If you are a recent graduate we will be contacting you very soon to find out what you are doing. Here’s why.
Every year we contact graduates six months after graduation as part of a national survey to find out what you are doing after leaving York. We are required to carry out this survey – the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) – annually.
How does it work?
It’s all really quick and straightforward.
You will receive an email from us in November with a request to complete an online survey to tell us what you will be doing (for work or further study) on a specific date. Because we are required to carry out this survey by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), if we don’t receive your completed survey online we will follow up and contact you by phone.
Read more about how the collection process works. It really helps to speed up the process if you can complete the online survey.
What do you do with my information?
Firstly and most importantly the information is never published in a way that makes it possible to identify any individual. We may use it to illustrate in general terms what our graduates go on to do, which sectors they work in, salaries etc. It can be helpful to current and prospective York students to understand what a degree from York can lead to when they are considering a choice of University and course.
Nationally, information is used by HESA to produce statistics, to understand what is happening in the national graduate labour market and to contribute data to league tables.
We really appreciate your time in helping us collect this information.
I’m happy to help – but can you still help me with my career plans?
Yes of course! You can continue to use our services for as long as you need to after graduation. Our web pages for alumni show you how you can access our services as a graduate.