You could hardly blame young people for not having much of an interest in politics; aside from the usual stereotype of aging, upper middle class men discussing issues that don’t affect them, the recent scandals surrounding politicians doesn’t do much to portray politics as a subject that young people should be interested in.
In a site wide survey carried out March 2009 we asked 1144 students what the best and worst things about university open days were
Graduates are convinced that they will eventually work in their preferred career, and are prepared to take several steps to get there.
Read the agr report here.
” My first post on The Student Room (TSR) was a worried question in the Cambridge forum, giving my relatively unimpressive grades and asking whether or not I stood a chance of getting into Oxbridge. Nine months, hundreds of posts and one change of heart later, I received an offer from Oxford to read English.”
Tuesday 30 March 2010
Research from The Student Room reveals:
- Graduates are committed to ‘booster’ jobs to pave way to preferred career
- Graduates now expect multiple careers, changing both recruitment and retention thinking
- Undergraduates are deciding on career routes before university, meaning recruiters need to target candidates from an earlier age
- Young people’s own research and work experience is informing decisions more than recruitment ads, milkrounds or careers advisors, which recruiters need to embrace