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  • Recent Graduates of Universities in Wales are Now Working in 58 Countries

    Recent Graduates of Universities in Wales are Now Working in 58 Countries

    Friday, January 10, 2020

    HESA has released data which shows that 320 of the 14,725 2015/16 graduates from universities and other higher education providers in Wales are working in 58 of the world’s 195 countries.

  • Occupational shortages in Wales

    Occupational shortages in Wales

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    An insight into occupational shortages in the UK labour market has been published by Prospects - with a breakdown provided across Wales.

  • Linking Wales and south West England

    Linking Wales and south West England

    Monday, December 9, 2019

    How has the removal of tolls in the bridge between Bristol and Wales impacted on journeys between the two areas?

  • Spotlight on mid Wales

    Spotlight on mid Wales

    Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Mid Wales is a largely rural area that incorporates the counties of Powys and Ceredigion. Keys towns include Aberystwyth, Welshpool, Newtown and Brecon.

  • Regional skills partnerships in Wales report

    Regional skills partnerships in Wales report

    Monday, November 11, 2019

    Last month the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee at the National Assembly for Wales published their report on regional skills partnerships in Wales. The report makes a number of recommendations including on the need to stimulate higher level skills demand in Wales. Helping ensure the correct utilisation of new graduates in Wales forms part of the rationale for We make graduate jobs in the country more visible for students and graduates to find suitable graduate level work on completing their studies.

  • Western Gateway

    Saturday, November 2, 2019

    GradWales & Gradsouthwest are pleased to see the newly-launched cross-border economic partnership the Western Gateway. The cross-border Western Gateway will form 'new Powerhouse' in UK's economy.

  • What do graduates do?

    What do graduates do?

    Thursday, October 31, 2019

    Prospects published their What do graduates do? REGIONAL EDITION 2019/20 earlier this month, so we thought we'd summarise the findings for Wales for you.

  • Occumi Partnership launches

    Occumi Partnership launches

    Thursday, October 24, 2019

    Students and graduates who are signed up to Gradsouthwest or GradWales can now use Occumi to identify and understand their transferable skills.
    To get a login for Occumi - register with Gradsouthwest or GradWales and details are on your 'My Account' homepage.

  • Spotlight on north Wales

    Spotlight on north Wales

    Sunday, September 1, 2019

    North Wales takes in the Snowdonia National Park, as well as the local authorities of Gwynedd, Anglesey, Wrexham, Flintshire, Conwy and Denbighshire. The mountains of Snowdonia attracts many visitors, while the coastal towns of Llandudno, Conwy, Bangor, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl and Prestatyn are also popular.

  • Spotlight on south west Wales

    Spotlight on south west Wales

    Monday, July 1, 2019

    South west Wales stretches from Neath Port Talbot to Pembrokeshire. Key locations include Swansea, the Gower, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. The area includes some of Wales' finest scenery and beaches.