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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 West – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Dyson 10
2 Biome Productions 5
2 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
2 Innovate Product Design 5
2 Superdry 5
2 University of Exeter 5
2 ZigZag Education 5
8 Arts University Bournemouth Fewer than 5
8 Arup Fewer than 5
8 Avon and Somerset Constabulary Fewer than 5
8 Barclays Fewer than 5
8 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Fewer than 5
8 Bryanston School Fewer than 5
8 Clarks Fewer than 5
8 Clifton College Fewer than 5
8 David Lloyd Fewer than 5
8 Dean Close School Fewer than 5
8 Debenhams Fewer than 5
8 Eldon Insurance Fewer than 5
8 Everyone Active Fewer than 5
8 Evolutions Fewer than 5
8 Future Plc Fewer than 5
8 Global Radio Fewer than 5
8 Harvey Nichols Fewer than 5
8 Immediate Media Fewer than 5
8 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
8 Millfield School Fewer than 5
8 Places for People Fewer than 5
8 Premier Sports Fewer than 5
8 Screwfix Fewer than 5
8 SLG Fewer than 5
8 Sponge Uk Fewer than 5
8 University of Plymouth Fewer than 5
8 Weston College Fewer than 5
8 Withheld 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.