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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.

South East – Education – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 University of Oxford 15
2 University of Surrey 5
3 Oxford Brookes University Fewer than 5
3 University of Greenwich Fewer than 5
3 University of Kent Fewer than 5
3 University of Portsmouth Fewer than 5
3 University of Reading Fewer than 5
3 University of Southampton Fewer than 5
3 University of Winchester 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.