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of graduates from institutions (alumni) can be helpful in
identifying the aspects of the the university experience that
have contributed to employability.
Surveys often address those areas of generic skill development
that have been helpful or relevant in obtaining and progressing
in paid employment. However, it is possible for the survey
to go beyond this instrumental approach to explore employability
in the broader sense of the development of life-long learning
should be noted that graduates in a work setting often identify
areas other than specific job-related skills as important.
For example, media studies students have noted the importance
of theory in helping them develop their careers, whereas current
media students often think that theory is not important in
getting a job.
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