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About us

Our mission is to deliver the definitive recruitment service to graduates and employers in the East of England, in turn contributing to the success of the region.

GradsEast is the only graduate recruitment service dedicated to the East of England. Working in partnership with the region's University Careers Services, we offer a range of recruitment related services to provide all the information and support that graduates and employers need to find each other.

Our service

We offer a range of online services, from basic adverts to tailor made recruitment packages and vacancy management.  We are not an agency. All our packages have a clearly priced and a one off fee, we don't charge candidate placement fees. In fact, you'll find our prices are really competitive meaning you could not only find the best candidates through us but at the best price too.

We operate as a social enterprise. Any profits we make will be reinvested into careers provision at Higher Education. We also invest our staff's time in delivery of skills and employability workshops and projects to help more graduates leave University work ready.

Our history

GradsEast was originally established by the regions University Careers Services and funded by the East of England's top Universities and EEDA.

Formerly a free service for local employers, in August 2009 graduate recruitment, training and employability experts Gradcore where appointed to relaunch the service as a social enterprise.

In October 2009 GradsEast relaunched with a brand new website under a charging model offering a competitive graduate recruitment service to employers in and around the East of England.

Our people

We pride ourselves on offering excellent customer service and going above and beyond for our users. You'll find a friendly member of our team on the other end of the phone happy to help answer any questions you may have or talk you through our online services.

We believe that graduates bring the skills and knowledge that businesses need to succeed, that's why every member of the GradsEast team is a University graduate.

Our team is made up of recruitment experts and support staff who are all passionate about helping graduates into work and helping employers find the best talent for their businesses.


GradsEast is a trading name of Gradcore Limited registered in England and Wales number 8630222. Registered office: 4 Hounsfield Road, Sheffield, S3 7RF. VAT GB Pending

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