Graduate job applications hit record levels

Students have made a record number of applications for graduate jobs this year, with almost 40% applying early to beat the rush, a new report suggests.

The number of graduate job applications reached an all-time high of 343,000 in 2010-11, up a third from the year before, the study of 17,851 students at 30 UK universities revealed.

An unprecedented 37% of finalists made job applications last September or October. In total, 59% of finalists scrambled for places by March 2011, the study by High Fliers Research found.

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Steve Young is the Managing Partner of Downtown Recruitment who are based in Thame, Oxfordshire. Downtown Recruitment provide a wide variety of temporary and permanent staff to the local area covering a wide range of disciplines across the commercial and industrial sectors. View Downtown Recruitment's main website
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