Press Release

01 August 2013

Canterbury Christ Church University is the 10th best university in the country for graduates getting a job, according to The Telegraph.

Earlier this month, the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) figures were released, revealing that 94% of UK Christ Church graduates are in employment or further studies six months after graduating. This is 3% above the national average for all universities in the UK.

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic), Professor Susan Piotrowski, said: “This is an outstanding achievement especially in such a challenging economic climate. We are very proud of our students for their hard work and commitment to their courses throughout their time studying with us at Christ Church.

 “Their dedication to their new careers, along with the support and expertise of our staff, ensure that our graduates are very highly regarded by employers.”

To read The Telegraphs article click here.

Notes to Editor

  • The employment indicator is the percentage of UK domiciled, full-time, first degree graduates (that were successfully surveyed), who were found to be in employment and/or further study, approximately six months after programme completion.

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern university with a particular strength in higher education for the public services.

With nearly 20,000 students, across Kent and Medway, its courses span a wide range of academic and professional subject areas.

  • 94% of our recent UK undergraduates are in employment or further studies six months after completing their studies*.
  • Christ Church is the number one choice for local people looking to study at university in Kent (2011 UCAS).
  • We are the South East’s largest provider of courses for public service careers (outside of London).

*2011/12 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey

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