Times Higher Education (THE) has published the Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking and Survey, revealing the top 250 universities in the world in terms of employability. One of the two universities from Turkey included in the rankings, and the top one among foundation universities, Sabancı University has climbed an impressive 19 places in this year’s rankings.
Sabancı University had another achievement in the Times Higher Education world university rankings, and was ranked among the top universities in the world in the Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking and Survey published by the London-based global higher education ranking institution. Entering the rankings along with Istanbul Technical University, Sabancı University was ranked among the top 250 universities for graduate employability. Sabancı University was ranked 209th in the list.
Prof. Dr. Yusuf Leblebici, President of Sabancı University, pointed out that they prepared students for the business world, adding that he was very happy to see Sabancı University as one of the two Turkish universities and the only foundation university in Turkey entering the Global Employability University Ranking.
Yusuf Leblebici said the following: “As Sabancı University, we are always at the top positions among Turkish universities in global university rankings. We are very happy that Sabancı University is one of the two Turkish universities and the only foundation university in Turkey entering the Global Employability University Ranking. We are proud to be one of the best universities in this country for our high-quality and unique education programs, in addition to our research outputs, which represent our contributions to the world of science. Well aware of the fact that we owe our current privileged position to the farsighted infrastructure investments over the last 22 years and our valuable academic team, we continue our long-lasting infrastructure investments going forward. Since the establishment, we have raised qualified, well-educated and self-confident individuals at our university. Our students graduate from our university as world citizens who are ready for this new period, and able to adapt to change, in a way to respond to the needs of the business world. We closely follow up our alumni, wherever they may be in the world. We have had more than 15 thousand alumni so far. 79% of our alumni are in professional life, while 11% continue their graduate studies, and another 5% pursue an academic career. Our alumni, who are the ambassadors of our university, remarkably contribute to making Sabancı University one of the best universities in the world. 97% of Sabancı University alumni start their professional lives or continue their academic studies within one year after their graduation. Even this figure is more than enough to demonstrate how our efforts yield results.”