Top university in South Africa for graduate employability

QS Top Universities has released its first full edition of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

The results show which universities are best at supporting strong career outcomes, it said.

“Which universities are best at creating student-employer connections? Which claim the most impressive alumni outcomes, or the strongest reputation among employers?” it said.

“The QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017 celebrates 300 leading institutions in this field, based on five key aspects of graduate employability.

  • Employer reputation (30%)
  • Alumni outcomes (20%)
  • Employer partnerships (25%)
  • Employer-student connections (15%)
  • Graduate employment rate (10%)

The latest rankings are detailed in the table below.

1 Stanford University USA
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA
3 Tsinghua University China
4 The University of Sydney Australia
5 University of Cambridge UK
6 Ecole Polytechnique France
7 Columbia University USA
8 University of Oxford UK
9 University of California, Berkeley USA
10 Princeton University USA
101-150 University of Cape Town SA
201+ University of Witwatersrand SA

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Top university in South Africa for graduate employability