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University of Leeds ranked third in UK for student employability

27 November 2015 | Sarah Redhead

The University of Leeds has been ranked third in the UK for the employability of its graduates in the new QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2016.

In the new QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2016, Leeds was behind only Oxford and Cambridge in the UK, and also placed in the world’s top 20.

Among the highlights, Leeds was ranked in the top 30 in the world for the quality of its partnerships with employers.

Greg Miller, head of student placement at the University of Leeds, said: “We encourage students to prepare for their careers as soon as they arrive; that’s one of the reasons our graduates are highly sought after by employers.

“Our courses, combined with the wealth of experience available outside academic teaching, help them broaden their experience and develop the skills employers want – skills that will benefit their organisation.”

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