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The University is ranked 41st in the world for employability according to the Times Higher Education Emerging rankings.
The 11th edition has collected the views of nearly 11,000 employers from 23 countries.
24 | 11 | 2021
The University is 41st in the world in terms of employability, according to the GEURS 2021 ranking, prepared by the consultancy Emerging for Times Higher Education. The result represents an improvement of four positions compared to the previous edition and places the University of Navarra second in Spain in employability, out of seven Spanish universities that managed to qualify.
The ranking is based on surveys of employment managers in international companies, almost 11,000 employers in 23 countries. Using the data from these surveys, 250 universities with the best employability from all over the world have been selected.
"We are very pleased with these results. They are an endorsement of our project, to be communicating vessels between our students and graduates and connect them with leading international professionals and companies, to bring everyone together and collaborate in an environment of trust and influence, maximising opportunities for success and personal and professional fulfilment. This achievement excites us, excites us and encourages us to continue leading to be catalysts for positive change in society," said Roberto Cabezas, director of Career Services University of Navarra.
More than 4,000 internships and 900 job offers
During the 2020-21 academic year, Career Services managed 4,110 internships for students and graduates . In total, 900 job offers were registered. In addition, in November 2020, a new employment website Portal was added to improve the experience for students, graduates and companies. During the last academic year, 408 companies published 1,697 job and internship offers on theUniversity's employment Portal. In addition, 751 new agreements were signed with employers, bringing the number of companies collaborating with Career Services to 7,000.
These are some of the figures that respond to the strategic plan promoted by the Careers Office which, as Roberto Cabezas explains, is structured in three axes: "The building of bridges of collaboration with leading companies in Spain and abroad; the development of training programmes in employability for students of Degree and postgraduate program, with an optimised and effective structure of contents; and personal advice to students and alumni in subject of employment to facilitate the first step towards the world of work".