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Graduate Outcomes is a national survey of all graduates, which takes place 15 months after you complete your course.

It gathers information and views about your journey after you left university. It also helps inform prospective students about career prospects before they commit to a course, as well as helping universities improve how they prepare students for their future careers. 

15 months after you graduate, you will be asked to complete the survey either by email or phone

You’ll be asked whether you’re in employment, further study, exploring the world or doing something else. You’ll also be asked how you feel about your career and whether you are utilising what you learnt during your degree. 

Watch this short video to find out more about the survey.

Find out how completing the survey can benefit you.

“I am so proud of you, our graduates, and the brilliant careers that you go on to have. We always love to hear what you’ve got to say and Graduate Outcomes is an important part of that. “You will be contacted 15 months after you’ve finished studying with us, so please let us know your latest contact details so that you're able to contribute.”

Professor Jenny Higham, Vice-Chancellor of St George’s, University of London

We want to hear about your activities since graduation

Your response will help us to:

  • inform prospective and current students about potential career paths review and improve how well we are preparing our students for their future careers
  • ensure that our league table positioning is an accurate reflection of the breadth of careers our graduates move into
  • maintain our position in the top 5 UK institutions for graduate prospects.

Make sure you are able to contribute by: 

When you can expect to hear about the survey

Alumni who graduated between November 2021 and January 2022 will receive a survey invitation in March 2023.

Alumni who graduated between February 2022 and April 2022 will receive a survey invitation in June 2023

Alumni who graduated between May 2022 and July 2022 will receive a survey invitation in March 2023.

View this presentation to read more about the Graduate Outcomes survey.

Who runs Graduate Outcomes?

Graduate Outcomes is a government-run survey that has replaced the previous Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE). 

We are legally required to submit our alumni data to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). HESA supports the advancement of higher education by collecting and publishing reliable data about the sector.

Find out more about Graduate Outcomes on the HESA website


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