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UK approaches Brexit with strongest jobs market since the recession

Findings from the 2016 edition of What Do Graduates Do? reveal that the unemployment rate for graduates six months after leaving university is 5.7%, a significant fall from 6.3% in 2015.

The report also highlights that graduates are working in more professional roles with the proportion in non-graduate jobs after six months falling from 32% in 2015 to 29% in 2016.

The 2016 report gives a thorough picture of the destinations of last year’s 247,835 UK domiciled first...


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02 December

  1. Beyond The Lab - What else can a science graduate do?, Dundee

05 December

  1. Running your own assessment centre, York

06 December

  1. Developing an employer engagement strategy, York

06 December

  1. PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair 2016

06 December

  1. Introduction to Advice, London

07 December

  1. Disclosing Disabilities: How to support students with disabilities through the recruitment process, Abertay

07 December

  1. Pre-screening: How do recruiters shortlist?, York

07 December to 08 December

  1. Research Workshop, (2 days), Warwick

08 December

  1. Introduction to employer engagement, York

12 December to 14 December

  1. MBTI Foundation Programme, Warwick

13 December

  1. Enhancing your employer network and growing relationships, York

15 December

  1. Degree Apprenticeships, Manchester

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