BBC News: Graduates are earning less but more are in work

Maddalaine AnsellOur chief executive Maddalaine Ansell has been quoted in coverage by BBC News Online of the latest BIS Graduate Labour Market Statistics which were published yesterday (Tuesday 9 June).

Graduates in England have seen a fall in their median salary of more than £1,000 in the past five years, according to official statistics.

But more are in work than at any time since 2007, suggests Department for Business, Innovation and Skills data.

Maddalaine Ansell, chief executive of the University Alliance group of business-oriented universities, said the figures showed “degrees continue to be vital for supplying graduates to meet the hi-tech skills needs of the UK’s knowledge economy”.

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