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Graduate news and views on student life

Check out our tips about making the most of university, graduate careers and job hunting.

You’ll also find news about events such as the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year competition and TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards.

Which graduate careers offer most jobs?

Which profession takes on more graduates than any other? According to the most recent survey from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), which... (view)

Posted 28 March 2013.

Citi's winning graduate internship scheme is hot ticket for jobs

Financial services group Citi beat stiff competition from more than 60 finalists to be named overall winner at the National Council for Work Experience (NCWE)... (view)

Posted 21 March 2013.

Female graduates earn less than males – true, but not the full picture

‘Female graduates paid less than male graduates!’ screamed yesterday’s headlines. ‘Even if they have the same qualifications!’ Today is International Women’s... (view)

Posted 8 March 2013.

Researching employers? What the most popular brands want you to know

Here are three statements, from Google, Goldman Sachs and Apple. Can you match them to the right company? A ‘X is not a conventional company, and we don... (view)

Posted 6 March 2013.

Students considering further study turn to the bank of Mum and Dad

Just under half (49%) of undergraduates who are considering further study intend to borrow from their parents to compensate for the lack of official funding,... (view)

Posted 27 February 2013.

Enter the Mayor's Low Carbon Prize and shape your graduate job hunt

Students and recent graduates in London are being invited to compete for the Mayor of London's Low Carbon Prize. Entrants can compete for an internship with... (view)

Posted 27 February 2013.