates, won praise for its selection and assessment process. read more...


Graduating with a geography degree – what are my options?

A vast number of geography students tend to graduate with strong transferable skills: they are often literate, can think analytically and critically, are good team workers and are highly computer literate. read more...


Graduate job search – How can I distinguish myself from the competition?

Job markets are currently saturated with well-qualified entry-level candidates, seasoned professionals looking to change career direction and the 370,000 people set to graduate from UK universities this summer – a significant share of which have the same career aspirations as each other. read more...


Global trading company to boost graduate jobs in Swansea

A Swansea-based firm is set to boost the number of graduate jobs in the area significantly, after announcing plans to create the largest trading floor outside of London.

The majority of the OSTC workforce, based in Swansea's SA1 docklands, is already largely up made of young graduates. read more...


Gap years viewed as valuable by employers

Graduates who are planning to take a gap year after university, will be glad to hear that a ‘year out’ generally helps rather than hinders their graduate recruitment prospects. read more...


Record number of Life Science graduates achieve a 1st from Manchester University

Students graduating with a degree from the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Manchester have achieved the best ever record for 1st and 2:1 degrees. read more...


Fast-track management graduate scheme launched by Asda

Supermarket giant Asda has announced that it is adding to its range of graduate training schemes, by helping graduates to fast-track to store managers in just a year. read more...

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