Sheffield Hallam’s Film Studies graduates most likely to be laying on a beach right now

Sheffield Hallam’s Film Studies graduates come out top for clicking ‘other’ when they were asked what they were doing six months after graduation, with 21.05% declaring that they weren’t in work or further study.

Sheffield University’s aerospace engineers come a close second at 20% and their zoology students pipping third place at 15.76%.

‘Other’ means those ‘who are not working or studying for various reasons’, which means they are probably sat on a beach, sipping a pina colada, while the rest of us are at work.


Data collected by, which they source from the National Student Survey and universities’ own data, reveals which percentage of students are employed, studying, unemployed and ‘other’.

This category could also mean that graduates are volunteering or on work experience.

Thirty of Sheffield Hallam’s courses have 0% of graduates listed in this category, compared to 15 at Sheffield University.

These include Landscape Architecture, Medicine, Physics and PR and Media.