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    There has been a significant drop in final year uni students applying to jobs thought to be exposed to Brexit turmoil. This includes students from top unis now shunning sectors like finance and accountancy, with the number of graduates applying for investment banking jobs falling by nearly 16%.

    "A survey of 20,000 students finishing their undergraduate studies this summer found their outlook had turned gloomy for the first time since the global financial crisis. Nearly three out of four students said they expect a tougher job market in the aftermath of the EU referendum result.

    The survey also found that an increasing proportion of students continue into postgraduate study, confirming a trend in official data that has seen more recent graduates enrol in advanced degrees with the availability of postgraduate loans to pay for tuition fees."

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    What do you make of this? Are you thinking about doing a postgrad degree? Are you reconsidering your career path following Brexit.
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    (Original post by Danny Dorito)
    There has been a significant drop in final year uni students applying to jobs thought to be exposed to Brexit turmoil. This includes students from top unis now shunning sectors like finance and accountancy, with the number of graduates applying for investment banking jobs falling by nearly 16%.

    "A survey of 20,000 students finishing their undergraduate studies this summer found their outlook had turned gloomy for the first time since the global financial crisis. Nearly three out of four students said they expect a tougher job market in the aftermath of the EU referendum result.

    The survey also found that an increasing proportion of students continue into postgraduate study, confirming a trend in official data that has seen more recent graduates enrol in advanced degrees with the availability of postgraduate loans to pay for tuition fees."

    You can read more on the story here.

    What do you make of this? Are you thinking about doing a postgrad degree? Are you reconsidering your career path following Brexit.
    Yeah I want to do a master's degree next year, I've no idea how Brexit will affect the prices though...
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    (Original post by Danny Dorito)
    There has been a significant drop in final year uni students applying to jobs thought to be exposed to Brexit turmoil. This includes students from top unis now shunning sectors like finance and accountancy, with the number of graduates applying for investment banking jobs falling by nearly 16%.

    "A survey of 20,000 students finishing their undergraduate studies this summer found their outlook had turned gloomy for the first time since the global financial crisis. Nearly three out of four students said they expect a tougher job market in the aftermath of the EU referendum result.

    The survey also found that an increasing proportion of students continue into postgraduate study, confirming a trend in official data that has seen more recent graduates enrol in advanced degrees with the availability of postgraduate loans to pay for tuition fees."

    You can read more on the story here.

    What do you make of this? Are you thinking about doing a postgrad degree? Are you reconsidering your career path following Brexit.
    Unless the area they want to go into requires a masters, all that doing one will do is put graduates in exactly the same position just a year later.
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    If it was me and I wanted to do a Masters, I would be doing it in Europe while I could. There's plenty of courses delivered in English in Europe, and it might open up more opportunities than here is the UK. They can often be cheaper too.
 
 
 
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