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Graduate Outcomes survey data for 2018/19 will remain unweighted following research by independent experts.
The Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey gathers data on UK universities' engagement in the economy and the wider application of their work.
HESA researchers have investigated the use of data from the annual survey to measure one aspect of job quality - as defined by the Measuring Job Quality Working Group formed following the Taylor Review.
HESA has published updates to its 2017/18 Graduate Outcomes employment statistics using the new Standard Occupational Classification SOC 2020 coding frame.
HESA widening participation and non-continuation statistics to lose ‘Performance Indicator’ branding
From 2023 HESA will no longer publish UK Performance Indicators for higher education providers. Existing indicators will reviewed for inclusion in HESA’s Official Statistics and open data outputs.
Our evaluation of user needs for HESA performance metrics in UK higher education
HESA Data analyst John Rowe discusses how the quality of contact details improves the chances of contact with respondents and leads to a better quality of insights.
Two reports on the use of ONS Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) in Graduate Outcomes review the quality assurance process for 2018/19 and verify the application of the updated coding system using 2017/18 data.
The latest version of the ONS Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) will be used to provide updated statistics for the 2017/18 Graduate Outcomes survey on 20 May 2021.