Conducted by the graduate recruitment website Totaljobs.com, the survey also shows that almost half of all graduates wished they had steered clear of academic courses, opting for ‘something more vocational’ instead.
The figures come despite a fall in total unemployment to 7.1 per cent, reported by the Office of National Statistics late last month.
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