22 Mar '11, 3am

Class of 2010: More jobs, better starting pay for grads via @cmswire

Class of 2010: More jobs, better starting pay for grads via @cmswire

Miss Ku Kairong, 25, from NTU's school of art, design and media, got a job as an art director with advertising agency TBWA before she graduated last May and will soon be joining another agency. -- ST PHOTO: RAJ NADARAJAN WITH the economic recovery, the Class of 2010 from the three local universities is reporting higher employment rates and better starting salaries compared to graduates from the year before. In particular, graduates from the Singapore Management University (SMU) last year had a record employment rate of 99.9 per cent and higher starting salaries across five of the university's degree programmes, surpassing the performance of graduates in 2009, when 96.8 per cent found employment. At the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), about 90 per cent found jobs within six months. These were among the findings of the G...

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