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2015 QS World University Rankings (QS-WUR) ……………….

A university’s position in world rankings is more important than the quality of teaching it offers if graduates want to find work, say the majority of students. QS World University Rankings (QS-WUR) – an annual publication of university rankings – carried-out … Continue reading

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Bradford University (School of Management) – Mock Assessment Centre (Day 2)

“Once more unto the breach dear friends….once more………..” this famous quote from Shakespeare’s Henry V entered my head as I drove to Bradford University today to take part in the second day of  “mock assessment centres” for Business Management degree … Continue reading

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Mock Interviews for Students – Bradford University (School of Management)

Day 2 of the programme of “mock interviews” for second year students undertaking Business Management degree courses. This is a compulsory part of the careers module they have to complete and illustrates the universities commitment to the practical development AND … Continue reading

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University Students preparing for the world of work (School of Management, Bradford University)

Yesterday I spent a full day at Bradford University School of Management where, along with many other employers representatives and consultants I conducted a series of “mock interviews” of students in the second year of their undergraduate degree course.  The … Continue reading

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Get a science degree and get ahead…………………

New science graduates are half as likely to be in stop-gap jobs stacking shelves and cleaning windows as those who studied most other university disciplines, new figures have revealed. They are more likely to have landed professional jobs within six months … Continue reading

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This Should be Compulsary reading for ALL Undergraduates…………..

I have commented in several blogs about “graduate employment” and whether students have unrealistic expectations about jobs when they graduate or whether they have been “sold a pup” by being encouraged to go to university spend £27k on fees and … Continue reading

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Which graduates find jobs most easily? And who’s earning the big money?

Good news for students: chances of getting a job are rising. But some sectors are hiring more people – and paying higher salaries – than others. Legal firms offer among the highest starting salaries.  There hasn’t been much good news … Continue reading

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