University of the West of England
"With more than 600 courses on offer, at undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short course level, we offer a broad range of subjects across the arts, creative industries, health, science, business, law, environment and technology disciplines. We are well known for the quality of our teaching, and for our student experience as a whole. We've built close links with leading employers such as CERN, Rolls Royce, the NHS, Aardman Animation and the BBC to help develop the right content for our courses and to give our students exposure to diverse professional opportunities. UWE has connections with over 1000 employers that enable their courses to be up-to-dated with industry and professional needs. UWE Bristol consistently outperforms the HE sector for % of graduates in professional/ managerial jobs after 6 months. This year it is 77.5% compared to 71%. Source: HESA Destinations of Leavers for Higher Education published 2016. 95.6% of UWE Bristol graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating. Figures extracted from the HESA Destinations of Leavers for Higher Education, published 2016. 99.1% of UWE Bristol graduates are in employment or further study 3.5 years after graduation, compared to the national average of 97%. Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Longitudinal Survey published 2015. More than 8,952 placements were undertaken in 2015/16. 6,332 organisations and employers have advertised one or more opportunities with UWE Bristol for placements, jobs and internships in the last year. 170 funded internships were undertaken by UWE Bristol students in 2015/16. Last year 127 graduates either started their own business or were self-employed within six months of graduating. UWE Bristol runs the largest graduate fair in the South West. 451 employers visited UWE Bristol to take part in recruitment events in 2015/16." - UWE website.