Graduate Employment

Does Your Degree Matter?

The Huffington Post UK | Conrad Jarman | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

We've all been there, wondering whether or not our degree is worth it, does spending three or more years at university really make you more employable...

Articles Reporting on Graduate Employment Figures are Scaremongering

Tom Hagues | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Hagues

Students at universities in the United Kingdom will, at some point, read an article that screeches about how bad their chances at getting a job after graduation are. Most of the time, these articles need to be read through eyes narrowed in suspicion.

What Do Graduates Do - And Where Do They Do It?

Charlie Ball | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Ball

A lot of graduates struggle to find work because they limit themselves by looking for a particular kind of job in a certain part of the country. Unfortunately, our jobs market often doesn't work like that. So, if you're sure you want to do a particular job, make sure you know where those jobs are to reduce the chance of aiming for something that simply isn't there.

Wurst in Europe? How the UK Can Learn From German Internships

Andrew Scherer | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Scherer

The German approach places a clear value on investing and training young prospective employees and has seen the country develop a nation- and business-wide commitment to helping young adults transition between the role of student and professional.

Postgraduate Learnings for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Great Britain

Dale Bilson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Dale Bilson

In the European Champions League of Postgraduate Education, Britain's poor conversion of undergraduates into postgraduates puts us alongside Andorra and Kazakhstan - the smallest nation in Europe, and a country made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen's ridiculous, sexist, homophobic and incestuous 'comic' character Borat.

Changing the Tuition Fee Debate: How to Make the Most of an Expensive Degree

Andrew Glencross | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Glencross

With increased fees now a reality, it is necessary to change the terms of the debate by looking beyond whether this is the right funding model. Students being charged these amounts need to know how to make the most of an expensive degree.

Good News For Graduates: Starting Salaries Set To Rise

PA | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Starting salaries for graduates are set to rise by 6% to an average of £26,500, while the jobs market is starting to stabilise, according to new rese...

Information technology careers promise an open field for driven graduates

Nick Wilson | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Tech
Nick Wilson

This is a pivotal time for the UK. Economic growth and a strong technology sector demand that business and UK education work towards the same goals in order to create highly skilled young people that have the ability to strengthen UK industry. Universities need to be flexible and address the needs of students.