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It's not all doom and gloom in 2012

Mike Barnard asks what joy the Olympics and the Queen's diamond jubilee will bring to students and graduates

A new year always means ambitious resolutions and the promise of fresh opportunities. So what joy will the much-hyped year in which the Olympic Games come to London and the Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee bring to students or graduate jobseekers? A host of new sporting venues have been built and there's an extra bank holiday in June, but you can look forward to more benefits than an additional four-day weekend and a summer of watching sport.

Much has been made of the

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