Gradsouthwest Recruiter Update April 2019

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2019 by Gradsouthwest TeamNo comments

In this April 2019 issue:

~ Launch of ~ Job Advert Top Tips ~ Spring Careers Fairs ~ CV Downloads ~OfS bid outcome ~Training, Funding Opportunities & Events ~Graduate Earnings update from Department of Education ~

We are pleased to announce we are launching

We are launching GradWales as a direct response to demand from both the students and employers we had been speaking to at careers fairs at the Universities of Cardiff, Cardiff Met and South Wales over the past couple of years.

If you have job roles in Wales then do get in touch with Nick on or 029 2000 2301.

The new service will go live on the 1st May 2019.

Top Tips for making your job advert more effective

Top Tips for making your job advert more effective

From job titles to benefits and location advice our Top Tips for making your job advert more effective are designed to help you recruit.


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Spring Careers Fairs

We spoke to hundred's of students at the Plymouth, Bournemouth and Bristol University Spring Careers Fairs this last month.

To those of you we also saw at the events, we hope you had a good time and successfully recruited. We do pop around to say hello to our recruiters - and we send interested students your way when we speak to them too.

If you didn't find everyone you need, Post A Job with us.

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CV Downloads

Did you know you can download CVs from Gradsouthwest?

Simply login to your recruiter account and select 'Candidate Search' in your user account.

  • Access a pool of talented graduate candidates
  • Create candidate shortlists
  • Alert the strongest candidates to your vacancy and invite them to apply
  • Showcase your brand with a Free Company Profile in our Recruiter Directory

Never used a job board before? Don't worry contact us and we can help you get the best results from Gradsouthwest. We can set you up to post a job or to download CVs.

Don't miss out on the freshest talent looking for their next opportunity in your industry!

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OfS bid update

Sadly we failed in our bid with University partners to secure OfS funding for internships for local SMEs.

We will continue to look for opportunities to help employers retain and attract graduates to the south west.

If you spot an opportunity do flag it to us.

Training, Funding Opportunities and Events


UWE Bristol Undergraduate Internship

The scheme provides funding and support to employers who wish to recruit a student for a ten-week summer project. It is a cost-effective and low-risk opportunity offering recruiters £1,500 funding.



Venturefest South West

17th June 2019, Sandy Park, Exeter

This one-day flagship event will see the South West’s tech industries come together to network, hear insights and predictions from industry leaders, discover cutting-edge technology, meet entrepreneurs, investors and academics and make valuable business connections.


Graduate Earnings update from Department of Education

Department for Education stats show that median earnings in 2016/17 for graduates one and three years after completing a degree have increased from the previous year to £19,900 one year after graduating, and £23,300 three years after graduating. These earnings at one and three years also increased after being adjusted for inflation.


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