University of Kent
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    The career prospects for our graduates are excellent. The School is placed 5th for graduate prospects in both The Guardian University Guide 2016 and the Complete University Guide 2017.
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Employability Festival Brochure  

The University of Kent's Careers Fair will be taking place on Tuesday 3rd November from 12pm to 3pm in the Sports Centre. This will be a fantastic opportunity for students to meet over 130 employers who will be showcasing their opportunities. Employers include Deloitte, Grant Thornton, HMRC, Civil Service, Morgan Stanley and PwC.

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students graduating On Tuesday 27th October a number of our recent Economics graduates will return to the University to talk about their experiences of working in the Finance Sector.

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Keynes CollegeEconomics at Kent has been recognised for its excellent employability record in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. The School is ranked 7th for Graduate Prospects (based on 88% of full-time, first degree UK graduates taking up professional level employment or further study within 6 months of graduation*). Other results in this league table include 13th for Teaching Quality and 16th for Student Experience, placing us in the top quarter for each of these measures.

Grant ThorntonWe have an exciting opportunity available, Grant Thornton and the School of Economics have teamed up to create a mentoring scheme available to Economics students. There are five spaces available for first, second or third years. 

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Employability Points LogoKent Union LogoCES LogoThere will be a talk on Wednesday 30th September at 2pm in ELT2 about Employability Schemes available at the University of Kent. There will be speakers from Employability Points, Kent Union and the Careers and Employability Service. It will be a really useful and informative talk which is relevant to all students. Please do come along!