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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.


OFT finds universities are not giving prospectives students enough information

An investigation by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has concluded that prospective students are not always getting key information on areas such as income, future employment prospects after graduation or experience of teaching staff. read more...


Telegraph offers £25,000 top prize in new student STEM Awards

The Telegraph has launched a major new award for students studying STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) at UK universities and colleges of higher education. read more...


Prepare yourself with mock interviews

Going for an interview can be an extremely stressful part of the job-hunting process, especially if you're new to the whole thing. Even if you feel you are the perfect candidate for the role, your success or failure could well come down to your performance in the interview. read more...


CBI calls for tuition fee cuts on STEM subjects

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called on the government to take steps to make STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) more appealing to students. read more...


The importance of not giving up on your job hunt

Entering the job market can be a demoralising experience. You might have sailed through school or studied hard to get great grades but now it seems you've hit a brick wall. You thought you were the perfect candidate for that dream job but it went to somebody else. read more...


The skills employers are really looking for

As well as knowledge of your subject itself, studying for a degree should have equipped you with a number of transferable skills. read more...


Should you consider applying to an SME?

Traditionally, graduates have tended to be drawn towards larger employers. It's still the case that many major companies offer very attractive graduate schemes and career paths but small and medium enterprises (SMEs) certainly shouldn't be written off. read more...


Employability Awards celebrate the best in student placement schemes

The fifth National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards took place last week at etc.venues near St. Paul's, London. read more...


How to find volunteering roles

Volunteering can be a great way to give something back and to make a real difference to the people and places around you. You can volunteer for an organisation that operates on a global or local scale and dedicate your time and energy to something you believe in. read more...


'Resilient' women perform better than male counterparts

A new study suggests that 'resilient' female students tend to perform better in their first year of study than male counterparts with the same qualities. read more...

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