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What Do Graduates Do 2014 released

The latest edition of What Do Graduates Do? was released on 24 September, an analysis of the destinations of 256,350 full and part-time first degree graduates surveyed in January 2014, six months after they had left university. Overall, the picture is much … Continue reading

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47% of recent graduates in non-graduate jobs – really..?

“Jobs warning for new graduates”, cautions the BBC, “Half of recent UK graduates stuck in non-graduate jobs” bemoans The Guardian. Headlines emanating from the latest ONS report, Graduates in the UK labour market 2013 which claims 47% of recent graduates … Continue reading

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Work experience three times more likely to land graduate job

The latest High Fliers research – “Class of 2013″ (published 13 June 2013) – reveals that students who completed an internship or other vacation work with employers during their studies were three times more likely to receive a definite job … Continue reading

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Destinations 2012 schools data published

The Careers Centre has just published individual reports for schools and departments at The University of Reading, showing details of the first steps into work and further study of those completing courses in 2012. As well as summaries of main … Continue reading

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Modest increase in graduate vacancies

From HECSU blog – http://hecsu.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/incomes-data-services-have-just.html -Incomes Data Services (IDS) has just released their new survey of graduate starting salaries They see a modest increase in the number of graduate vacancies this year – up about 8% on last year

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What does 2012 hold for the jobseeking scientist?

Published in The New Scientist this week, Charlie Ball, Deputy Director of HECSU, writes that things are looking up for science graduates this summer: here’s one prediction for 2012 that is definitely going to be correct – the majority of … Continue reading

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Students believe they have necessary skills for job market

Majority are optimistic about careers despite economy Most final-year students are optimistic about their long-term career prospects but are realistic about the problems they face making their first steps in the jobs market, research has shown. More than 80 per … Continue reading

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