Do you have graduate salary envy?

Do you have graduate salary envy?

A QUARTER EXPERIENCE ‘LOW EARNER ANXIETY’ Tens of thousands of graduates regularly compare their salary to that of their friends and suffer from ‘low earner anxiety’ as they find their post-university pay packet is smaller than they expected it...
Low graduate salary? Chances are, your parents are poor too

Low graduate salary? Chances are, your parents are poor too

YOUNG PEOPLE’S INCOMES ARE STILL TOO DEPENDENT ON MUM AND DAD’S WEALTH, SAYS NEW REPORT The UK’s poor track record of social mobility means that young people’s life chances are too dependent on their parents’ income, rather than their own...
Average graduate salary “between 11 and 80k”

Average graduate salary “between 11 and 80k”

MIND THE GRADUATE PAY GAP! VAST RANGE IN STARTING WAGES DEPENDS ON THE INDUSTRY YOU PICK There is an enormous gap between the highest and lowest graduate starting salaries, according to new research seen by Graduate Fog. While some lucky graduates walk straight into...
Government “got its maths wrong” on tuition fees, adviser admits

Government “got its maths wrong” on tuition fees, adviser admits

THOUSANDS OF GRADUATES STRUGGLE TO REPAY LOANS – SO POLITICIANS CONSIDER PUTTING FEES UP FURTHER (YES, REALLY) A key government adviser has admitted the government “got its maths wrong” when calculating the new maximum of £9,000 per year figure for...
Student fees system crumbles as graduates struggle to pay back loans

Student fees system crumbles as graduates struggle to pay back loans

NEW £9,000 FEES POLICY SET TO COST MORE THAN THE SYSTEM IT REPLACED How confident are you that you’ll be able to repay your entire student loan? The proportion of graduates struggling to pay back their student loans is now so high that experts predict the new...
Are you a graduate job snob?

Are you a graduate job snob?

BEING PICKY? OR JUST DESPERATELY TRYING TO MAKE YOUR DEGREE PAY OFF? A row has erupted over whether graduate ‘job snobs’ should take anything they can get or hold out for a position where their degree is appreciated, after a graduate told the Guardian that...
Oops! Nearly half of graduates wish they’d studied something else

Oops! Nearly half of graduates wish they’d studied something else

WOULD A DIFFERENT DEGREE HAVE BOOSTED YOUR PROSPECTS? A new survey by Totaljobs.com has found that more than four in ten graduates wish they’d studied a different subject at university. Almost half (44%) of those questioned said they wish they’d picked a...
Why your unpaid internship could be BAD for your career (yes, really)

Why your unpaid internship could be BAD for your career (yes, really)

UNPAID INTERNS NO MORE LIKELY TO GET PAID JOBS THAN THOSE WHO DON’T BOTHER OR CAN’T AFFORD IT If you’re going to do an internship, make sure that it’s paid. Graduates who do unpaid internships are no more likely to find a paid, permanent job...