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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...

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.

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.

If you uni doesn't appear, that's good news - it means it must be one of the...

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.

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