It’s the big moment where we announce the Grad Diary Numeracy Test University League Table final standings for the 2013/2014 academic year. It has been a huge year with thousands upon thousands of tests being taken by students up and down the country. Read Article >
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Stock Market Summary – 1st September 2014
A new term is almost upon us and that also means a return for our Stock Market Summary. Giving you a comprehensive round up of all the major market news from around the world, without having to trawl through the web trying to find what may affect the financial markets. It includes news about the world markets as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Should my CV be one page or two pages?
The next question we answer in our series of articles designed to help you create the perfect CV. This is probably the most common questions asked and once again we have the insights from the three experts from Birmingham, Warwick and York to help give you their opinion on whether a CV should be one page or two.
Companies that accept 2.2 applications, there are more than you may think
Graduates who receive a 2.2 might jump to the conclusion that their degree was a waste of time beacause all employers are looking for a 2.1 and without it there is no chance of getting a great graduate job. However we have found that this is not the case, there are a number of graduate employers that accept applications from those who may have only got a 2.2 in their degree.
What font style and size should I use on my CV?
This is the first part of a series of articles look at the most common questions students have regarding CV’s. We have spoken to students up and down the country to find out what they are unsure about when it comes to putting together a CV for their job applications. We have even spoken to three different university careers service’s about what their advice would be to see if there was any difference in opinion on various aspects of a CV. Read Article >
Legal News Round Up – August 2014
We understand that one of the key attributes required for any students wanting to get a Training Contract is Commercial Awareness. Here we have a round up of the key legal news from the last month and the reasons why these cases are significant. This is the easiest way to see what sort of things you should be looking at in order to prepare yourself for those law interviews. See what application deadlines and content to help you in your search for a Vacation Scheme or Training Contract in our Law Hub.
This article has been written by Milly Bygrave, a Business Graduate & Law student.
How a graduate internship at Deutsche Bank could be the perfect job opportunity
At Grad Diary we always look for innovative opportunities for students and graduates. We have found a programme offered by Deutsche Bank in their Birmingham office which is a fantastic opportunity for graduates. Their Train to Hire scheme is a graduate internship open to those who have graduated in the last two years from any degree discipline. We spoke to Sean Sales, graduate recruiter at Deutsche Bank Birmingham, to tell us about the programme and the opportunities it can provide to those graduates looking for an opportunity within the banking industry.
What you can do this summer to help land a graduate job
So… you have just come to the end of your university year and you have an extremely long summer holiday to enjoy.
It is this time of the year you can sleep in without missing lectures, forget about coursework deadlines and exams and enjoy the freedom of being a student from now until September when it all starts again!
However, why not use some of this summer to do a few things that can get you ahead of the competition and give yourself the best chance of landing the perfect graduate job.
Numeracy Test University League Table – May 2014
It’s time for the Grad Diary Numeracy Test University League Table as of May 2014. Once again it’s been a huge month, with lots of new universities getting involved and lots of effort from you guys going towards improving your universities rankings!
How Does Your University Degree Subject Rank For Numeracy Tests?
For the first time, we have ranked numeracy test scores based on what degree subjects students study at university! Every month we look at which universities are best at Numeracy Tests, but students have been itching to know which subject areas lead the way. Many students will assume that Maths students would be the best by far, if you go by that assumption then you will be surprised by our results.
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