Portsmouth excellence recognised

Over the past 12 months, the University of Portsmouth has been recognised for its outstanding teaching and world-class research and innovation by a number of national and international rankings and awards.

According to The Economist’s own ranking of UK universities, the University of Portsmouth does more to boosts its graduates’ earnings than any other university.

We do more to boosts our graduates’ earnings than any other  UK university

We do more to boosts our graduates’ earnings than any other UK university

Five years after graduation, the average University of Portsmouth graduate earns £3,100 (or 13 per cent) above expectations. In comparison, the average University of Oxford graduate earns £1,900 (or 5 per cent) above expectations.

Portsmouth graduates are also the most successful in the South East. More than 96 per cent of graduates are finding jobs or continuing with their studies within six months of graduating, according to the annual Destination of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) survey, which measures UK higher education institutions’ graduate employment outcomes.

These rankings reinforce the excellent direction of travel of the University of Portsmouth.

The University was one of only four universities in the South East region to be rated ‘Gold’ in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

This achievement sees the University ranked among the top 20 per cent of the 299 HE providers in the UK who entered the TEF. The independent panel of experts judged that the University “delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.”

Alongside the new Gold rating, the University’s outstanding student experience has been reflected in its steady rise in a range of independent guides and awards.

For the 11th year running, the University of Portsmouth has excelled in the National Student Survey (NSS) and out-ranked the sector average for student satisfaction across all areas.

The independent survey results showed that overall satisfaction is 88 per cent, which is four per cent above the national average, up from three per cent last year.

These results place the University of Portsmouth in the top 20 per cent of English universities for overall student satisfaction.

Portsmouth was ranked 37th in the 2018 Guardian University Guide (having risen for the third successive year from 43rd in last year’s guide and 49th in 2016), the University rose five places to 56th in the 2018 Complete University Guide and for the third consecutive year, Portsmouth was ranked in the top 100 young universities in the world, in the Times Higher Education ranking of universities which are less than 50 years old.

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