Top 5 UK Universities For Employability 2023


Going to university is a big investment. You want to be sure you’ll see a return. Read our guide to the universities with the best employability 2023.


How are employability rankings for universities measured?

We rank over 100 UK universities in a league table using publicly available data. To measure employability, we use the number of graduates who take a graduate job or go on to further study and divide it by the total number of graduates (whose future paths we know) and show that as a percentage. 


Universities with the best employability

Our UK league tables saw the following universities take the top five places for graduate prospects in 2023. 


  1. St George’s, University of London

Top of the table for graduate prospects, St George’s focuses on giving students tailored jobs advise and has the largest careers library in the UK. Its overall ranking in the league table was 55.


  1. Imperial College London

Second for graduate prospects and an impressive fifth overall in the UK University League Table, Imperial College has a rolling programme of employer events and free training to help you get on the career ladder. 


  1. London School of Economics and Political Science

Not only did this university come third for graduate prospects, it ranked third overall in the UK University League Table. Offering professional skills seminars and workshops, employer events and alumni support for up to two years after graduating. 


  1. University of Oxford

Oxford undergraduates will receive help from an excellent careers service which they can also access for life on graduating. The University of Oxford was ranked top UK university in our 2023 table. 


  1. University of Cambridge

Students can take advantage of one-to-one careers guidance, resources to develop interview and networking skills as well as postdoctoral support. The University of Cambridge’s ranked fifth for its graduate prospects and came second overall.


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  • God! I tried the Cambridge but couldn’t jump up the demanding criteria!

    Johnny -

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