Students of Aston University is again among the most employed graduates in the UK. More than 80 percent of University graduates in 2009 found a job. This is significantly above the national rates, amounting to an average of less than 65%. 60% of the students of Aston University are trained in academic programs that combine course theory with practice in the workplace, the so-called sandwich courses. This is the highest figure among British universities. In addition Aston University only 4 countries have a 50% enrolment of students practice-oriented training. This is the University of Bath, University of Surrey, University of Ulster and Bournemouth University.