25 Jul '11, 11am

Two-thirds of NTU fresh grads secure jobs before convocation

Two-thirds of NTU fresh grads secure jobs before convocation

SINGAPORE: A record 9,066 students are graduating from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) this year. And the cohort is riding on the waves of a tight job market, with two-thirds already securing employment. Brothers Harry and Henry Zhuang have just been conferred their Digital Animation degrees and will be working in the same company. "Actually we are quite surprised that the company is going to hire both of us. But he ensured that we are going to work on two different projects," said Henry, who graduated from NTU's School of Art, Design & Media. Harry said: "I think there are jobs available. It's whether you're willing to work or not." The brothers make up two-thirds of a cohort that have secured jobs before graduating. In a preliminary study conducted by the university, it was also found that the top five earners are drawing entry-level salaries of above $10,000....

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