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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.


Cambridge publishes 25-minute video of interview process

Interviews can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the university application process. And for those applying for a place at some of the UK’s most prestigious universities, knowing that scores of applicants will be vying for just a few places can add even more trepidation to this process. read more...


85% of graduates would complete an unpaid internship

Most graduates appreciate the fact that some employers will want to gauge their suitability for a role by asking them to complete an internship as part of their selection process. read more...


Record numbers of students participate in Erasmus programme

The idea of spending a period of degree study at a foreign university is appealing one for many students. read more...


Games of Thrones = college credits at University of Virginia

Few undergraduates would have imagined deriving any study benefit from watching the constant tussle for the power over the Iron Throne. However, it seems that in some corners of the globe watching the Games of Thrones can help students get secure the veritable academic crown. read more...


‘Clearing service’ launched on University Compare App

For those students who haven’t got the A’levels or International Baccalaureate results they were expecting, clearing is often the first port of call. read more...


90% of employers recruit via social media

Successive surveys have revealed a mismatch between employers’ and graduates’ expectations. And now a new report from The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has revealed that employers are taking steps to address this gulf by adopting more youth-friendly recruitment strategies. read more...


Entries open for NCE Graduate Awards

Entries are now open for the New Civil Engineers (NCE) Graduate Awards 2014, an event recognising the achievements of graduates after their first year in the world of work. read more...


Wales' first software university planned

Last month research commissioned by Reconnix, the Open Source and Cloud Service provider,  revealed just under three-quarters (74%) of IT leaders have reported difficulty in recruiting staff that have the right blend of skills and experience. read more...


Estimated 22,076 graduate vacancies on offer by September 2014

Class of 2013-14 rejoice! Thousands of graduate vacancies await you as you enter the jobs market for the first time, so you can start sending out those CVs in earnest. read more...


Degree vital for STEM careers, say students

While SME employers have recently been questioning the value of a degree in today’s workforce, STEM (science, technology, maths and engineering) students have argued that it is the only way to succeed in these sectors. read more...

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