Published: 25 June 2020 at 10:47
HESA survey places ARU fifth in the country for employment and further study
Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has been named as one of the top 10 mainstream universities in the country for graduate employment.
The new Graduate Outcomes figures have been compiled by HESA, the Higher Education Statistics Agency*. Mainstream universities are Higher Education Institutions in England with a student population over 500, excluding specialist institutions such as music and drama schools.
Overall, ARU is ranked fifth in the country amongst mainstream universities for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment or further study 15 months after graduating.
The Graduate Outcomes survey shows that 92% of ARU’s UK undergraduates are either in employment or further study, with 86% in employment.
And ARU is ranked second amongst the country’s mainstream universities for the proportion of part-time UK undergraduate students in full-time employment 15 months after graduating. The survey shows that 97% of ARU’s part-time UK undergraduates are in employment or further study.
ARU has invested heavily in its employability strategy in recent years by ensuring that the courses offered closely match the needs of employers, as well as making sure students have the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in a competitive job market.
Professor Roderick Watkins, Vice Chancellor of ARU, said:
* Contains HESA Data: Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2020. The Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from its data.