Only half of graduates go on to work in the same field as their chosen degree. But that’s okay! Whether you come to the realisation at the end of your studies or after speaking to your lecturer, deciding to make a career change at the start of your working life does not have to result in elicit panic.
For many, the situation is a result of leaving uni unsure what do with their degree, feeling unequipped for professional life or just not wanting to pursue a career in the field they studied in. In fact a recent study suggests that this scenario applies to almost half of all UK graduates.