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Hebrew University graduates ranked 62nd most employable in the world, and most employable from Israeli universities, in Times Higher Education survey

20/11/2017

International survey ranks Hebrew University among the world's best at preparing students for workplace

An analysis published by Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked Hebrew University of Jerusalem students as the 62nd most employable graduates in the world, placing the Hebrew University among the world's top 100 universities at preparing its students for the workplace.

The ranking also positions Hebrew University graduates as the most employable from Israeli universities, followed by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology at 113, and Tel Aviv University at 135. The Hebrew University moved up 5 points this year, from 67 last year.

The global employability ranking, designed by the French human resources consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, reveals which universities the recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workforce. The survey was conducted among thousands of recruiters and managers from a range of firms and industries around the world. Respondents were asked to define what they look for in graduates and which universities they believe produce the most employable graduates.

The top 5 ranked institutions globally were Caltech-California Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Columbia University, MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and University of Cambridge. The complete Global University Employability Ranking list is available online at https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/best-universities/best-universities-graduate-jobs-global-university-employability-ranking.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's leading academic and research institution, where science and knowledge are advanced for the benefit of humankind. For more information, please visit http://new.huji.ac.il/en.

PHOTO: http://media.huji.ac.il/new/photos/hu161120_grad.jpg - A graduation ceremony at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash 90 for Hebrew University) 

Hebrew University graduates ranked 62nd most employable in the world, and most employable from Israeli universities, in Times Higher Education survey
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Hebrew University Students Ranked 67th Most Employable Worldwide, Most Employable from Israeli Universities

20/11/2016

An analysis of graduates’ employability published by Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked graduates of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as the 67th most employable in the world. The ranking also positions Hebrew University graduates as the most employable students graduating in Israel.

PHOTO: 2016 graduation ceremony at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (credit: Miriam Alster/Flash 90) http://media.huji.ac.il/new/photos/hu161120_grad.jpg

The Global University Employability Ranking reveals which universities recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace. Respondents were asked to define what they looked for in graduates, and which universities they believed produced the most employable graduates.

Skills and experiences that were ranked as the most predictive of a graduate’s employability included professional experience, high degree of specialization, proficiency in foreign languages, extra-curricular activities, academic record, and graduation from a top university.

Other Israeli institutions that made the ranking include Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in 122nd place, and Tel Aviv University in 139th place. The top 3 ranked institutions globally were California Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.

The complete Global University Employability Ranking list and analysis is online athttps://www.timeshighereducation.com/features/global-university-employability-ranking-2016

The survey was conducted among 2,500 recruiters from 20 countries, along with a second panel of 3,500 international managers all over the world. Participating companies cover all major business sectors, have more than 5,000 employees, and recruit more than 50 graduates yearly. Employers voted for institutions in their own country and, if they recruit internationally, for universities around the world.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's leading academic and research institution and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. Founded in 1918 by visionaries including Albert Einstein, the Hebrew University is a pluralistic institution where science and knowledge are advanced for the benefit of humankind. The Hebrew University produces one third of all civilian research in Israel. For more information, please visit http://new.huji.ac.il/en

Hebrew University Students Ranked 67th Most Employable Worldwide, Most Employable from Israeli Universities
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