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University of Cumbria among the best for graduate prospects

Published on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Categorised under: Learn , Education, Stay, University of Cumbria

A recent report shows the University of Cumbria has increased its graduate prospects by almost 4 per cent to 96.9 per cent.

‘Destination of Leavers in Higher Education 2014/15’, published by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, shows that 96.9 per cent of the university’s graduates are now in full-time employment or further study within six months of receiving their degree, up from 93.4 per cent in 2013/14.

Professor Peter Strike, Vice Chancellor of the University of Cumbria, said: “This year, over 3,000 University of Cumbria students will achieve their awards, delivering additional skilled professionals into the workplace or on to higher degrees.

“Many choose to remain in Cumbria, contributing to the economic success and regeneration of our communities.

“With lecturers who are practitioners as well as academics, students enjoy contact with people who put their learning into context, with first-class work experience and placements.”

The University of Cumbria – a partner of Choose Cumbria – develops its academic provision in partnership with industry, ensuring the courses being studied meet the skills requirements of businesses in the region.

Click here to find out more about the university’s STEM projects in Cumbria.

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