Report: Here be Dragons: Enterprising Graduates in the Humanities

Employability & Enterprise

Overview

This report is based upon interviews with graduates from a range of humanities subjects who are currently running their own businesses. It explores how these individuals believe that their university education (or failed to help) them in starting and runnng their business. The report is not a guide to teaching business skills to humanities students, but demonstrates to lecturers, careers advisers and others that humanities students acquire a huge range of skills and attributes which will equip them to run successful businesses when they graduate. It is also of interest to students themselves as they consider their options after university

Authors: Karina Croucher, John Canning and Jane Gawthrope.
Published: October 2007
ISBN: 978-1-905788-43-9

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