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Element Element version Notes Version Type of change  
PREVUCNAME_OTHER 1.3 'Required for a valid response' has been amended to 'No'. Version 1.10 (2020-05-22) Field  
Guidance note on use of final provider survey data 1.1 New section on page 2 entitled "Re-issue of final delivery data" Version 1.10 (2020-05-22)  
Home Page 1.10 Links for 'Text for emails and SMS messages' have been amended under 'Information specific to the collection' Version 1.10 (2020-05-22)  
Survey results pages 1.2 XACTIV03 has been removed. Version 1.10 (2020-05-22)  
EMPCURRENCY 1.1 Field length increased from 2 to 3 to match data supply. Version 1.9 (2020-04-01) Field  
Provider delivery FAQs 1.0 Provider delivery FAQs to help answer provider's questions about the delivery of final survey data added under "Information specific to the collection". Version 1.8 (2020-03-30) Documentation  
Guidance note on use of final provider survey data 1.0 Guidance note on use of final provider survey data added under "Information specific to the collection". Version 1.8 (2020-03-30) Documentation  
Derived field specifications n/a The derived field specifications have been updated since the last coding manual release, more detail can be found in the derived fields revisions page. Version 1.8 (2020-03-30) Documentation  
Collection Survey Results File 1.1 Collection survey results file specification updated to add Subjective Wellbeing Aggregate Provider table and update fields supplied in the Subjective Wellbeing Aggregate Sector table. Version 1.7 (2020-02-20) Documentation  
MRSCHDEG 1.2 Valid entries amended from 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 and 11 to 01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,10 and 11 to match data supply. Version 1.7 (2020-02-20) Field Valid  
Derived field specifications n/a The derived field specifications have been updated since the last coding manual release, more detail can be found in the derived fields revisions page. Version 1.7 (2020-02-20) Documentation  
Introduction to the C18072 Survey Results record e-learning n/a Introduction to the C18072 Survey Results record e-learning has been added linked from 'Information specific to the collection'. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Documentation  
Derived field specification n/a First release of the derived field specifications for this collection, added under the 'Data specification' section. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Documentation  
Survey Results File 1.0 First issue of survey results file specification, linked from 'File structures for downloadable files' under 'Process and quality assurance'. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Documentation  
BUSEMPCITY 1.1 Field length for field BUSEMPCITY changed from 200 to 500. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
BUSEMPCOUNTRY 1.3 Field length for field BUSEMPCOUNTRY changed from 2 to 5 to allow for valid entry 'Other'. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
BUSEMPCOUNTRY_OTHER 1.2 Field length for field BUSEMPCOUNTRY_OTHER changed from 100 to 250. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
BUSEMPDUTIES 1.1 Field length for field BUSEMPDUTIES changed from 200 to 4000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
BUSEMPNAME 1.1 Field length for field BUSEMPNAME changed from 200 to 1000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
BUSEMPPCODE 1.1 Field length for field BUSEMPPCODE changed from 8 to 100. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
BUSJOBDUTIES 1.1 Field length for field BUSJOBDUTIES changed from 200 to 4000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
BUSJOBTITLE 1.1 Field length for field BUSJOBTITLE changed from 200 to 1000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
EMPCITY 1.1 Field length for field EMPCITY changed from 200 to 500. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
EMPCOUNTRY_OTHER 1.2 Field length for field EMPCOUNTRY_OTHER changed from 100 to 250. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
EMPCURRENCY_OTHER 1.1 Field length for field EMPCURRENCY_OTHER changed from 50 to 100. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
EMPDUTIES 1.1 Field length for field EMPDUTIES changed from 200 to 4000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
EMPNAME 1.1 Field length for field EMPNAME changed from 200 to 1000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
EMPPCODE 1.1 Field length for field EMPPCODE changed from 8 to 100. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
JOBDUTIES 1.1 Field length for field JOBDUTIES changed from 200 to 4000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
JOBTITLE 1.1 Field length for field JOBTITLE changed from 200 to 1000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
PREVUCNAME_OTHER 1.2 Field length for field PREVUCNAME_OTHER changed from 200 to 500. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
PROVSCORE 1.1 Field length for field PROVSCORE changed from 200 to 3000. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
SALARY 1.1 Coverage updated to apply when "Graduate.ALLACT01 = 1 OR Graduate.ALLACT02 = 1 OR Graduate.CONSTART01 = 1". Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Coverage  
STUCOUNTRY 1.2 Additional information added to the notes section to describe process for imputing missing data. Field length increased from 2 to 5 to allow for valid entry 'Other'. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Guidance  
STUCOUNTRY_OTHER 1.2 Field length for field STUCOUNTRY_OTHER changed from 100 to 250. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
UCNAME_OTHER 1.2 Field length for field UCNAME_OTHER changed from 200 to 500. Version 1.6 (2020-02-04) Field  
Employment.EMPCOUNTRY_OTHER 1.1 'Required for valid response' and 'To be asked of third party' has been added. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Employment.QUALREQ 1.1 Guidance has been updated to state that this is optional. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Graduate.ALLACT04 1.1 Minimum occurrences has been changed to 1. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Graduate.ALLACT05 1.1 Minimum occurrences has been changed to 1. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Graduate.CONSTART01 1.1 Coverage has been changed to Graduate.ALLACT01-05 = 0.
Question has been updated to ask whether the graduate is contracted to start work.
Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Graduate.CONSTART02 1.1 Coverage has been changed to Graduate.ALLACT06 = 0
Reference to job has been removed from the question.
Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Graduate.CONSTART03 1.1 Guidance has been updated to state that this field will automatically be populated as 1 depending on the ALLACT returned. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Graduate.HOMECOUNTRY_OTHER 1.1 'Required for valid response' and 'To be asked of third party' have been updated to 'Yes'. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
PreviousStudy.PREVUCNAME_OTHER 1.1 'Required for valid response' and 'To be asked of third party' have been updated to 'Yes'.
Guidance has been updated to state that this is a free text field for entering the University or College name.
Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSEMPCOUNTRY 1.2 'Required for valid response' and 'To be asked of third party' has been added. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSEMPCOUNTRY_OTHER 1.1 'Required for valid response' and 'To be asked of third party' has been added. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Study.STUCOUNTRY_OTHER 1.1 'Required for valid response' and 'To be asked of third party' has been added. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Study.UCNAME_OTHER 1.1 Guidance has been updated to state that this is a free text field for entering the University or College name. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Coverage 1.1 The coverage of the record has been updated to state when Cohorts will be surveyed. Along with updates from HEFCE to Office for Students. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Introduction 1.1 The context section has been updated to give an overview of how the Graduate Outcomes collection was established. Version 1.5 (2019-12-04)  
Graduate.Study 1.1 Coverage has been updated to include CONSTART02 = 1 Version 1.4 (2019-11-07)  
Data Supply 1.1 STUINTENSITY field has been added to the core table and PROVSCORE field character field length has been changed to 200 as this is a text field. Version 1.4 (2019-11-07)  
OptInQuestions.RSCHSKILDEV 1.2 Question has been changed to align to graduate outcomes survey. Version 1.4 (2019-11-07)  
OptInQuestons.MRSCHDEG
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG1
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG2
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG3
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG4
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG5
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG6
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG7
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG8
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG9
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG10
OptInQuestons.OTHRRSCHDEG11
OptInQuestons.WRKOWN
OptInQuestons.COLLSUBSAME
OptInQuestons.COLLSUBDIFF
OptInQuestons.KNOWSKILDEV
OptInQuestons.COLLOUT
OptInQuestons.PLCINTSHP
OptInQuestons.INTLMOB
OptInQuestons.CONDRSCH
OptInQuestons.RSCHFIND
OptInQuestons.KNOWBASE
OptInQuestons.DISKNOW
OptInQuestons.RSCHSKILDEV
OptInQuestons.GENSKILDEV
OptInQuestons.WRKAUTO
OptInQuestons.WRKPART
OptInQuestons.WRKSUPER
1.1 Coverage has been modified to add a link to Student collection Instance.RCSTDNT data field. Version 1.3 (2019-08-08)  
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSCOMPFUND1
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSCOMPFUND2
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSCOMPFUND3
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSCOMPFUND4
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSCOMPFUND5
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSCOMPFUND6
1.1 Valid entries have been added to 'Business, self-employment or portofolio company funding' data fields. Version 1.3 (2019-08-08)  
Graduate.HOMECOUNTRY
Employment.EMPCOUNTRY
SelfEmpBusinessPortfolio.BUSEMPCOUNTRY
Study.STUCOUNTRY
1.1 The valid entry MM Burma [Myanmar] has been updated to 'Myanmar (Burma) [The Republic of the Union of Myanmar]'. This follows a change in the labels used by the National Statistics Country Classification, which align with the labels used by ISO-3166. Version 1.3 (2019-08-08)  
SIC and SOC data supply 1.2 Futher guidance has been added to support providers to analyse data using ACTIVITYTYPE data field. Version 1.3 (2019-08-08)  
Provider Portal User Guide 1.2 A new section has been added under the heading 'Sector survey response rates'. Version 1.2 (2019-06-28)  
Home Page 1.1 Links to SIC 2007 and SOC 2010 Classification structures have been added under 'Process and quality assurance' section. Version 1.1 (2019-06-20)  
SIC and SOC data supply - File structures for downloadable files 1.1 Field attributes for ActivityType have been added. Also, links to SIC 2007 and SOC 2010 classification structures have been added this document. Version 1.1 (2019-06-20)  
Provider Portal User Guide 1.1 The 'Quality Report', 'Using the web form - uploading and amending contact details' and 'Identity system roles' section have been updated to add further clarification. Version 1.1 (2019-06-20)  
First release n/a First release of full documentation. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  
Data items n/a First release of Graduate Outcomes survey results data items specification. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  
Provider portal user guide 1.0 The 'Provider portal user guide' has been added under 'Process and quality assurance'. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  
File structures for downloadable files - Data supply 1.0 First issue of Data supply, linked from 'File structures for downloadable files' under 'Process and quality assurance'. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  
File structures for downloadable files - SIC and SOC Data supply 1.0 First issue of SIC and SOC data supply, linked from 'File structures for downloadable files' under 'Process and quality assurance'. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  
Guidance note on use of raw survey data 1.0 A guidance document to assist providers on the use of the raw survey data has been added under 'Information specific to the collection'. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  
Survey questions 1.0 A link to 'Survey questions' document has been added in the 'Information specific to the collection'. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  
Text for emails and SMS messages 1.0 Release of the 'Text for emails and SMS messages' for the survey in English and Welsh, added under the 'Information specific to the collection' section. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  
Survey routing diagram 1.0 Release of the 'Survey routing diagram' document in the 'Data specification' section. This document provides guidance on the route a graduate will take when completing the survey questions. Version 1.0 (2019-05-14)  

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