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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.


Royal Navy equips sailors with skills needed for long-term career success

Sailors in the British Royal Navy have the unique opportunity to develop their management and leadership skills through a new partnership with the Chartered Management Institute. read more...


Graduates should be honest on CVs

Graduate jobseekers should avoid stretching the truth on their CVs after it was revealed that almost seven in every ten employees lie about their qualifications.

Research by Peninsula suggests that 66 per cent of workers admit to lying on their CVs while a further 63 per cent lie in interviews about their experience, reports onrec. read more...


Professionals want responsible employers

A number of young professionals, many of them graduates, value a 'caring and responsible' employer above their own salary, according to a new survey. read more...


Finance graduates put in the hours

Finance graduates expect to work in excess of 35 hours a week, according to a new survey. read more...


Universities' 'tepid' response to vocational diplomas

Less than 40 per cent of universities would welcome a vocational diploma as an alternative to A-levels, a survey has claimed.

The ACS International Schools study has shown that just 38 per cent of admissions officers saw the vocational diploma as a 'good alternative' and 88 per cent of respondents favoured the International Baccalaureate. read more...


Law graduates: best A levels, fewest firsts

Despite leaving college with the best grades, law graduates are leaving university with the lowest number of first class degrees, new research has claimed.

The study conducted by the Recruiters' Guide to Courses and Campuses and reported on onrec. read more...


International students feel university cost increase

The rising cost of university in the UK may be forcing international students elsewhere and cutting the number of skilled graduates, the Higher Education Policy Institute (Hepi) has claimed. read more...


Graduates should aim to work from home

Working from home can save money and manage stress levels, according to new research.

A ntl:Telewest survey of UK workers has shown that many believe home working can help improve job performance, lifestyle and the environment. read more...


Students missing out on free insurance

A number of students living in halls of residence could be claiming free contents insurance on their parent's policies, according to Moneysupermarket research. read more...


Most graduates yet to own property

More than half of graduates have not got a foot on the first rung of the property ladder, according to new research.

The Scottish Widows study claims that 56 per cent of graduates do not own property. Of that group 70 per cent claim they cannot afford to buy and almost one in ten say they will never be able to meet the costs. read more...

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