Northern Ireland graduates facing job crisis

UK“Students graduating from Northern Ireland’s universities this summer face very stiff competition for jobs and a starting salary of just £13,000, according to a new report. As graduation ceremonies resumed today at Queen’s University and the University of Ulster, the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) today warned that an average of 48 graduates will be chasing every job and that vacancies have plummeted by 24.9% this year …” (more)

[Kathryn Torney, Belfast Telegraph, 6 July]

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