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Honorary doctorates for motor industry supremos

Two of the UK’s top motor industry names are being awarded honorary doctorates during Wednesday’s graduation ceremony at Coventry University. Ian Callum, director of design for Jaguar and a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI), will collect an honorary doctorate of arts (Hon DArts) this morning in recognition of his significant achievements as a leader of…

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Going solo: student freelancing & self-employment

A recent survey of 1,002 graduates by PolicyBee suggests students feel they do not receive enough information about freelancing and starting their own business from their university. The results, illustrated in the handy infographic (click here for enlarged version), suggests that while 80%* of graduates said they have considered becoming self-employed, only 12% felt they were given enough information by to consider it…