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Published: 07 July 2014

Graduate employability rate climbs to 97 per cent

Success for schools in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law reflect that of the University as a whole.

New figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) reveal that 97 per cent of Surrey’s 2013 graduates were in work (or further education) six months after they graduated - up 4.2 per cent from the previous year.

This ranks the University of Surrey in first place for graduate employability when compared with chartered universities in England.

Schools within the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law enjoyed similarly successful results, demonstrating their focus on graduate employability and the success of Professional Training placements.

Surrey Business School

97.8 per cent of graduates from Surrey Business School were in work or further education six months after they graduated. This result continues a run of good news for Business and Management programmes at Surrey, following their recent top-20 ranking in both the Complete University Guide and the Guardian University Guide.

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School of Economics

With 95.8 per cent of graduates from the School in work or further education six months after they graduated, Economics at Surrey continues to perform strongly. High employability rates are one of the factors that have led to the School being ranked in the top 10 nationally by both the Guardian University Guide and the Good University Guide.

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School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

93.8 per cent of graduates from the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management were in work or further education six months after they graduated. This confirms the School’s reputation – Hospitality and Tourism at Surrey is ranked number one in the UK by the Good University Guide – and the outstanding Professional Training placements offered within the School.

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School of Law

95.2 per cent of graduates from the School of Law were in work or further education six months after they graduated. With the School’s rise in the Good University Guide rankings, as well as its place in the top 20 nationally in the Guardian University Guide, there has never been a better time to study Law at Surrey.

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