Unis with the highest graduate unemployment rates

The new figures are in - find out which university's graduates find it hardest to land a job...

Unis with the highest graduate unemployment rates

Here at studentbeans.com we try to ensure we're on the ball when it comes to things you - our lovely and loyal readers - care about.

So here, hot off the press, are the brand new graduate employment figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

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Last year's figures had the Uni of East London taking the dubious honour of top spot - luckily for them this year sees them drop to third, overtaken by London South Bank in first and the University of Bolton in second.

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Universities with the lowest graduate unemployment rates

| Rank | University | % in employment or studying 6 months after graduating | | :---: | --- | :---: | | 1 | London South Bank University | 78.1 | | 2 | The University of Bolton | 78.8 | | 3 | The University of East London | 79.4 | | 4 | University College Birmingham | 81.4 | | 5 | The University of Westminster | 81.4 | | 6 | Rose Bruford College | 81.8 | | 7 | Writtle College | 82.6 | | 8 | Middlesex University | 83.3 | | 9 | Teesside University | 83.3 | | 10 | Kingston University | 83.4 | | 11 | The University of Greenwich | 83.5 | | 12 | The University of Wolverhampton | 83.7 | | 13 | Staffordshire University | 83.8 | | 14 | The University of Sunderland | 84 | | 15 | Buckinghamshire New University | 84.2 | | 16 | University of the Arts, London | 84.4 | | 17 | Ravensbourne | 84.5 | | 18 | Newman University College | 85 | | 19 | Leeds College of Music | 85.3 | | 20 | Birmingham City University | 85.4 | | 21 | The University of Bradford | 85.5 | | 22 | The University of Salford | 85.7 | | 23 | University of Derby | 85.8 | | 24 | University of Hertfordshire | 86.6 | | 25 | The University of Central Lancashire | 86.9 | | 26 | University for the Creative Arts | 86.9 | | 27 | The University of Sussex | 87.2 | | 28 | Goldsmiths College | 87.5 | | 29 | University of Bedfordshire | 87.6 | | 30 | De Montfort University | 87.8 | | 31 | The University of Wales, Newport | 87.8 | | 32 | The University of the West of Scotland | 87.8 | | 33 | London Metropolitan University | 87.9 | | 34 | The University of Essex | 88.1 | | 35 | Southampton Solent University | 88.1 | | 36 | The School of Oriental and African Studies | 88.3 | | 37 | The University of Chichester | 88.5 | | 38 | University of the Highlands and Islands | 88.6 | | 39 | The University of Brighton | 88.7 | | 40 | University of Cumbria | 88.7 | | 41 | Roehampton University | 88.7 | | 42 | Royal Northern College of Music | 88.7 | | 43 | University of Ulster | 88.7 | | 44 | The City University | 88.8 | | 45 | The Manchester Metropolitan University | 89 | | 46 | Bangor University | 89 | | 47 | University Campus Suffolk | 89.2 | | 48 | University of Abertay Dundee | 89.2 | | 49 | Liverpool Hope University | 89.4 | | 50 | Aberystwyth University | 89.4 | | 51 | Glasgow School of Art | 89.4 | | 52 | Glyndŵr University | 89.5 | | 53 | The University of Northumbria at Newcastle | 89.6 | | 54 | The University of Warwick | 89.7 | | 55 | Anglia Ruskin University | 89.8 | | 56 | Brunel University | 89.8 | | 57 | The University of Winchester | 89.8 | | 58 | Leeds Metropolitan University | 89.9 | | 59 | St Mary's University College | 89.9 | | 60 | Sheffield Hallam University | 90 | | 61 | The University of Worcester | 90 | | 62 | University of Wales Trinity Saint David | 90.1 | | 63 | Liverpool John Moores University | 90.2 | | 64 | University College Plymouth St Mark and St John | 90.2 | | 65 | Bournemouth University | 90.3 | | 66 | The University of Portsmouth | 90.3 | | 67 | Queen Mary and Westfield College | 90.3 | | 68 | Cardiff Metropolitan University | 90.3 | | 69 | The University of Oxford | 90.4 | | 70 | The University of Southampton | 90.6 | | 71 | Norwich University College of the Arts | 90.7 | | 72 | The University of Leicester | 90.8 | | 73 | The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts | 90.8 | | 74 | Royal Holloway and Bedford New College | 90.8 | | 75 | Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh | 90.9 |

Information taken from HESA using their 20010/11 figures - the most recent data available at the time of publication.

Universities with the highest graduate employment rates


 

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