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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.


80% of graduates expect to secure a job within six months

With thousands graduating from UK universities each year a degree is no longer enough to set you apart from the crowd. read more...


Just 46% of new designers expect to find creative jobs after graduation

A recent survey commissioned by the University of Salford and carried out by One Poll revealed that 34% of graduate respondents don’t view the industry as a viable or sensible career choice. read more...


University of Leicester initiative helps pair SMEs with graduate talent

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are often overlooked when graduates embark on their job hunt, despite the fact that growing businesses are some of the most in need of skilled graduates. read more...


The number one university for student experience doubles its social sporting activities

Heading off to university for the first time can be a daunting experience as you acclimatise to your new surroundings and meet fellow students from around the country.

Joining a sports club is a great way to immerse yourself in university life and make lifelong friendships at the same time. read more...


Undergraduates have ‘unrealistic expectations’ of the mathematical demands of their subjects

When it comes to the need for well honed mathematical and statistical skills many students believe that this only applies to STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) degree subjects. read more...


Student support can help to offset negative impact of university fees, says report

The spiralling cost of university fees may have deterred some would-be students from embarking on a degree course as the thought of mounting debts outweighs the desire to further their academic credentials. read more...


Summarising a PhD thesis in 3-minutes! Students rise to Imperial’s showcase challenge

Those students that have gone on to study at postgraduate level will be more than used to putting their grey matter to the test as they meet challenge, after academic challenge. read more...


Graduate designer gets Justin Timberlake’s seal of approval

While many graduate fashion designers hope to get recognition for their work, few would imagine their wares to come under an A-lister’s radar. read more...


IT skills gap revealed, but graduates optimistic about employment prospects

Finding staff to fill their range of vacancies can be an ongoing challenge for employers, and it seems that IT is one sector where a dearth of skills is hampering business operations. read more...


The most bizarre interview questions asked of MBA candidates

Interviews can be a nerve-wracking experience at the best of times, and while graduates will do all they can to ensure they are prepared for the day – it’s more than likely that a few curveballs will be thrown their way. read more...

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