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Glasgow recognised as top European destination for new graduates

EDM (Early Day Motion) 37: tabled on 16 October 2019

Tabled in the 2019-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes that Glasgow has been recognised as the top graduate destination in Europe by; notes that factors such as high levels of satisfaction with city’s sports and fitness facilities and cultural venues contributed to Glasgow’s high score; appreciates that 67 per cent of Glasgow’s graduates, amongst the highest in the UK, stay on to work in the city; recognises that Glasgow’s low unemployment and housing costs and average monthly wages equivalent to €1,950 make the city an attractive place to live; appreciates the contribution made to Glasgow by the University of Strathclyde, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian University, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow School of Art and the Open University; and hopes that many more new graduates will choose Glasgow in the years ahead.