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Longitudinal survey published

The Higher Education Statistical Agency (HESA) has published the results of its second large-scale longitudinal survey of the 2004/5 cohort of leavers of higher education. The report makes fascinating reading to anyone interested in the graduate labour market.

There is a huge amount of data including employment outcomes (after 3.5 years) by subject of study, qualification level, degree classification and ethnicity, as well as comparisons with the DLHE survey.




Rise in UWE graduate employment

Graduates at the University of the West of England (UWE) found more jobs despite a very difficult employment climate last year. Last year there were 4 per cent fewer UWE graduates unemployed compared to over 20 per cent more graduates unemployed across the UK as a whole, according to figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).




Cautious welcome for graduate employment figures

The latest figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) show a slight improvement in graduate employment outcomes over last year. They show that, within six months of graduating, 86% of 2009/10 UK leavers of higher education were either working or in further study, and 9% (down from 10% in 2008/9) were unemployed. Average salaries were unchanged at £19,000 (median) and £20,000 (mean).




Huddersfield's GEMS - winner of top AGCAS award

The Graduate Employment-Market Statistics (GEMS) software package is an innovative and widely-used method of disseminating information from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (DLHE) to universities' key stakeholders including senior management, academic staff, careers researchers, graduates and current and prospective students. It was developed by the Careers Service at the University of Huddersfield in collaboration with academics and senior managers and with careers services nationally.




Graduate Labour Market Task Group: Update April 2012

The Graduate Labour Market Task Group (GLAM) met on 21 March 2012 with very full updates from HESA, HEFCE, BIS and HECSU. GLAM now requests comments and observations from AGCAS members about particular issues that arose around SOC coding and new job roles during the recent collection, together with specific enquiries about the future use of JACs codes.




New report examines graduate destinations by age

A new report commissioned by the AGCAS Diversity Task Group examines the destinations of graduates categorised by age, to examine whether age impacts on a graduate's post-graduation employment prospects. What Happens Next: Age Report has produced some very interesting results.




HESA publishes graduate employment figures

HESA has published performance indicators for the employment of leavers from higher education (HE). The statistics cover every HE institution in the UK and are based on the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey of 2011/12 graduates. The survey was changed for 2011/12 so the results are not comparable with those for previous years.




Vacancy on the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group

The AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group is looking for a new member to write articles for What Do Graduates Do?, written by members of the group and produced in conjunction with HECSU, and contribute to increasing awareness of the publication within AGCAS and beyond.




HESA publishes graduate destinations statistics

HESA has published statistics on the destinations of UK and other EU domiciled leavers from higher education who obtained qualifications in higher education institutions (HEIs) in the UK during the academic year 2012/13. The data draws on the 2012/13 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey and presents time series analysis relating to 2011/12 when the revised DLHE survey was introduced.




Big drop in early graduate unemployment, reports What Do Graduates Do?

Findings from the latest (2014) edition of What Do Graduates Do? show that graduate unemployment fell from 8.5% to 7.3% year-on-year, marking the biggest drop in early graduate unemployment in 15 years.

This annual publication is a collaboration between the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group and HECSU: HECSU provides the facts and figures from the DLHE returns and AGCAS members apply their expertise to provide commentary and written articles to help interpret the figures.




Vacancy on the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group

If you regularly read What Do Graduates Do?you will know that it is written by members of the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group and produced in conjunction with HECSU. The group is currently looking for a new member to write articles for the publication and contribute to increasing awareness of the publication, within AGCAS and beyond.




HESA consultation on the future of DLHE

On Wednesday 11th May, HESA introduced the consultation around the future of the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey. AGCAS will be responding to the consultation via the Graduate Labour Market (GLAM) Sub Committee.




Vacancies on the AGCAS graduate labour market group

The AGCAS Graduate Labour Market Task Group (GLaM) is currently seeking two new members to fill current vacancies on the group, one of which is the role of Co-Chair.

GLaM works with HESA, HEFCE and other key stakeholders on a range of issues concerning DLHE and related data collections. It also develops good practice and resources to enable HE careers service staff to utilise graduate labour market information in innovative ways and support student transitions. GLaM is also making a significant contribution to HESA's Destinations and Outcomes Review.




HESA review of destinations and outcomes data: update from AGCAS representatives

AGCAS is represented on both the strategic and working groups of HESA's review of data on destinations and outcomes for leavers from HE by Co-Chairs of the Graduate Labour Market Sub Committee (GLaM), Terry Dray and Andrew Whitmore. Here, they provide an update on the review and a summary of recent discussions.

AGCAS's contribution to the review is being welcomed and we are influencing the discussions appropriately.




HESA DLHE consultation: AGCAS response request

HESA is currently consulting on the future of the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey as part of a fundamental review of outcomes data. AGCAS members are invited to contribute to an official AGCAS response to the consultation.




AGCAS Executive Director update: consultations and reports (May 2016)

Elaine Boyes, AGCAS Executive Director, provides a round-up of AGCAS activity over the past month, thanking members for their continuing support and seeking contributions to help form the AGCAS response to the HESA and TEF2 consultations.




AGCAS Executive Director update: strategy and policy work (June 2016)

As I write, I know many members are still adjusting to the period of uncertainty and change that we are now entering. As careers professionals, I also know that members' focus will be on supporting and advising students and graduates during this period of transition. Following consultation with AGCAS heads of service, the AGCAS Board has published its response to the AGCAS referendum.




