RAU Unicard launched
Your RAU Unicard is a ‘contactless smart card’ and allows staff and students to:
- Access accommodation, offices and other rooms
- Access printing, photocopying and scanning
- Check books out of the Library
- Buy food and drink at any on-campus outlet, including the University Bar
- Buy anything from the Atrium Retail unit
Students will also be able to use their RAU Unicard to:
- Register attendance at lectures in our new pilot project beginning in September 2015
- Access Woodlands Car Park, if they’ve been assigned a parking space there
Whether you’re a student or a staff member, you can manage your Unicard Account online. Via the Unicard Webcentre, you will be able to:
- top up your RAU Unicard account with a MasterCard or Visa debit or credit card
- review your transactions
- cancel your Unicard if it’s lost or stolen
Please visit The RAU Unicard web pages for more information about the Unicard, including FAQs.
RAU tops league tables for academic and facilities spend
||The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has ranked in the top 10 in the UK for academic and facilities spend and degree completion, according to the Complete University Guide 2016.
The RAU has placed sixth in the UK, for facilities spend. In recent years, the RAU has invested heavily in student facilities, including sports, careers services, health and counselling, etc.). It also placed eighth in the UK for academic spend, which ranks the university’s expenditure, per student, on library and computing facilities and software, books and journals etc.
The University came seventh in the UK for degree completion, recognising the high rate of first degree undergraduate students who complete the studies they undertake here at the RAU.
RAU graduate employability hits 98%
The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is thrilled to announce high employability figures across the board. Recent surveys of 2014 graduates have shown that 98.2% of undergraduates are in employment or further study within six months of leaving the University.
The statistics reveal that 98.2% of RAU students who graduated in 2014 are now either in work or full-time study. In fact, only 1.8% were still seeking work. Information from the 2014 full-time UK undergraduates also revealed that the majority (73%) had secured more senior positions – classed as ‘professional or managerial roles’.
Postgraduate employability rates at the RAU also remain encouragingly high. The most recent statistics reveal 92.9% are in employment or further study within six months after graduating.
As reported by the Complete University Guide 2016, the RAU has ranked in the top 10 in the UK for degree completion, academic spend and facilities spend – recognising its high investment and expenditure per student on staff and student facilities.