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HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.

Many of HEFCE's functions will be continued by the Office for Students, the new regulator of higher education in England, and Research England, the new council within UK Research and Innovation.

The HEFCE domain - - will continue to function until September 2018. At this point we will close the site entirely and all its information will only be available from the National Web Archive.


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Read the reports

2010-11 analysis

2008-09 analysis

Explore the data

2008-09 data

2010-11 data


We have published a comprehensive analysis of differences in the employment outcomes of full-time first degree graduates in 2008-09.

A shorter analysis of graduates in 2010-11 has also been published.

These pages provide further detail on the employment outcomes with regards to a number of student characteristics.

Supporting data

Further data showing differences in employment and professional employment rates is available in an interactive format.

The employment outcomes of 2008-09 and 2010-11 graduates at both six and 40 months after leaving higher education are available.

Page last updated 24 August 2016