Monday, July 20, 2009
At the weekend it was reported that the latest graduate employment statistics for England make some grim reading, despite the fact that the figures pertain to the period just before the current economic slump. Only 61% of graduates were in employment six months after graduation according to figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency. Meanwhile, other papers also predict that up to 40,000 of this summer's graduates will be jobless. The graduate salary advantage that has been used so often in the past to justify fees is beginning to look somewhat tarnished.
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