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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey

The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) is a national survey of all graduates from Higher Education institutions who have recently completed their course of study. The survey collects data on what our graduates are doing; whether that is employment, further study, travel or job seeking. Six months after graduation, all recent graduates will be contacted by email and telephone, to complete the survey.

The survey is important because:

How to complete the survey

The survey is for students who finished their course of study in the last six months. If you graduated six months ago, you should receive a phone call or email asking you to take part.

It’s important to ensure your details are up-to-date on SUSSED so we can get in touch with you.

See more information about completing the survey and FAQS

Last year’s results

Last year we heard from 90% of our students; 94% are either employed or embarking on further study, with 64% of those with an undergraduate degree in full-time, graduate level employment with a typical starting salary of £24,000 (DLHE 2014/15).

See the latest DLHE results for your degree area
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“My History degree offered a firm grounding in organising and presenting, whilst Surge Radio gave me the opportunity to learn how to broadcast.”

Alex Rogers, BA History - Assistant Producer, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra

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