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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.


Why choose a career in HR?

If you have a degree in human resources (typically called something like 'human resource management', although this can vary) you've probably already considered the benefits of a role in HR. read more...


Frontline scheme attracts high flying graduates into social work

A new graduate scheme aimed at attracting the best and brightest UK graduates into child social work has been deemed a success after attracting almost 2,700 applicants for just 100 advertised places. read more...


Is your CV showing you in the best light?

Getting your CV right is an essential part of the job hunting process. 

Here are a few tips to make sure yours shows your skills and qualities in the best possible light. read more...


Humanities 'shouldn't be overlooked' in favour of STEM subjects

There's been a lot of debate recently concerning the lack of skills in core STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) among UK graduates and current students. read more...


Labour planning to cut tuition fees by a third

Labour is planning to pledge a major cut in tuition fees as part of its next manifesto. The Conservatives responded by claiming that cutting fees would leave a huge university funding 'black hole'. read more...


What can I do with a degree in religious studies?

Religion in its various forms has played a major role in shaping events throughout human history. read more...


Students are staying closer to home and going out less

A predicted rise in the number of students choosing to live at home and study locally has so far failed to materialise in the wake of tuition fees rising to a maximum of £9,000 per year. read more...


Tips for managing your money after university

When you leave university your finances will inevitably change. Hopefully this will be for the better when you enter the world of work but, for a while at least, you will still have to be careful with your money. read more...


Graduates still earn more than their peers over the course of their careers

Male graduates earn an average of £168,000 more than their peers who did not go to university over the course of their lifetime, according to a report published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Female graduates, meanwhile, earn £252,000 more than their less qualified counterparts. read more...


Can taking a gap year be good for your career?

Traditionally a gap year was taken by a student between finishing college or sixth form and starting university. Nowadays it's also reasonably common for graduates to take a gap year before entering the world of work or continuing their education at a postgraduate level. read more...

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