Graduate Market Trends : The HECSU journal

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Graduate Market Trends (GMT) is HECSU's quarterly journal. It provides high quality information about contemporary debates in higher education, graduate employment and career learning.


Latest edition Winter 2014/15

This edition of GMT sheds light on the skills agenda, careers policy, university support for local economies, graduate mobility, international gender wage gaps and defining prestige in the UK HE sector.

  • GMT interviewed Steve Besley, Head of UK education policy at Pearson Education Ltd.
  • Dr Deirdre Hughes provides an overview of current careers policies across the UK and discusses the opportunities and challenges faced by those working in the careers profession.
  • Brhmie Balaram summarises the RSA's City Growth Commission report, assessing and making recommendations for further contribution of universities to local economies.
  • Charlie Ball uses graduate destinations data to map out the movement of UK graduates across the regions.
  • The gender wage gap is not just a phenomenon among graduates in the UK, Edwina Lindsay investigates the gap among graduates in Australia.
  • Exclusive to the digital version of GMT, Andrew McCulloch looks at the prestige of UK higher education institutions and looks at what part the money factor plays.

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Professor Kate Purcell, University of Warwick

"GMT provides a comprehensive record of research in the field and is the best indicator I know of the key issues in higher education and graduate employment"


Higher Education Researcher

"The single most useful source of information on the graduate labour market that I know of"


Higher Education Careers Professional

"One of the most digestable sources of graduate LMI and associated careers issues"


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