This performance sees the University’s employer reputation* placed at 101 out of 1,000 global universities, and compares against an overall downward UK trend for the measurement since 2017.

The University now ranks 25th in the UK and is among the top 15 per cent of institutions globally. Bath has dropped by one place in the overall international rankings to 173rd.

Three-quarters of the UK’s universities have fallen in the latest edition of the world’s leading international rankings. The full list sees record representation for Asian universities among the top-100, while America’s universities continue to fall.

Professor Ian White, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath said: “I would like to thank all those colleagues across the University who play a part in ensuring we can deliver world class teaching to enable our students to become future leaders and innovators. We can all take pride in our growing international reputation among employers.

“Our long-standing placement provision and employer relationships keep us attuned to the needs of employers and I thank Professor Veronica Hope Hailey, Vice-President (Strategic External Engagement), her team and all across campus who help deliver this vital feature of our education.”

*Taken from the annual QS survey aimed at gathering the views of employers around the world on the institutions providing the best professionals. For the 2021 edition, around 52,000 responses were analysed.