Lancaster University proudly ranks 14th in the 'Best 50 Universities for Work Experience'

A banner for the RateMyPlacement Awards celebrating the top 50 student employers and universities for work experience.

In March 2024, Lancaster University proudly ranked 14th in RateMyPlacement’s Best Universities for Work Experience table 2024-2025. This outstanding achievement was revealed at the RateMyPlacement Awards, 6th March 2024.

Five hundred of the industry’s finest came together at the RateMyPlacement Awards to celebrate the achievements of Employers and Universities in undergraduate work experience. This is a fantastic result for Lancaster University, especially as it is solely based on student-written reviews on Thank you to our students for providing the feedback on our services, it is extremely rewarding to see how the support we have given them has made an impact on their professional career.

This outcome recognises the exceptional work the Lancaster University Careers teams across the campus put into supporting students with career advice, guidance and resources to help them improve their employability and support them to reach their professional goals.

Jo Hobbs - Placement Year Manager and Careers Consultant in the Careers team said:

“I am thrilled that Lancaster University has ranked 14th in RateMyPlacement’s ‘Best University for Work Experience’ table this year. Our Careers and Placements teams are so invested in the students that we work with, from helping them to search for opportunities, advising them on applications and interviews, through to supporting them with their transition into the workplace. Therefore, it is fantastic to see that our resources and practical support related to looking for work experience have been recognised by our own students”

Noeleen Hammond Jones - Deputy Head of LUMS Careers Work Related Learning said:

“At Lancaster University Management School, we are delighted with the announcement from RateMyPlacement that we ranked 14th in the ‘Best University for Work Experience’ table this year. This result showcases that our robust package of support for our diverse student community delivered by the Placements and Internships Team has been identified as useful and impactful in supporting their search for work experience. Our dedication as a Careers Service with the insights of our specialist Career Coaches is integral to providing the support our students need. This is a wonderful result, and we will be celebrating alongside our amazing students!”

A list of the top 50 universities for Work Experience 2024-2025.

Lancaster University Careers Service exists to support students in their next steps. If you are a student at Lancaster University and are looking for advice on placements and internships, visit our website to find out more about how we can support you.

We would love to speak to you, whatever stage you are at in your career journey. You can also log into CareersConnect and see all our opportunities to meet the team in 1-1s and events, and focus on your future today.

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