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 - Summer 2016

In this edition we address the most contested themes in this spring's HE, skills and careers agendas:

  • Graduate Careers in the post-Brexit world: a powerful polemic by the marvellous Tristram Hooley, Professor of Career Education at the University of Derby
  • Sector Opinion: Enjoy our regular column with Brian Hipkin, student experience expert and author
  • An insider's guide to the HE white paper:with Tony Bruce, ex director of UUK and long time HE policy expert
  • Brexit and afterwards: a prognosticating look into the future of HE with Chris Waterman, House of Lords researcher, well seasoned education expert and author
  • Tertiaryeducation, social mobility and the UK labour market:Nick Davy, HE Policy Manager at Association of Colleges (AoC) returns to GMT with a fierce call for change!
  • Degree Apprenticeships: A lucid insight into young people's future with Mark Dawe, Chief Executive for the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
  • Management Apprenticeships: Petra Wilton, Director of Strategy and Affairs at the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) explains why they are a student's and employer's choice
  • Introducing HEDD, the UK's official degree fraud service: By Keiron Tobin, Degree Fraud Officer at Prospects

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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"


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