You might have heard on the news recently that graduate recruitment is set to rise in 2014, and that your chance of employment after you finish your degree is the best that it has been for 4 years. This data is from the High Fliers report, and in this blog post our Careers Advisor, Laura Blackledge, explains what those figures could mean for you and your success in obtaining a graduate job.
In 2013 more than 18,000 final year students from thirty of the UK’s leading Universities chose the Times Top 100 employers. The High Fliers survey aims to explain what these most popular employers plan to do; from potential recruitment, to which universities they will target with their graduate schemes. In this post I will discuss the findings of the survey and suggest ways to use this information to increase your employability after graduation. Continue reading
If you’re considering an industrial placement but think it’s too late to secure a placement, then think again, a lot of companies are only just starting to advertise. In this blog post, Jenny Scattergood explains why it’s important not to panic if you’re applying late.
I am currently the Sustainability Intern working with the Sustainability team at the University of Leeds. My role includes running the Green Impact accreditation scheme this year, as well as launching Hotspots, promoting NETpositive and a variety of other tasks to help with the transition to a more sustainable University. Continue reading