University of Hertfordshire graduates have recorded employment rates of 96.5% – the best employment rate of graduates in the east of England region and outscoring several Russell Group Universities, including both Oxford and Cambridge.

National Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey data released today shows 96.5% of University of Hertfordshire students are in work or further study six months after graduating; well above the national average for the UK (94.6%).  Conducted by the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), the data ranks the University of Hertfordshire 23rd out of 124 universities in the UK [1].

Five of the University’s Schools achieved employment rates of above 95% – Life and Medical Sciences, Humanities, Hertfordshire Business School, Education and the School of Health and Social Work which scored a remarkable 99.6%.