Getting more from university

Why you need more than just a degree to get a job

Universities can offer a lot more than just a piece of paper after three years of study. Make the most of your time at uni and you can boost your chances of a great job after graduation.

About our partner

University of Portsmouth

The Student Room is proud to work with the University of Portsmouth as the official partner for our content on employability and getting more from university. Portsmouth has been awarded a prestigious gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and its degree courses are supported with real and simulated facilities such as a mock law court, industry-standard TV studios, a healthcare simulation centre and a dental clinic. In 2017, The Economist ranked Portsmouth as the number one university for boosting its graduates' salaries.