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Top universities to secure a job upon graduation

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There’s one main reason students choose to go to university – to ultimately gain a well-paid job upon graduation. We’ve looked at all the university rankings for student employability and spoken to past graduates, so here’s a lay down of our top universities for getting a job.

 

University of Stirling

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Famous for its law school which is housed in the 18th century Airthrey Castle, 94% of its students gain work or pursue further education six months after graduation.

 

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University of York

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Part of the Russell Group of leading research universities, University of York has an impressive track record for graduate employment. 94% of its students gain work or pursue higher education upon course completion.

 

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University of Bristol

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The University of Bristol boasts 25 impressive academic schools and a graduate employment of 94.3%. It has also made it into the Times Higher Education University Ranking 2014, making it a popular choice of university amongst students.

 

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University of Cambridge

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Having made it into the top 10 best universities in the world, the University of Cambridge is a prestigious place to pursue your degree. Its top quality in research and dedicated lecturers have produced some of the world’s best leaders. 95% of Cambridge graduates snap up employment immediately after graduation.

 

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Newcastle University

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If you think that it’s only the Royals who benefit from studying at Princess Eugenie’s alma mater, then you’ve got it wrong. Apart from offering a wide range of courses taught by professionals in the industry, a whopping 95.4% of graduates move straight onto jobs after study.

 

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The University of Northampton

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The university specializes in vocational courses, preparing students for the working world. From its strong team of lecturers, career advisors and helpful guide in securing jobs, an impressive 95.6% of students gain jobs soon after graduating.

 

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Robert Gordon University

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Based in Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University records a huge 97.6% of graduates walking into jobs after leaving university. Alternatively, complete a distance learning programme with Robert Gordon University with an online degree in Malaysia or check out some of the local universities that offer twinning programmes.

 

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