A survey of recent graduates (in the last 5-10 years) and students about university
- Five in six (84%) agree that ‘My potential future salary wasn’t the only factor I considered when deciding to go to university’
- Earning potential is selected as a top three option in considerations for career by 42% of people, but comes behind work/life balance on 53%.
- Soft skills like independence and confidence are the most selected skills that they felt they developed at university (59% and 58%) along with research (58%).
Date Published: 12/09/2019
Categories: Education | GB | Public and communities | Social
Client: Universities UK
ComRes interviewed 2,280 undergraduate students (767) and recent graduates in the last 5-10 years (1,513) online between 20th August and 2nd September 2019. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.