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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...


University of Lincoln launches £3k chemistry scholarships

Some of the most eminent minds in scientific history hail from Lincolnshire, so it seems only fitting that a scholarship scheme has been set up in the county to nurture the next generation of scientists. read more...


Graduate wins Postcode Lottery scholarship

Winning the lottery isn’t even a once in a lifetime opportunity if the odds aren’t right. But one graduate from Caerphilly proved that Lady Luck was truly on her side. read more...


Law students share their view on UK law firms

Today’s students are keen to ensure that they are making the most of out of their experience of working life. This could be anything from negotiating the right benefits package to asking for a promotion in their first year. read more...


Graduate scoops job 12hrs after announcing skills at tube station

With scores of graduates vying for each job, sending off a perfectly completed application is no longer enough to ensure that you secure the job of your dreams. read more...


Cambridge and Oxford among top five world universities

The University of Cambridge and The University of Oxford have claimed 4th and 5th placed respectively in a ranking of world universities. read more...

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