Graduate employment

Motor vechicles

Analysis of departmental spending suggests there is a large gulf in costs between some disciplines

Dog rescue

Commission wants more comparable data on the jobs students go into, and how well their degrees prepared them

Japanese metro

Figures from Education at a Glance show that only in Spain and Estonia can women expect a bigger financial return from university than men 

People pushing car stuck in sand

Figures show a number of nations with high participation rates are not seeing graduates’ earnings rise relative to school-leavers’ wages 

Chinese factory

Snapshot from latest Global University Employability Ranking suggests relative reputation of US and UK graduates may be slipping 

crossing the channel

Figures from the latest graduate destinations survey show that more than two fifths of those working abroad find a job in another EU state

Oxford rowing quad

Elite universities top newly-released tables for graduate employment rates, official data shows

Giant robot legs

Sydney’s move towards programmes focused on problem-solving designed to address rise of artificial intelligence and automation

Tool box

Universities claim to bestow on graduates the key to open the door to any job: critical thinking. But even if they do, are employers interested?

US dollars

Research reveals that salary and graduation rate information does not influence high school pupils

City of London

Plan to include LEO graduate earnings in TEF raises issue of regional pay differences

Storm clouds

Round table discusses challenges of changing job market and political instability

The latest data from Hesa’s graduate outcomes survey were not included in the TEF, and could point to universities that may seek to reapply next year

Students embarking on degrees can now find out the likely returns on their different options


Latest data from Hesa's DLHE survey shows highest proportion going on to other courses since at least 2011-12

Generic courses may not be equipping students with much-needed skills, says British Film Institute

Water slide

An analysis of the graduate salary data alongside prior attainment shows how difficult it is to measure university performance on such a metric

Dying lion

Publication of data showing long-term graduate earnings by discipline has huge potential to improve higher education, says Jack Britton

Giant magnet attracting money

Hotly anticipated figures on salaries show that for subjects such as economics and law, the university attended has stronger link to high earnings

Dancing business people

The liberal arts approach can lead to business being done more thoughtfully, more creatively, and more sustainably, says Jeffrey Nesteruk