Robert Gordon University Excels in National League Tables

Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen has again excelled in a national league table with an outstanding performance in graduate employment helping the University to be the top modern University in the UK for the third year in a row and the only modern university to appear in the top 50 of all UK universities.

Graduates of Robert Gordon University are amongst the most sought after by employers in the UK according to The Times Good University Guide 2011 published today. Only Imperial College has a better record for students going in to graduate-level jobs with both Cambridge and Oxford lagging behind RGU.

Professor John Harper, Acting Principal of Robert Gordon University welcomed the results. He said, "In the current economic climate where the job market is increasingly competitive, it's important that new graduates have the skills that employers want. The University has been particularly successful in engaging with companies to ensure that our graduates are well equipped for their chosen profession and this is reflected in the league tables."

Robert Gordon University came 46th overall, the first time the University has appeared in the top 50 of The Times Good University Guide, just behind Heriot-Watt (43rd), Dundee (44th) and Stirling (45th) universities.

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Jonathan Shackleton
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