Your £27,000 degree is just “icing on the cake” says Prince Andrew

Your £27,000 degree is just “icing on the cake” says Prince Andrew

GRADUATES ARE “EDUCATED BUT UNTRAINED” INSISTS ROYAL (WHO DIDN’T GO TO UNI) Prince Andrew has claimed graduates are unprepared for the world of work, and that young people should only regard their university degree as “icing on the cake”...
Traitor or victim? The graduate who says interns aren’t worth paying

Traitor or victim? The graduate who says interns aren’t worth paying

INEXPERIENCED WORKERS MUST “FACE THE CONSEQUENCES” OF TOO MUCH FUN AT UNI, SAYS YOUNG JOURNALIST A young journalist has sparked intense debate online after claiming many of her fellow graduates are not worth paying because they don’t have the skills...
Law internships are a “grim” trend, says top judge

Law internships are a “grim” trend, says top judge

NEED FOR UNPAID EXPERIENCE LOCKING POORER GRADUATES OUT OF THE PROFESSION Britain’s top female judge has warned that the growth of unpaid internships is a “grim” and “very gloomy” trend that is undermining efforts to improve diversity in...
Revealed! What employers REALLY think of your degree

Revealed! What employers REALLY think of your degree

WE DON’T CARE WHERE YOU STUDIED, CLAIM BOSSES Graduate employers have revealed crucial secrets about how they compare candidates’ degrees when assessing which applicants to invite for interview. The good news is that the university you studied at is less...
Born after 1980? Don’t expect to feel the benefits of the economic recovery

Born after 1980? Don’t expect to feel the benefits of the economic recovery

CRITICS HIGHLIGHT “HUGE INEQUALITIES” BETWEEN GENERATIONS’ FINANCES AS ECONOMY PICKS UP (APPARENTLY) Politicians are celebrating as new figures show that the UK economy is recovering – but critics insist that the country’s young people...
UK interns are an inspiration worldwide, says US expert

UK interns are an inspiration worldwide, says US expert

TOP AUTHOR PRAISES YOUR “GUTSINESS” AND ADMITS AMERICANS ARE TOO “SHY” TO NAME AND SHAME THE GUILTY A top author and expert on US internships has praised the “gutsiness” of UK interns and campaigners – in particular our...