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Graduate Outcomes

Graduate Outcomes data and statistics 2020/21

90% of graduates who responded to the 2020/21 Graduate Outcomes survey were in some form of work or further study. 77% responded that their activity fit with their future plans. These cohorts graduated during the COVID-19 pandemic with the majority surveyed after restrictions had been lifted.

Getting a move on: The creation of a new graduate mobility marker

In this insight, HESA researchers introduce a new geographical mobility marker and explore the added value it could bring when examining graduate trajectories/outcomes.

Graduate wellbeing: How does the design and nature of work relate to life evaluations and present emotions?

In this insight, HESA researchers explore whether there are any differences in how a particular aspect of employment quality is associated with various measures of wellbeing.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Graduate Outcomes 2019/20

The majority of Graduate Outcomes survey respondents graduated in summer 2020 as restrictions were easing from the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. These cohorts were surveyed in Autumn 2021 when case numbers were high and the vaccination programme underway.

Time to take SOC: Graduate reflections on the design and nature of their work by occupation

HESA researchers explore the relation between graduates' own assessments of their work and the occupational classification of those jobs.

Positive changes to Graduate Outcomes Official Statistics

In a follow up to his recent blog on weighting, Jonathan Waller (Director of Data and Innovation) shares some positive changes to the publication of the third year of Graduate Outcomes survey data due for release at the end of May.