The capital’s universities top the rankings of graduates in employment or further study 12 months after leaving university, with the usual suspects not far behind.
St George’s, University of London, which specialises in medicine and health sciences, tops the table with 93.4 per cent of graduates in professional jobs or further study 12 months after graduation, closely followed by Imperial College London in second place with 91.1 per cent.
London universities with larger faculties, including King’s College London (sixth), University College London (13th) and City University London (25th), all appear high up the list, collated by The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.
The universities of Cambridge and Oxford rank third and fourth respectively, with Birmingham, Bath, Durham, Sussex and Loughborough rounding out the top 10.
|Rank||Institution||Graduate prospects score|
|1||St George’s, University of London||93.4|
|2||Imperial College London||91.1|
|3||University of Cambridge||89.3|
|4||University of Oxford||87.1|
|5||University of Birmingham||86.7|
|6||King’s College London||85.7|
|7||University of Bath||85.2|
|9||University of Sussex||84.1|
|11||University of Buckingham||83.4|
|12||University of St Andrews||83.3|
|13=||University College London||83.1|
|13=||Robert Gordon University||83.1|
|17||University of Nottingham||81.3|
|19||University of Dundee||80|
|20=||University of Warwick||79.8|
|20=||University of Exeter||79.8|
|22||University of Bristol||79.6|
|23||University of Glasgow||79.3|
|25||City University London||78.9|