Aston in top 10 UK universities for producing millionaires

Aston University has been rated among the top 10 UK universities for producing millionaires.

Research by investment firm Skandia highlights that 2 per cent of the UK’s millionaires went to Aston University, placing Aston University 10thoverall. 

The independent survey of 549 millionaires and multi-millionaires, which recently featured inThe Telegraph, also revealed that 65 per cent of those interviewed went to university, with a third achieving a Masters. The survey of UK based millionaires also highlights that 71 per cent attended state school.

Both Aston University and University of Birmingham are featured in the list-placing two West Midlands universities in the top 10. Others on the list include St Andrews, Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, Manchester and Bristol.

The survey also highlights that two thirds of UK based millionaires see themselves as savers with men more likely to be savers than women (73% men; 59% women)

Millionaires are more likely to take advice from an IFA than an account or bank manager (37%;25%;22%)

Two thirds (67.1%) deem that the London 2012 Olympics will be good for the UK economy and will leave some form of positive legacy.


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