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Winchester School of Art

After you graduate

There are many choices available after gaining your degree. You will leave Southampton with a wealth of skills and a competitive edge, whatever career path you choose. In the most recent Destination of Leavers from Higher Education statistics 94 per cent of University of Southampton graduates entered into employment and/or further study. We are in the top 20 UK universities for graduate prospects, according to the Complete University Guide, 2017.


Graduates leave with a competitive edge
Opening up career options

You may be looking for relevant paid employment straight away, or planning to undertake further study – in which case you could become part of Southampton's 5,000-strong postgraduate student community and have access to state-of-the-art learning resources.

You might be considering a switch into a completely different field, or you may be unsure of where to go next. Whatever your situation, the Careers and Employability Service offers a wide range of services and support to students at all stages of their University life. 

WSA Graduates

Over 95% of our graduates are working or in further study six months after they have graduated (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education DLHE Survey, 2016). We are in the top 30 UK universities for Art and Design, according to the Complete University Guide, 2018.

At Winchester School of Art our programmes are designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in fine art, fashion, textiles, fashion management, graphics, games design, advertising, photography and new media.

WSA graduates have secured prestigious positions in world leading institutions, including:

and, in the fashion industry at:

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“The facilities at Winchester School of Art really impressed me and my degree helped me develop creative thinking and key practical skills that set me up well for my job.”

Josh Fletcher - BA Graphic Arts

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