UK Top 10 for graduate level employability (HESA 2016/17)
College of Engineering is delighted to announce the release of the new HESA 2016/17 graduates results.
Engineering is in the UK Top 10 for graduate level employability – three places up from the previous year and up 16 places from two years ago. And 97% of our graduates are in work or further study.
As a college, we pride ourselves on the excellent career prospects of our Engineering graduates and we know that this can only be achieved when staff and students share the same goal.
We are passionate about preparing our students for a future career and this is not only evident in the outstanding results we achieve year on year, but also in the supportive environment we promote, enabling our students to grow and meet their ambitions.
Our dedicated in-house Employability Team are continually striving to improve the employability of our students by cultivating strong industry links and relationships with graduate employers, facilitating opportunities to gain invaluable work experience, and ensuring that students are provided with the best level of support from day one of their degree to enter the world of work.
Our support includes:
- Annual Careers Fair
- Graduate Employer Presentations
- CV Guidance
- Mock Interviews & Assessment Centre Sessions
- Site Visits
- Year in Industry Lectures
- Summer Placement Support
- Industrial Mentoring
- Alumni Networking Sessions
We are extremely proud of the success of our bright students and committed staff, taking the college from strength to strength over recent years.
"Our vision for employability is to equip our engineering graduates with the ability to address engineering challenges of the future, leading to fulfilling and distinguished careers. Professional and capable, they will demonstrate the value of having a Swansea University Engineering degree as the backbone to a rewarding engineering career." - Dr Gavin Bunting, Director of Employability in the College of Engineering.