Ural Federal University: University Effectively Develops Partnerships with Global Enterprises

Ural Federal University is in the group of 301-500 global universities in terms of quality of graduate employment. The results of QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022 were published on September 23.

Ural Federal University shows the greatest success in the indicator Partnerships with Employers per Faculty, which takes into account the current publications of the university specialists together with global companies from the Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 lists. According to QS, the university is developing partnerships with six such companies.

“UrFU is actively developing joint research and development with companies. For this purpose, in particular, the university initiated the creation of the world-class Ural Interregional Research and Education Center, which has 48 projects. And participation in the Priority 2030 program will allow for an increase in research and development for the industry by more than 90%. There is no doubt that such cooperation facilitates employment of students and graduates: young talents get an opportunity to develop projects for companies during their studies, successfully prove themselves and continue their work as an employee of a customer company,” noted Victor Koksharov, Rector of UrFU.

According to the rating data, the majority of the UrFU graduates find a job in the first year after graduation. QS agency estimated this indicator at 85.1%. The indicator takes into account both full-time and part-time employment, excluding students who decide to continue their studies. The published list also evaluates the reputation of the university among employers, the visibility and representation of graduates, students’ interaction with companies.

Ural Federal University entered the QS Graduate Employability Ranking for the first time. The final table includes 550 universities of the world, including 14 Russian universities.

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