Non-grads are not second-class citizens


49% of top employers prefer graduate job applicants. On A’ Level results day, it’s about time we stopped telling non-grads that they’re only fit for second-class jobs.

I’m a passionate champion of apprenticeships. I’ve long believed that too many kids step onto the university conveyor belt because it’s the ‘thing you do’ because you don’t know what to do next; ending up, three years later, with significant debt and too often no closer to work.

In this edition of Expert Opinion, hear from Claire Paul, former Director of Leadership and Career Development with the BBC, in a deeply personal perspective. Read Claire’s Expert Opinion: Non-grads are not second-class citizens