‘Credit crunch’ aid for graduates

“Graduates from a leading UK university are being offered £2,000 to stay on and do research rather than try to find their first job during the recession. Durham University said its 102 taught Masters scholarships would ‘give students a real chance to upskill’. A recent survey suggested graduate recruiters were cutting targets, with a reduction of 47% in investment banking. It is likely to mean more intense competition among graduates this year for fewer available jobs. More students could be applying for post-graduate courses as a result …” (more)

[BBC News, 9 February]

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