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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.


UCAS chief says too many students 'sleepwalk' into university

Mrs Curnock Cook, chief executive of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has suggested that some people would benefit from deferring their studies and going to university as a mature student. read more...


Prepare for the workplace - before you even graduate

The graduate job market is looking up. At the start of the year, the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) predicted a rise in graduate vacancies of more than 10% over 2014 based on a survey of its members. read more...


Should I look for a graduate scheme or go it alone?

For many recent graduates, a place on a graduate scheme with a well known, established employer seems like the natural next step after leaving university. read more...


Is your interview handshake letting you down?

It might not be top of your list of job hunting priorities and won't land you the job if your qualifications, experience and skill sets aren't up to scratch, but a perfect handshake is still important. read more...


How to get a job in sound engineering

Sound engineers can also be known under a variety of alternative titles, including audio engineer, sound technician and recording engineer. 

They can work in a variety of creative industries, including music (both live and recorded), TV, film and video games. read more...


Five apps to help in your job search

There's an app for pretty much everything these days and job hunting is no different. read more...


Cambridge tops new university league table for 2015

The University of Cambridge has retained its status as the top rated UK university in the league table published by The Complete University Guide. read more...


STEM subjects given 'geek chic' appeal by Brian Cox and The Big Bang Theory

A new survey suggests that nearly half of young people are more likely to consider STEM subjects after the subjects have been showcased in hit TV shows. read more...


New report says graduates should continue to use their skills in the workplace

It's implied in slightly more academic terms but 'use it or lose it' appears to be one of the main messages in a new report from education firm Pearson. read more...


What can I do with a degree in American Studies?

American Studies is certainly not the most vocational of subjects. There are few jobs that it directly equips you for but it is a strongly multidisciplinary subject that can open doors to a wide range of different jobs and sectors. read more...

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