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School of Chemistry scores highly for student satisfaction and employability

The School of Chemistry scored 92% for overall student satisfaction in the latest National Student Survey (NSS).

This excellent result reflects the commitment of all of our staff to providing a rewarding student experience, which was recognised earlier this year when the School received the Partnership Award

The University overall has also performed well, achieving a score of 89%.

The School has also had excellent results in the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey. The results showed that over 94% of our recent graduates have successfully secured employment or gone on to further study within six months of graduating. 

Recent graduate destinations include Covance, GlaxoSmithKline and AkzoNobel.

Further information

The NSS gathers feedback from mostly final-year undergraduate students about their experience studying their course at their institution. The University of Leeds had a 70% response rate. More detailed results are available on the HEFCE website.

The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey collects information on what all leavers from higher education (HE) programmes are doing six months after qualifying from their HE course.