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Careers and your future

As well as studying a subject you are passionate about, one of the main reasons for going to university is to get a great job after graduating. Here are just some of the reasons why we are the university of choice for many career-minded students:

89% of our graduates are in employment or further study 15 months after graduation 1

Top 15 in major UK league tables 2

Superb links with hundreds of international, national and regional employers

Opportunities to spend time in industry in the UK and abroad

Modules on employability are included in all our degree programmes

Advice and guidance to match your skills and interests to a career that will suit you

Dedicated hub to support activities which help you develop entrepreneurship skills

Comprehensive programme of events to prepare you to compete in the job market

1 based on full-time, first degree, UK domiciled graduates, HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018/19
2 Guardian University Guide 2022 and Complete University Guide 2022

Preparing you for an exciting career

Employers recruit graduates who can show evidence of team work, leadership or who have spent time travelling and experiencing new situations and cultures. Everything you do socially, academically and in the workplace can make you more employable. We will help you to identify and articulate these skills to prospective employers.