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Brexit concerns influence graduate behaviour

Three quarters of graduates fear they will have fewer prospects post-Brexit, according to a survey.

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Graduate confidence has fallen in the year since the UK voted to leave the European Union, according to a survey of more than 20,000 final-year students. The research, by High Fliers, a recruitment firm. found that the number of people applying to work in investment banking, finance and accountancy has also fallen by nearly a fifth, which it also attributes to the Brexit vote. The Financial Times says that the survey underlines the deep divisions along generational and educational lines exposed by the EU referendum in the UK. Its columnist John Gapper blames Brexit, somewhat improbably, on the lack of politicians with a science background.

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