AECC University College Achieves Top Results for Supporting Student Success in Guardian University Rankings
AECC University College has scored 10/10 for ‘Value Add’ due to its support of student achievement and success, ranking the highest of all UK Universities in the category of ‘health professions’ in the Guardian University Guide 2024.
The institution also ranked 37 out of the 100 UK Universities overall in the health professions category.
The ‘Value Add’ score compares students’ degree results with their entry qualifications, reflecting the excellent learning environment provided which supports its students to reach their potential.
The following degrees at the specialist health sciences University are included in this category:
The University ranks at joint fourth within this category for ‘Career after 15 months’, which refers to the percentage of graduates who find graduate-level jobs, or are in further study at professional or HE level, 15 months later.
The University also ranks at number 7 within this category for ‘Continuation’, which refers to the percentage of students continuing to second year.
Reflecting on these results, Vice-Chancellor of AECC University College, Professor Lesley Haig, said: “We are delighted to have performed so strongly in the health professions category of the Guardian University Guide.
“We are particularly proud of our ‘Value Add’ score, which is testament to the teaching that students experience from our dedicated staff, our incredible facilities and the tight-knit community the institution provides. One of our primary aims at AECC University College is to provide an outstanding student experience, and providing a supportive learning environment is a key part of that.
“It is also very encouraging to see that we score highly for ‘continuation’ and ‘career after 15 months’. As a specialist health sciences institution, we have a strong sense of community that offers a nurturing and welcoming environment.
“Our Student Services and Wellbeing team, and our academic staff, work hard to provide students with the support that they need in all aspects of their lives.”
You can view the rankings on the Guardian website here.