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Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

Education – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Premier Sports 10
2 Aberystwyth University 5
2 Challenger Sports 5
2 Fit For Sport 5
2 Loughborough University 5
2 Manchester Metropolitan University 5
2 Nottingham Trent University 5
2 Perform Group 5
2 Robert Gordon University 5
2 Staffordshire University 5
2 Teesside University 5
2 Ulster University 5
2 University of Bedfordshire 5
2 University of Exeter 5
2 University of Greenwich 5
2 University of Lincoln 5
2 University of Salford 5
2 University of Westminster 5
19 Abertay University Fewer than 5
19 Arts University Bournemouth Fewer than 5
19 British Council Fewer than 5
19 Bryanston School Fewer than 5
19 Cardiff Metropolitan University Fewer than 5
19 Clifton College Fewer than 5
19 Coventry University Fewer than 5
19 Dean Close School Fewer than 5
19 Edinburgh Napier University Fewer than 5
19 Holyport College Fewer than 5
19 Kingston University Fewer than 5
19 Leeds City College Fewer than 5
19 Leighton Park School Fewer than 5
19 Liverpool John Moores University Fewer than 5
19 London Metropolitan University Fewer than 5
19 Middlesex University Fewer than 5
19 Millfield School Fewer than 5
19 Newcastle University Fewer than 5
19 Northumbria University Fewer than 5
19 Open University Fewer than 5
19 Oxford Brookes University Fewer than 5
19 Palmer's College Fewer than 5
19 Sheffield Hallam University Fewer than 5
19 Southampton Solent University Fewer than 5
19 Super Stars Fewer than 5
19 University College Birmingham Fewer than 5
19 University of Brighton Fewer than 5
19 University of Central Lancashire Fewer than 5
19 University of Leeds Fewer than 5
19 University of Manchester Fewer than 5
19 University of Oxford Fewer than 5
19 University of Plymouth Fewer than 5
19 University of Portsmouth Fewer than 5
19 University of Reading Fewer than 5
19 University of Sheffield Fewer than 5
19 University of Southampton Fewer than 5
19 University of Sunderland Fewer than 5
19 University of Surrey Fewer than 5
19 University of the West of Scotland Fewer than 5
19 University of Worcester Fewer than 5
19 University of York Fewer than 5
19 Weston College Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.