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Specification of user needs

History and background


This part of the Survey methodology contains the history and background to the development of the Graduate Outcomes survey. It outlines the process HESA went through to review the need for a replacement to previous iterations, how we engaged with the sector on its design and the intended governance structure.

Please refer to our glossary page for definitions of terms used in this document.

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