Top Ten UK Universities for Graduate Prospects

Graduate Prospects* measures how employable students are on leaving university, based on the numbers in graduate-level jobs or further study six months later. Employability is a key focus for universities, with careers support and work experience to build key skills for employment. View the top ten through this slideshow, or click here for the full list.

*Data from DLHE 2016–17 survey.


10. Newcastle University

In 1967, the civil rights activist and spokesperson Dr Martin Luther King Jr visited Newcastle University and was awarded an honorary degree. To mark the 50 year anniversary of his visit a bronze statue of him was unveiled in 2017.

Newcastle has 95% of its students in a professional job or further training within six months of graduating, as showcased by the impressive score for Graduate Prospects. These graduates will join alumni such as Rowan Atkinson.