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Graduates
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01
Jan

49 per cent of businesses report graduates lack vital employability skills – how can this be improved? | Claire Granados

Claire Granados, Principal at Quest Professional – a business college focused on equipping A-level and university leavers with the business acumen, employability and interview skills required to fast-track aspiring students into the world of work – gives her opinion on how to equip young people with the essential tools to succeed in the world of...
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Graduates pay-gap
27
Oct

Two thirds of graduates feel underpaid, according to study

A recent study has revealed that almost 50 per cent of graduates are embarrassed by their starting salary. The study, commissioned by Satsuma also deduced that over two thirds of those surveyed admitted to feeling underpaid. It took a closer look at the relationship between a graduates salary expectations, and the reality for the average...
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12
Sep

Atkins welcomes more female graduates than ever

Engineering consultancy Atkins has welcomed more female graduates and apprentices than ever before. According to Atkins, the gender ratio of 2017’s graduates and apprentices is more balanced than it has ever been previously, with 31 per cent of new graduates being female. 21 per cent of new apprentices are women out of over 350 new...
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Graduates pay-gap
05
Jul

Eight out of ten graduates will never pay back student loan

Eight out of ten graduates will never pay back their student loans, according to new research. A report, released by The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), also found that most graduates will still be paying off their loan into their 50s. The study suggests that this means the incentives for universities to provide high-quality courses...
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27
Jun

Study reveals the highest-paying jobs you don’t need a degree for

A recent study has compiled a list of the highest earning jobs that do not require employees to have a degree. The research by Indeed discovered that many non-graduate jobs still pay a high wage, despite a lack of university education. Student fees are currently capped at £27,750 for spending three years in education, and...
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female graduates
14
Jun

Female graduates face pay gap one year after graduation

New data on British graduates reveals women face a pay gap as early as their first year post university.  The educational outcomes data is the first large-scale set of data on British graduates, published by the government. Statistics from the data show that men are much more likely to have a higher salary than a...
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Graduates pay-gap
13
Dec

Female graduates earn £6,500 less than male counterparts

Government figures have revealed that top-earning female graduates earn an average of £6,500 less than their male equivalent, five years after leaving university. Female earnings were reported to be on average £31,000, 18% lower than men. The findings, from the Department for Education’s Longitudinal Education Outcomes report, further identify issues with the widening gender pay...
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14
Nov

Vacancy of the week: Middle Office Administrator role | Wroclaw, Poland

BNY Mellon have a graduate opportunity for Middle Office Administrator, based in Wroclaw, Poland. AIS Operations is made up of a number of hedge fund and private equity servicing functional areas such as Trade Execution, Trade Capture, Custody, Middle Office, Reconciliation, Billing, etc. AIS Operations assists the research and resolution of general and basic operational issues...
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