More graduates working in professional services, reveals DLHE 2014/15

HESA's Statistical First Release of DLHE 2014/15, published on the 30th June, shows a continuous increase in leavers' employment rates since 2011/12. 72% of leavers from higher education were working six months after graduation, a 1% increase compared to the 2013/14 data. Only 5% of leavers were unemployed (unchanged from 2013/14). The rest of leavers were either in full-time or part-time further study, or engaged in other activities. DLHE 2014/15 also reveals a tendency that most leavers worked in professional service sectors.




Summary of recent AGCAS GLaM discussions

The AGCAS Graduate Labour Market Sub Committee (GLaM) works with HESA and other key stakeholders on a range of issues concerning DLHE and related data collections. The GLaM Sub Committee met most recently in April where the group received reports from HESA, BIS, HECSU and ONS.




Vacancies on the AGCAS Graduate Labour Market Sub-Committee
AGCAS is seeking applications from members for a newly-vacant position on the AGCAS Graduate Labour Market Sub-Committee (GLaM).




NewDLHE and the future of graduate outcomes: AGCAS consultation response request
HESA are currently running a public consultation on the NewDLHE as part of a fundamental review of graduate outcomes data. The proposed NewDLHE will combine a universal census survey of graduates with linked data from other sources (which will include salary information from HMRC). AGCAS members are invited to contribute to an official AGCAS response to the consultation.


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Latest news from HESA (PowerPoint)

This is a presentation from Catherine Benfield of HESA detailing their latest news. The presentation was delivered at the AGCAS North West DLHE Training Day in July 2009.

 




Graduate Labour Market (GLaM) Sub Committee: Running and utilising the DLHE collection

Members of the AGCAS Graduate Labour Market (GLaM) Sub Committee regularly release reports, presentations and minutes from recent task group meetings and meetings with representatives from HESA, HEFCE, BIS, ONS, and other key partners, to update colleagues on developments in the area of DLHE, LDLHE and LMI and highlight issues arising out of data collection and any forthcoming changes, and their possible implications for institutions.




HESA DLHE Good Practice Seminar (PowerPoint)

This HESA presentation gives samples of how DLHE data is used and why achieving the target response rate is important. The presentation, delivered in August 2010, also introduces the Good Practice Manual for DLHE, HESA's new online support centre and contains a brief description of the ongoing DLHE review.




Benchmarking to improve efficiency

HESA was commissioned by HEFCE to provide an assimilation of current activity within the UK HE sector in relation to benchmarking. The first phase project aims to draw together information on available and potential data sources and services for benchmarking, produce an inventory of benchmarking activities across the sector and generate some more in-depth case studies of selected benchmarking initiatives. It is envisaged that this will point the way to a second phase project, which will aim to improve and increase benchmarking capacity and capability in the sector, to support increasing efficiencies.




Approaches to measuring employment circumstances of recent graduates
This HEFCE report explores a series of quantitative approaches to characterising the employment circumstances of recent graduates.




Higher education student enrolments and qualifications obtained at higher education institutions in the UK for the academic year 2010/11
This publication provides details of student enrolments and qualifications obtained by higher education (HE) students at HE institutions (HEIs) in the United Kingdom (UK) for the academic year 2010/11. It covers the UK, along with separate figures for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and includes new charts and time series graphs to aid in interpretation of the data.




Is Graduate Under-employment Persistent? Evidence from the United Kingdom

This paper examines the persistence of under-employment amongst UK higher education graduates. It draws on micro-data collected by the Higher Education Statistical Agency to calculate rates of 'non-graduate' employment six months and 42 months after graduation, among 2002-3 graduates.




What Happens Next: Age Report

This report is based on research undertaken into the destinations of graduates categorised by age, to examine whether age impacts on a graduate's post-graduation employment prospects.




What Do Graduates Do?

Published annually, What Do Graduates Do? uses statistics drawn from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE), which is conducted by every university in the UK each year to try and establish what every graduate is doing six months after graduation. What Do Graduates Do? is the result of a close collaboration between AGCAS and Prospects, on behalf of the Higher Education Careers Service Unit (HECSU).

Key findings from the lastest edition of What do Graduates Do? (2016) show that the graduate jobs market is at its strongest since 2007. 




What Do Social Science Graduates Do?

This report reveals the destinations of social science graduates at approximately 3.5 years after graduating. The report is based on the analysis of data from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) longitudinal survey conducted by HESA, and case studies from recent graduates.




Mapping the occupational destinations of new graduates

This report examines the transitions that new graduates make as they leave university and enter the labour market. It investigates the extent to which, on exit from university, students from different socio-economic backgrounds are more or less likely to enter a 'status' occupation.




Data visualisation: student mobility in and out of the UK

This interactive graphic shows how the UK as a provider and host of internationally mobile students has evolved over recent years. The data stretches back as far as 1978. From 2002, differences in gender, age, level and disciplines studied are displayed for incoming students.




Early Destinations of Students Qualifying from Scottish Higher Education Institutions 2012-13

This publication presents information from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey for Scottish domiciled leavers and leavers from Scottish HEIs. It reports on the destinations of 2012-13 leavers, six months after qualifying, with time series analysis available for two years.




#NewDLHE: Synthesis of consultation responses

This document shares the outcomes of HESA's #NewDLHE consultation, which was launched in May 2016 to help determine what should replace the current DLHE (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education) survey, as part of the fundamental review of destinations and outcomes data for graduates from higher education.




Interviews with Dan Cook, HESA (2017) on the #NewDLHE
During the AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2017 AGCAS had the opportunity to interview Dan Cook from HESA to find out more about the #NewDLHE.


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