University of Kent
  • Employability

    The career prospects for our graduates are excellent. The School is placed 5th for graduate prospects in both The Guardian University Guide 2016 and the Complete University Guide 2017.
  • Advice

    It's important that students not only get a good degree in Economics, but that they prepare for life after university. The School offers support and advice on what to do after an Economics degree.
  • Placements and internships

    We encourage our students to gain valuable work experience while at university, whether it's a spring week, a summer internship or a year working in industry.
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The career prospects for graduates of the School of Economics at Kent are excellent. However, we live in a very competitive world. Students need to consider carefully what they want to do in the future and put in place a plan to achieve their ambitions. These pages provide information on how the School helps with employability and what career paths our recent graduates have followed.

Disha Bansal

School of Economics final-year student, Disha Bansal, was recently interviewed by the British Council after she represented the University of Kent at the 6th Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Challenge. KnowledgeWorks is a global competition for young entrepreneurs, held in the USA, and gained Disha worldwide recognition for her new business venture.

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Canary WharfFor Employability Week, the School of Economics is hosting a talk by recent Economics Graduates who will give personal accounts of their experiences of working and finding a job in the Finance sector.  Come along to the talk today (Tuesday 4 November) and hear from graduates who work at Bloomberg, Deloitte, and Smith and Williamson – 7-9pm in KLT1.  All Economics students are welcome.



Sophie WeaversThe School held a very successful evening during Employability Week when three of our Economics alumni came to talk to current students about working in the finance sector. Aniq Ahmed from Deloitte, Niji Adeleye from Bloomberg and Sophie Weavers from Smith & Williamson returned to Keynes on 4 November to give informative, interesting and revealing talks, followed by a lively question and answer session. We would like to extend our thanks to Aniq, Niji and Sophie for giving up their time in coming to talk and making the event such a success.