Employers value our graduates for their intellectual ability and highly developed transferable skills.
Employers want more than a degree holder: they want graduates who have developed a range of skills and qualities appropriate for the working world.
We help students to develop a broad range of skills, grow in confidence and learn more about themselves.
As a result, key international employers rate Edinburgh as one of the world’s best universities for producing quality graduates.
In fact, we are ranked 15th in the world for for the employability of our alumni*.
This endorsement is confirmed by our excellent track record in helping students to find employment once they have completed their studies.
The latest statistics show that 94.5 per cent of our students were either in employment or postgraduate study six months after graduating.
Edinburgh is one of the top campuses that we target for recruitment. If you are looking for a university that will give you the skills and experiences to have a successful career, then Edinburgh is a good place to start.
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Our award-winning Careers Service can help with your career choices and offer practical advice about how to secure a prime employment opportunity.
Based in purpose-built premises within the University’s Main Library, the service can offer you:
The Careers Service is awesome. The careers advisers are so experienced that they provide valuable guidance and detailed advice on every aspect of the job application process, from application forms, covering letters to mock interviews and assessment centres. They also try to expand the number and improve the quality of part-time jobs available.
MA (Hons) Economics & Accounting
* QS World University Rankings 2011/12
This article was published on Jul 25, 2012