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Career prospects

How to boost your chances of landing a dream career

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Top 10 degree subjects for graduate starting salaries

Want to study a degree course with a top graduate salary? Find out which subjects were best for starting salaries last year and the types of jobs that grads go into.

14 April 2015

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Graduate prospects: medicine and dentistry

Studying a medicine or dentistry degree? Good news! You can expect some very bright employment prospects...

29 January 2015

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Graduate prospects: psychology

Planning to study psychology at university? Here's an overview of your prospects with a psychology degree under your belt...

29 January 2015

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Graduate prospects: law

Studying law doesn't necessarily mean you have to become a lawyer. Here are the typical routes that law graduates take...

29 January 2015

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Top universities for graduate starting salaries

Revealed: top unis for graduate starting salaries and how much their grads are earning.

08 May 2014

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What employers think about sandwich courses and work experience

You might have heard a lot about how important work experience is and how employers love it. And you know what? It is really important, and employers do love it…

04 October 2013

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How does the region you study in affect your graduate employment prospects?

Does the region you study in affect your graduate employment prospects? You might not think it, but yes – location counts. Our employment expert explains why.

03 October 2013

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Will going to a top university guarantee me a good job?

While nothing can guarantee you a good job, picking the right university can improve your chances. But what qualifies as a 'top university' or a 'good job'?

01 October 2013

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Do you need a Masters to get a good job these days?

No is the easy answer to this one, but it all comes down to what you want to do. A postgraduate qualification can give you the edge – or even be essential – with some careers; with others you can certainly get a graduate-level job without it.

30 September 2013

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Higher Education Achievement Reports explained

Going to uni is more than just getting a decent degree classification. New Higher Education Achievement Reports are designed to reflect just that.

04 October 2012

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How important is it to do extra-curricular activities at university?

Extra-curricular activities are great for both personal and practical reasons. Here are just a few of the many opportunities open to you at university.

14 August 2012

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