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Graduation fees triggers online petition after alleged broken promises

Graduation fees triggers online petition after alleged broken promises

Out of pocket students anger at paying for gown and cap rental for their delayed graduation ceremonies
78% of Grads fear Brexit will negatively impact careers

78% of Grads fear Brexit will negatively impact careers

New research from Milkround shows that graduates are concerned about the uncertainty Brexit will have on the job market
Graduate unemployment at its ‘lowest for 39 years’

Graduate unemployment at its ‘lowest for 39 years’

Prospects have released the latest edition of the ‘what do graduates do?’ report, compiled from the responses of over 250,000 UK-based graduates
Study shows state-school students are underrepresented in top graduate schemes

Study shows state-school students are underrepresented in top graduate schemes

The ISE (Institute of Student Employers) reports students who were educated in state schools are less represented in Britain’s top graduate schemes
1 in 4 UK graduates in school-leavers jobs

1 in 4 UK graduates in school-leavers jobs

UK graduates are lacking basic degree level skills says the report
Many students receive ‘paltry returns’ for their studies 

Many students receive ‘paltry returns’ for their studies 

UoM spokesperson said “we have an enviable reputation of producing excellent graduates that are targeted by leading employers in the UK and worldwide”

Manchester University ranks fifth in UK for graduate employability

The University of Manchester climbs global graduate employability rankings by independent league table

Moving home after university is negatively impacting graduates’ careers

A Resolution Foundation study has found that graduates not moving for work is having a marked effect on Britain’s dismal pay and productivity records

Applications from EU graduates to UK jobs decline by 18%

The UK is suffering from a decrease in the number of EU graduates that are applying for jobs according to a survey conducted by LinkedIn with over 3 million participants

Graduates might be earning less than non-graduates

Gender, parental income, university, and subject choice have large impacts on earning power, IFS finds

Dress to impress

Got those ‘almost there’ graduate blues? Or simply hunting for an extra bit of pocket money? Fear not, as Rebecca Thomas gives you a rundown of what to wear for every type of interview

Cost of wasted degrees up to £65 billion, says study

Two-thirds of graduates believe their degree has no relevance to the jobs they are in

Debate Mate: ‘empowering the youth of today, creating the leaders of tomorrow’

A University of Manchester graduate writes of his experiences helping disadvantaged young people in the Manchester area reach their aspirations through the power of debating

Graduate unemployment returns to pre-recession levels

The survey reveals, however, that full-time employment rates remain much lower than they were for 2005 graduates

‘Class of 2014’ expect to own home, be married and have children by 30

Research shows that ambitious graduates expect to have their lives all figured out by the age of 30

Careers Corner: Founder of ‘Facebook’ for Student Employability

One of the founders of Kloodle, Phil Hayes, talks to Robert Firth about how they started and the graduate job market today.

Career Corner: Manchester Graduates at idealo Berlin

The place where former Manchester students report back from the real world. This week we chat to four graduates working in Berlin.

Should you be doing a vocational degree?

A recent survey suggests that more and more graduates wish they’d taken a more vocational course at university. Sophie Lipton weighs up the pros and cons

100,000 science graduates needed to maintain economy

A report has found that an extra 10,000 annual science graduates are needed to maintain the UK economy

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