Higher Education Careers Services Unit


Leading research into graduate careers

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What do graduates do?

Explores what graduates are doing six months after they graduated.

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Explores how, when, and why students make career decisions.

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The Real Prospects Project

Explores students' and graduates' experiences of the world of work.

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Graduate Market Trends

Explores contemporary debates in higher education, graduate employment and career learning.

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Putting Research Outcomes into Practice

Facilitates collaboration between careers practitioners and researchers.


What do graduates do? 2014 is here

Read the outcomes of 2012/13 graduates in the latest edition of What do graduates do?

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Who are we?

Based in Manchester, HECSU is a research charity specialising in higher education, graduate employment and graduate careers.

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LMI blog

Visit Charlie's labour market blog to find out what is happening in the graduate labour market.