Higher Education Careers Services Unit


Leading research into graduate careers

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What do graduates do?

Exploring what graduates were doing six months after they graduated.

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Learn more about how, when, and why students make career decisions.

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The Real Prospects Project

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

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Graduate Market Trends

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.


20th March deadline for research bursaries

University members of HECSU have until the 20th March 2015 to apply for research bursaries (login required)

Where next for careers policy in the UK?

Find out more in the winter edition of HECSU's quarterly journal Graduate Market Trends

Graduate migration patterns

Read Charlie Ball's report on the patterns of graduate movement by region

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Who are we?

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

Become a HECSU member

Find out more or apply online.

LMI blog

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