A new research reveals student leavers with full-time first degrees are being paid less at a further education college in England than the counterpart universities. The get just £4,000 a year. Moreover, they are more likely to remain unemployed by 50 percent.
Based on survey that questioned students, the Higher Education Funding Council for England found 16 percent of the college students assumed to be unemployed even after six months after qualifying. Rate of unemployed among students of universities was 10 percent.
The report also says the average salary of college students was £15,000 upon graduation. The university leavers received annually £19,000.
It is also learned from the report that university students are more remunerated than college counterparts in seven subject areas out of nine.