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  • Are you searching for Data Science Unicorns?

    Are you searching for Data Science Unicorns?

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    They’re a rare beast, and finding them is tough. Growing your own is the most efficient way to nurture the curiosity that creates depth and breadth in your data science business strategy

  • KTP: The Best Graduate Scheme You’ve Never Heard Of?

    KTP: The Best Graduate Scheme You’ve Never Heard Of?

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    Higher Education is full of acronyms. WP* TEF* OFFA* APL* CIHE*. We could go on. It’s not always helpful, and may even mean you overlook opportunities because you haven’t a clue what they are.

  • Guest Blog: Key Considerations for Your Pension Plan When Changing Career Paths

    Guest Blog: Key Considerations for Your Pension Plan When Changing Career Paths

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    For many of us, having “a job for life” simply isn’t the case anymore.

  • Student? Graduate? Professional? Get involved in mentoring…

    Student? Graduate? Professional? Get involved in mentoring…

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    Whether you are a student, graduate or a professional we fully recommend you get involved in mentoring! This month Gradsouthwest joined the University of Exeter’s Career Mentor Scheme so we can help pass on our expertise to students.

  • Guest Blog: How to Get a Job in Investment Banking

    Guest Blog: How to Get a Job in Investment Banking

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    Investment banking is a lucrative job sector, although the streets around Canary Wharf or Wall Street are not paved with gold. Since the financial meltdown in 2009, when risky behaviour by the banking sector was largely blamed for the ensuing chaos, outrageous bonuses are mostly a thing of the past.

  • Graduate retention: meeting local skills needs

    Graduate retention: meeting local skills needs

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    Gradsouthwest are proud to have been named as a “Proven Success Case Study” within the report “Graduate retention: meeting local skills needs”, published by Universities UK yesterday.

  • Grads Love Bristol

    Grads Love Bristol

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Last night Gradsouthwest attended the University of Bristol's first Grads Love Bristol event aimed at supporting students who want to stay in the city after graduation.

  • Gradsouthwest pledges to #backthesouthwest

    Gradsouthwest pledges to #backthesouthwest

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    Gradsouthwest pledges to #backthesouthwest – the campaign set to ignite future growth and opportunities in the South West.

  • Graduate jobs near me

    Graduate jobs near me

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    It is clear from recent data that graduates really do want to stay local for their careers if they can.

  • Careers Fair Top Tips for Students: Planning your day and whilst you are there

    Careers Fair Top Tips for Students: Planning your day and whilst you are there

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    The round of autumn 2017 careers fairs for Gradsouthwest kick off next week at the University of Exeter and the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol.