four out of five former University of Ulster students are finding a
graduate job six months after leaving, new research suggests.
The institution's department of accounting found that 77 per cent
of its alumni have already found work and it is looking at its
links with local graduate employers to provide reasons for the
Professor Marie McHugh, dean of the Ulster Business School, praised
the partnerships it has set up with membership bodies like the
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered
Institute of Management Accountants.
He said: "Their support for and accreditation of our programmes
provides our graduates with a very solid foundation and
qualifications which leave them well prepared for the world of
While some firms are closing their doors to graduates as the
recession goes on, accounting firm KPMG recently took on eight
graduate job hunters at its Jersey offices, IFCFeed.com
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