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Black students are 50% more likely to drop out of university than their Asian and White counterparts. According to reports conducted by two charitable university trusts, the Social Market Foundation (SMF) and UPP Foundation, 10.3% of students dropout of the university in England. Although the focus has been placed on increasing the proportion of students

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With application figures to UK universities experiencing rises and dips, it’s clear that the choice to go to university is challenging for many young people up and down the country. UCAS applications made by 18-year-olds saw an increase of 1.6%, meaning that 30.3% applied. So what are the benefits and drawbacks of going to university?

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With so many graduation ceremonies taking place this summer, the next steps for a new graduate can be a very daunting one. We would all like to have our next career moves mapped out us, but in reality, amongst all of the dissertation stress, all-nighters and multiple exams, it’s difficult to do extensive career preparation

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Could your dream job be in another city? Job searching in a new location can be quite a daunting mission, however, if you feel that your dream job may be elsewhere then we have some tips that will help you. Read This Interesting Post: Building Your Career In A Job You Don’t Like Very Much

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When you’re fresh out of University taking up a summer job can prepare you for the workforce. It’s a quick way to learn about company structure and team work. Even if you had a job throughout university, summer roles will still help you prepare for a life of full-time work. Here are four ways that

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Written by Freda Nomo How To Progress Your Career In A Job You Don’t Like Very Much Landing a job in your desired industry post-graduation is not always guaranteed. You may think there’s something wrong with the skills you possess or your CV. The truth is sometimes companies don’t have the budget to hire someone

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According to new research by Course Library, 80.6% of UK workers have experienced a career slump with 32.5% revealing this was down to lack of career progression. 1,200 participants between the ages of 18 to 64 were surveyed about their job satisfaction. The survey also questioned participants on how they dealt with their career slump

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How would you sell yourself if you were stuck in an elevator with a corporate executive and only had 30 seconds? Persuading others to think you’re the most interesting person they’ll meet is no easy task. Many people aren’t able to present what they have done effectively. Elevator pitches are brief and persuasive speeches used

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  Written by Freda Nomo Employers lose 16 % of their graduate intake within the first two years, according to a study by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). In addition, 20% of graduate employees leave the first year after completing a graduate development programme. SEE ALSO: Video Gaming Can Improve & Boost University Skills According

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