AGR in the News

17.10.16

Law firms hire from the most limited university pool, AGR research finds

Law firms recruit graduates from, typically, only 19 different universities compared to accountancy and other professional services firms which recruit from around 50 universities, according to a recent survey. The Association of Graduate R...

14.10.16

Has the graduate milkround gone sour?

Today’s big employers are looking further than a handful of university campuses. The rise of apprenticeships is best seen as part of a wider change occurring in graduate recruitment. As well as hiring more school-leavers, more and mor...

07.10.16

Five tips to make the most of your internship, according to Stephen Isherwood

Internships offer an attractive route into some of the UK’s top jobs; if there’s one thing you should do to make yourself more attractive to prospective employers, it’s gain experience of work. The Association of Graduate...

30.09.16

AGR annual survey highlights increased value of internships

Internships offer an attractive route into some of the UK’s top jobs with almost three-quarters of graduate employers hiring interns this year, according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). The AGR’s annual survey h...

13.09.16

Number of apprenticeships increase as graduate opportunities fall

The number of graduate positions available in the UK has dropped for the first time in four years following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. This comes at a time when a record number of students were accepted into university in 2016...