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VIDEO: Global alumni in the UK

These five graduates from India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Italy and China are now working in their dream jobs in the UK!

Find out how they got there...



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In this film, world leaders including the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, the Economic Advisor to the President of Myanmar, Dr Aung Tun Thet, and four-time Olympic champion Deng Yaping discuss how studying in the UK helped to shape their careers:

Prepare for your dream career

One of the reasons UK graduates achieve such success is the global reputation of UK degrees – employers worldwide recognise a UK degree as a sign of high academic standards. Plus, UK courses are designed to give you the skills, experience and connections you need, whatever career path you choose.

Did you know...

  • In a global survey of graduate employers, they ranked five UK universities in the top 10 – meaning UK graduates are among the most employable in the world (QS World University Rankings).
  • UK-educated international graduates gain markedly higher average salaries than if they had studied at home (BIS).
  • The UK is the number 1 destination for inward investment in Europe (UKTI).
  • The UK ranks second in the world for collaboration between universities and businesses, giving students a unique opportunity to gain real professional experience (BIS).

Find out more

Schools, colleges and universities in the UK offer lots of career advice, support and resources. Find out more in Open the doors to your dream career.

In Entering a career, experts from the National Careers Service and Graduate Prospects (which runs graduate careers website prospects.ac.uk) give advice on planning your career, finding jobs, writing a successful CV, preparing for interviews and more.

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