Employers vote us the sixth best uni in the UK

And we’re 30th in the world

UCL have added yet another notch to its global reputation belt by reaching  the dizzy heights of 30th in the world for employability.

The Times Higher Education Global Employability University Rankings 2015 have ranked us sixth in the UK behind Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial, Edinburgh and Manchester.

Devised by a French human resources consulting agency called Emerging, and carried out by the German market research firm Trendence, the survey is a well-respected one which is used routinely by various parties to judge the quality of university standards in the public eye.


UCL solidified its well-known reputation as an internationally diverse university, but also a universally attractive one to prospective employers, being one of only 12 UK universities to make the top 150 list.

Unusually, your ketty mate at Manchester is a more preferable grad than UCL students in 24th, as well as our Scottish counterparts in Edinburgh snapping up 23rd.

A pretty hefty margin of 13 places marked the gap between UCL and the next UK university on the list, our rivals KCL, confirming further our prowess over The Strand’s Polytechnic.

English third-year student Lauren Bowes was sceptical of the results though.

She said: “Employability changes dramatically year to year.”

Economics second year Kai Hassan added: “I did a Goldman Sachs spring-week last year, and the majority of students on it were UCL or Oxbridge, I’m hardly surprised.”