Looking to stand out from the crowd and secure that all-important graduate job in an increasingly competitive job market? Your degree from the University of Leeds and the wider experience you’ll gain while you’re studying here will help you to do just that.
Over 96% of our recent graduates have secured a professional or managerial role or are engaged in further study within six months of graduating (latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey). Recent graduates have secured positions at organisations including:
- Modelez International
- Premier Foods
- Arla Foods
- Heart Research UK
- Samworth Brothers
- The Serious Sweet Company
Our close working relationships with a large number of key companies means that throughout your degree you’ll be exposed to industry and prepared for a career in a professional environment. We also work closely with the Careers Service to offer additional seminars delivered by industry professionals from a range of sectors and organisations.
Additionally, you’ll have opportunities to:
- undertake an industrial placement year to experience what it’s like to work in industry
- study abroad to experience life in another culture
- develop entrepreneurial skills or start your own business with help from our Enterprise Centre and SPARK Business Start-up service
- join one of the 300 student-led clubs and societies, where you can develop valuable skills and broaden your life experience