Depressing news from the BBC today shows that graduate unemployment is up 2% on last year with the worst news for Computer Science graduates — with unemployment rates at 17%.

While we’d hope that Computer Science students are going for Freelance or Contracting jobs the data shows a worrying trend in ex-students signing on and remaining unemployed for six months or more.

“The National Union of Students (NUS) said it was ‘a particularly tough time for graduates looking to get themselves on the career ladder’.”

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BBC News – ‘One in ten’ UK graduates unemployed