Our knowledge & expertise

As experts in this field we carry out research and analysis relating to careers and employability to inform both our practice and the wider institutional aims of the University.

For information about, and analysis of, our graduate outcomes, and to share the insights we have developed during our research, use the links below.

Graduate Outcomes Survey

This national survey of everyone leaving an HE course in the UK is carried out by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).  It provides insights into what our graduates are doing 15 months after graduation.

Find out more about the survey on HESA’s website: 

Graduate Outcomes Survey (HESA)

Find information about the survey at the University of Edinburgh including the latest survey results, here:

University of Edinburgh Graduate Outcomes (Sharepoint)


Careers Service Briefings

The Careers Service aims to be accessible to all users. If you require this publication in an alternative format, such as large print or a coloured background please phone 0131 650 4670 or email careers@ed.ac.uk to alert us to your needs.




Careers Service Research Reports