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3 Jun 2015

93% of our 2014 graduates in employment or further study

New figures from the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) data shows the School's 2014 undergraduate graduates are doing very well in securing employment or further study places post graduation. 

Annually the Higher Education Statistics Agency survey asks higher education leavers what they are doing 6 months after graduation.  This survey looks not only at jobs attained, but also the calibre of job role. Results also feature information on those who have gone on to further study. 

Latest figures - 

93% of our 2014 undergraduate students are in employment or further study*

100% of our 2014 Product Design & Technology graduates are employed in professional or managerial roles

96% of our 2014 Industrial Design & Technology graduates are in employment or further study*


Example job destinations from the last few years - 

Industrial Design & Technology 

  • Proctor and Gamble, Industrial Design Manager
  • Alliance Boots, Customer Insight Manager
  • Johnson and Johnson, Acuvue Account Manager
  • Dyson, Design Engineer
  • Worcester Bosch, Production Engineer
  • Hornby Hobbies, Industrial CAD Designer
  • The Mind Gym, Graphic Designer
  • Unilever, Industrial Designer
  • VAX, Product Designer
  • DCA Design International, Industrial Designer
  • DeVol, Product Design
  • BskyB, Digital Designer
  • Jack Wills Company, Creative Production Coordinator
  • Smurfit Kappa Zedek, 3D Structural Packaging Designer
  • Rolls-Royce, Management Trainee
  • RGK Wheelchairs Ltd, Graduate Design Engineer
  • Marks & Spencer, Product Technologist
  • Argos – Freelance Digital Designer
  • Diageo – Exploration Concept Designer
  • Kenwood – Industrial Design
  • Princess Yachts International – CAD Designer
  • Samsung – UX Researcher


Product Design & Technology 

  • Apple, Graduate Manager
  • Dyson, Product Design Engineer
  • Jaguar Land Rover, Engineer
  • Unilever, Packaging Technologist
  • Ardvark, Designer
  • Decathlon, Design Consultant
  • Puma, Marketing Executive
  • Alliance Boots, Assistant Buying Manager
  • Hornby Hobbies, Product Designer
  • Marussia F1 Team, Junior Model Designer
  • Vax, Product Designer
  • AEHL (Hong Kong) – Freelance Product Designer
  • Howdens Joinery Co. – Junior Insight Designer


* of those available for work or study six months after graduation. 


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