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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.


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...


Getting a job in ecotourism

Tourism is a vital part of many economies around the world, including many of the poorest. It brings in much needed income but it can also be detrimental to the local environment. read more...


Grammar school girls earn up to a fifth more than their peers

Girls who attended selective grammar schools are likely to earn an average of 20% more than peers from comprehensive schools, according to new research. read more...


Which jobs bring the most 'life satisfaction'?

If you're currently looking to land your first graduate job or kickstart your career you will no doubt have a number of considerations in mind. read more...


Zero hour contracts are on the rise – but by how much?

Zero hour contracts have become a political hot potato in recent months. There's little doubting that the prevalence of these contracts have risen substantially over the past few years but pinning down the number of people actually working these jobs is proving problematic. read more...


Did you attend one of the world's best new universities?

The UK shares the highest number of best 'new' universities with Australia, according to the third annual Times Higher Education '100 under 50' rankings. read more...


How to drive down the cost of your first car insurance

If you're currently hunting for a job, owning a car can be a very valuable asset. Being able to drive is a prerequisite (or at least seen as desirable) in many different roles and it can make it far easier getting to and from interviews. read more...


Are internships a vital step to a graduate career?

It's a common problem for many graduates. You can't get the job without relevant experience and you can't get the experience without doing the job. Internships have been in and out of the media spotlight in recent years, with questions even being raised in Parliament. read more...


Youngsters believe they lack the digital skills needed for work

We're living and working in an increasingly digital environment, but a new report suggests that the majority of young people fear they are not equipped with the digital skills required to succeed in the workplace. read more...


NHS voted most popular graduate employer

The NHS has been voted the most popular graduate employer for the third year running. 

The health service's graduate scheme topped the trendence Graduate Barometer 2014 poll of more than 27,000 students from 100 universities. read more...

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