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  1. Careers Fair Top Tips for Students

    Careers Fair Top Tips for Students

    23 May 2017

    Our top tips for students to make sure you make the most out attending University Career Fairs.

  2. New Regional Talent Campaign Brings Businesses Together

    New Regional Talent Campaign Brings Businesses Together

    27 April 2017

    Yesterday, over 30 businesses and education providers came together at Plymouth Science Park to discuss challenges around attracting and retaining talent here in the South West as part of the joint Devon & Cornwall Business Council, Western Morning News and Gradsouthwest ‘Creating Your Future – South West’ campaign.

  3. Invitation: Stakeholder Workshop for #TalentSW campaign – 26 April, from 10am-1pm, Plymouth Science Park

    11 April 2017

    Invitation: Stakeholder Workshop for #TalentSW campaign – 26 April, from 10am-1pm, Plymouth Science Park

  4. Finding the right skills for the job is no easy task in the South West.

    30 March 2017

    In 2016, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills found that there were over 70,000 job openings in the South West region and around 17,000 of them difficult to fill because of a lack of skilled recruits.

  5. Recruit, train and retain high-calibre IT talent in partnership with the University of Exeter and Gradsouthwest

    15 March 2017

    It is widely acknowledged that businesses in the South West struggle when it comes to attracting and retaining young people to fill IT, digital and tech-heavy roles. From web development and app support to data analysis and cyber security, this skills gap is a barrier to productivity and growth, as graduates are pulled out of the region towards London and other major centres.

  6. Grow your own graduate!

    09 February 2017

    Gradsouthwest is pleased to announce the launch of a new service for businesses to advertise their higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies in South West England. Higher and degree apprenticeships help employers tailor graduate-potential candidates to their business needs through on-the-job and academic training. They also give people opportunities to study for a degree while they work.

  7. Graduate Recruitment Partnership Reaches for the Skies!

    16 January 2017

    Gradsouthwest, the south west graduate jobs board, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) – bringing great graduate jobs in aerospace, defence and advanced engineering industries to graduates wanting to work in south west England.

  8. Is Postgraduate Study for you?

    15 November 2016

    November is traditionally Postgraduate Open Day season where many University’s open their doors to prospective students looking to continue their studies at postgraduate level.

  9. It’s Over! What you can learn from Candice and the Great British Bake Off…

    26 October 2016

    Can Candice bake like Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood? Does she get it right every time? Does she stop being ambitious (remember that peacock)? Does she give up when it all goes wrong?

  10. Gradsouthwest makes National Online Recruitment Awards Finals

    21 October 2016

    We are extremely proud to have been named as Finalists for the 16th annual Broadbean National Online Recruitment Awards.

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