Students of the University of Roehampton have the greatest chance in London to find a job soon after graduation or to continue their studies. This contributes to the emphasis that the University is doing for inclusion in the program of training courses, developing the skills necessary for employment, and assistance of the University in the organization of training of students.
Recent data provided by statistics Agency of higher education, show that 92.3% of graduates with a diploma of the first higher education within 6 months after graduation able to find a job or decided to continue studying. According to these indicators, Roehampton took 6-th place in the list of the most successful universities of London, ahead of LSE, Queen Mary University of London and Goldsmiths, University of London. The comparison was carried out among 21 major universities of the capital.
Julie Powel, the head of the team for employment and entrepreneurship, University of Roehampton, says: "We often hear from employers that the successful applicant for the position, in addition to many diploma, must be able to immediately join the work in the company. Therefore, an integral part of our curriculum is to provide students with the opportunity to undergo paid internships and prepare them for employment skills."
All academic programs of the University make a significant emphasis on developing pupils ' skills of career and include the possibility of internships. Recent examples are the partnerships established by the University with regional media publisher Newsquest, and the Wimbledon book festival. A number of students took internships in Debenhams and Sky Media.
Team Roehampton's employment and entrepreneurship is open year-round and helps students to Polish the CV, providing advice on the completion of the interviews and organizing the sponsorship of pupils from the already employed graduates.