Graduate employment

Figures likely to fuel debate over whether value of bachelor's degrees is eroding over time

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Study finds classes can improve students’ chances of getting a graduate job by 40 per cent

Randi Zuckerberg

Facebook pioneer discusses improving diversity in tech industry and universities

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McLaren Applied Technologies director sees need to go ‘beyond STEM’, THE-Ulsan summit hears

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UK’s university statistics agency will publish graduate salary data from tax records instead of relying on survey responses

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Research finds that working overseas can boost PhD holders’ salaries 

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New IE Business School dean advocates tutelage in ‘fundamental competencies’ for uncertain labour markets

Doctoral study can seem like a 24-7 endeavour, but don't ignore these other opportunities, advise Robert MacIntosh and Kevin O'Gorman

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Universities under pressure to show value and demand for master’s and PhDs
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Focus on skills and job readiness 'disengages' academics from issue, says HEA head

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University of Oxford law graduates earn considerably more than counterparts at University of Bradford, figures in ‘experimental’ data release show

One year shaved off time to degree under new national framework

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Evidence of positive effect of retakes ‘weak’, concludes Dutch academic

Parent prays for students sitting college entrance exams, Seoul

Yeon-Cheon Oh says serving society can be as rewarding as getting rich

Gao kao exam in China. Policemen rescue woman who fainted

As meritocratic approach to education finds favour in UK, academic argues its dystopian original meaning has come to pass in China

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Survey of Chinese employers shows UK graduates required to ‘fit back in’ to home culture

Many graduates would also have chosen a different subject or institution in hindsight, study reveals

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But academics argue against narrow teaching focus and warn that technical skills have a ‘half-life’

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New study adds to concerns over the weakness of Chinese university teaching

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More North African universities turn away from French and Arabic as languages of instruction