Why graduate studies?

 

Simply put, why not?

Graduate degrees open doors and are sought-after assets in the labour market. An increasing number of employers are hiring employees with master’s degrees for positions previously only requiring a bachelor degree. The Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) notes that graduate degrees are a valuable asset for a growing number of jobs.

Not surprisingly, Statistics Canada confirms the clearest benefit of a graduate education: higher employment rates are associated with higher levels of education. Master’s degree holders earn a larger premium over those with a bachelor’s degree. Labour market outcomes show that master and doctorate graduates are the most likely to obtain a job they had hoped for after graduation. Read more...

 

Ocean view

Whether it’s at his current home in Fortaleza City, Brazil or during his time as a graduate student at Memorial in St. John’s, NL, Dr. Manuel Furtado-Neto has always been close to the Atlantic Ocean. Read more...