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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results record 2017/18


  • Introduction - Background information relating to the collection
  • Data protection guidance - Information about how Data Protection legislation affects the processing of Student data by HESA

Data specification

  • Coverage of the record - The criteria for the return of data in the record
  • Survey routing diagram - Describes the different routes the survey can direct a respondent
  • Data items - Directory of all data items displayed by entity and the associated guidance
  • Derived field specifications - Contains the list and specifications of the derived fields applied by HESA. Derived fields are used by HESA to create populations and groupings for analysis

Process and quality assurance

Information specific to the collection

  • Guidance note on use of final provider survey data - This guidance note outlines important points on the use of the final provider survey data from the provider portal. This includes guidance on the embargo of this data prior to statistical release.
  • Provider delivery FAQs - We have created some FAQs to help answer your questions about your delivery of final survey data
  • Survey questions - Link to a new page in the innovation section which shares the survey questions for general use
  • Text for emails and SMS messages - View the suite of emails and SMS messages used when communicating with graduates
  • Introduction to the C18072 Survey Results record e-learning - This free course is ideal for colleagues who are new to the Graduate Outcomes Survey Results record, it will explore the history of the record and will take a look at the survey requirements and coverage. The course is based on the C18072 data specification however is also relevant to C17072 results.

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