Charity warns of need to “promote employability in higher education”

Universities should offer courses in communication, problem solving, presentation skills and customer relations to get students ready for full-time employment, claims a study by charity Edge.

Edge warns of a systematic failure to “promote employability across higher education”, meaning a “notable majority” of graduates were unable to function in the workplace. Universities were also advised to set up more work experience placements and internships for undergraduates, particularly those on social sciences and humanities degrees.

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