Cardiff Met University ranks 16th in the UK for graduate employability

This puts it second in Wales after Cardiff Uni

Cardiff Metropolitan University has been ranked 16th in the UK for graduate employability, according to StudentCrowd.

StudentCrowd created a list of the top 20 universities for graduate employability in the UK and both Cardiff Met and Cardiff Uni made it onto the list and 16th and seventh respectively. They were the only two Welsh unis to make it onto the list.  

At the beginning of 2022, Cardiff Met was rated the top university in Wales for graduate employability with 95.6 per cent of its graduates in work or further study 15 months after leaving the university. This is an increase of 2.3 per cent from last year.

StudentCrowd describes Cardiff Met as: “With fantastic links to well-regarded companies and a dedicated careers service, Cardiff Metropolitan University has managed to attain an almost 95 per cent employment or further education status for its graduates. High praise is attributed by students to the careers network, which is staffed by people who want to see students succeed and released into spaces where they fulfil their potential.”

President and Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff Met, Professor Cara Aitchison said: “Cardiff Met is very much a career-focused university and offers a huge range of support from enrolment to graduation and beyond.

“Our students benefit from high quality courses with strong partnerships with both professions and industries and a first-rate careers service – all of which create the perfect mix for personal- and career-based development.

“I wish to acknowledge and congratulate the staff who have work tirelessly to create such a strong success story in this critical area.”

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