The university celebrates as there are increases in student applications, student employment and student satisfaction.

Published: 05/10/2016 13:06

The University of Gloucestershire is celebrating success with rises in student applications, student satisfaction and student employment.

The success began with a rise in the number of undergraduate applications in autumn. There has been a 9% increase in undergraduate applications through UCAS compared to last year. The university's overall satisfaction rate in the 2016 National Student Satisfaction Survey rose to 86 per cent – up on the English average of 85 per cent. Also, last month’s publication of the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education data shows that 95% of university of Gloucestershire graduates were in employment of further study after leaving university at the end of 2014/15 academic year. The percentage has increased from 94% is still above the national average of 93%.

To see more of the success check out Gloucestershire Live.