The UK is one of the most famous study destinations in the world today. There are more than 395 universities in the UK where approximately 2,70,000 new international students enroll themselves each year, and most of the students dream of getting a job placement through their university too. Therefore, for them, it is crucial to choose the right university that can help them launch their careers. Here is the list of the top UK universities that provide the highest job placements. The list is based on a factor that is a determinant in the QS employability ratings for the top universities.
The University of Glasgow, founded in 1451, is one of the oldest universities in the UK. With 2,19,000 alumni and approximately 29,000 postgraduate and undergraduate students, it is a diverse community of students that come from more than 140 countries. Its graduate-employment rate is 80.1%.
The University of Aberdeen is also one of the oldest universities in the UK which has produced five Nobel Laureates to the world. It has Europe’s one of the largest campuses where more than 14,500 students pursue its excellent study programs. The university consistently ranks high in the most of top university ranking tables with 81.4% placement rate.
Northumbria University is located in Newcastle which has been voted the best student city six times since 2009. It is also one of the largest universities in the UK with 30,000 students which includes international students from 131 nations. The university has also made its name in graduate start-ups and now is number one in the UK. It sits in 8th place with 81.7% graduate-employment rate.
The University of Liverpool is associated with nine Nobel Laureates and offers excellent study and research programs. It has an active student community with more than 22,000 on-campus students which include about 7,700 International students. The university aims at making students highly employable, and Its current graduate-employment rate is 83.7%.
Ranked among the universities for Research excellence, Cardiff University offers a wide range of bachelors and masters and research programs to its 31,935 students that include 7,975 international students. Its graduate-employment rate is 83.7%.
The University of Leads is renowned globally for its academic excellence and consistently rank high in the university ranking. Its staff have been awarded 25 National Teaching Fellowships which is more than any other university. The university has a community of more than 38,000 students that includes 9,000 international students. With 84% graduate-employment rate, it is also one of the most targeted universities by recruiters in the UK.
Located at the heart of London, King’s College provides world-class teaching and research to over 31,000 students that include 12,800+ postgraduates students. With research earnings and over £778 million in annual income, the university is in the top seven UK universities. Its graduate-employment rate is 86.4%.
The University of Huddersfield not only has won the first Global Teaching award but also rated “Gold” by the Teaching Excellence Framework panel. The university has invested over £156m into building and facilities and offers excellent study programs to nearly 20,000 students. Its graduate-employment rate is 93%.
Robert Gordon University is among the outstanding universities in the UK and has invested over £100 million on With a track record of excellent employment rate, which is currently 93.2%, the gold-rated Robert Gordon University offers 300+ range of subjects to students which include 16,000 students from 132 countries. HESA in July 2018, named it as the top university for graduate jobs in Scotland.
Located in Britain’s best city for quality of life, the Leeds Beckett University has topped in graduate employability ranking with 93.6%. The university has also been awarded silver for its excellent teaching by national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The university has about 28,000 students from all over the world and offers undergraduate, postgraduate, research and short courses.
There are many more world-class universities in the UK which have marked their names in the world and open up the gateways of success for you. As per the new policy, the UK is now offering two years of post-study work permit too. To study in the UK, please contact our study visa consolers who will guide you for the same. Please do not hesitate to ask any query, please reach our nearest branch or call us.