Graduate Employability

  • YERUN launches Guide of inspirational practices on enhancing Graduate Employability

    As a network of young, dynamic and research-driven universities, YERUN members share a strong commitment to strengthen the employability of their students and researchers who are the employees, knowledge workers, entrepreneurs and citizens of tomorrow. Graduate Employability touches upon the discussions on the future of skills, the future of work, challenges of digitalisation and the role of education and research in our societies. With that in mind, YERUN collected practices from our institutions implemented at various levels (Bachelor, Master, PhD or postdoc) that are having an impact in the career of our graduates with a view of sharing and starting a dialogue with other universities and stakeholders.

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    Published: March 16, 2020 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN Statement on Employability

    As a network of young, dynamic and research-driven universities, YERUN members share a strong commitment to strengthen the employability of their students and researchers who are the employees, knowledge workers, entrepreneurs and citizens of tomorrow. By equipping students with the necessary skills to succeed in their careers and to become the authors of their own story, employability supports the mission of YERUN members and speaks to the values of liberal learning, individual autonomy, personal growth and social responsibility.

    Read our statement here

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    Published: July 10, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN WG on Graduate Employability

    YERUN members want the network to promote graduate employability and business engagement, and be an advocate for universities delivering high-quality, high-value learning, within the wider setting of Europe’s cultural, social and economic needs. In order to achieve this, YERUN members work on:

    • Champion the value of research-led education.
    • Seek ways for our students to benefit from a broader and more diverse educational experience, improving levels of competencies and skills and enhanced employability prospects.
    • Encourage student enterprise programmes and internships and placements.
    • Advocate the value of business engagement.

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    Published: September 23, 2017 | By: YERUN Office
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