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Civil Service Fast Stream Logo The Careers and Employability Service are holding an interactive session, which provides an insight into the Civil Service Fast Stream assessment centre on Wednesday 22nd February from 4-5pm in KLT6.

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sashana whyteEconomics PhD student, Sashana Whyte, has been selected to join the Young Professionals Program of the World Bank from September this year.

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keynes collegeThe Kent School of Economics Spring term newsletter is now available on our website. We produce a newsletter at the end of the Autumn and Spring terms to highlight some of the events and research that have taken place in the School.

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Students GraduatingEconomics at Kent has again been recognised for its excellent employability record in two national university league tables. We are ranked 2nd for graduate prospects in The Guardian University Guide 2017 and 5th for graduate prospects in the Complete University Guide 2017. According to the ‘Destinations of 2014/15 First Degree Leavers from HE’ statistics (published in 2016), 92% of Kent Economics students found graduate-level employment or went on to further study within six months of graduation.

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Professor Jagjit ChadhaThe School would like to congratulate Jagjit Chadha on his appointment as the Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), with effect from May this year.

Jagjit Chadha is currently a Professor in the School of Economics and Mercers' School Memorial Professor of Commerce at Gresham College. He has held previous academic posts at the Universities of Cambridge, Southampton and St Andrews and has also worked as an economist at the Bank of England and BNP Paribas.  Throughout his career he has been a commentator and researcher on a wide range of macro-economic policy issues.

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