Industry-relevant work experience for every student at Leeds Trinity University
Leeds Trinity University is the only university in the country to offer and embed compulsory professional work placements into every single undergraduate degree programme, and this innovative practice is directly contributing to a strong performance in employability.
97% of Leeds Trinity graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating, making the institution the number one University in Yorkshire for employability, and 17th nationally, according to the latest Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2016.
Actively engaging with more than 2,500 businesses across the country, we encourage students to work closely with employers throughout their study. As well as 11 weeks of degree-relevant industry experience in their first and second year of study, students are developed through professional learning modules, live employer projects and employability workshops, which are all embedded into the curriculum.
Top 3 learnings:
1 Students chose Leeds Trinity because of our commitment to employability.
2 Businesses want to engage with universities to develop industry-relevant curriculum.
3 Professional work placements have a direct impact on employability.