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Graduate Outcomes Survey


What is the Graduate Outcomes Survey?

It is a national survey, sent to all graduates 15 months after they finish a Higher Education course. It’s the biggest annual social survey in the UK and captures information about your experiences and your current status.

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Why complete the survey?

We want to hear about what you are doing now. Are you in work? Still continuing in education? Or doing something else? Let us know!

Your responses will help to shape the future for NTU students - including those looking to study the same course as you. Share your experience and help to inspire the next generation.

How does it work?

The Graduate Outcomes survey is delivered by HESA on behalf NTU.
You can complete the survey on most devices and it only takes around 10 minutes.

You’ll be contacted by either:

  • Email: The survey will be emailed to you from These emails will contain a link to the online survey.
  • Text messages: You will receive text reminders from ‘GradOutcomes’. These texts will contain a link to the online survey.
  • Phone: If you receive a phone call regarding the survey, it will be from IFF Research. It has been appointed to capture survey responses by phone. They will introduce themselves as calling on behalf of NTU.

Are your contact details up to date?

Make sure your details are up to date so we can contact you about the survey. Find out more on our update your details page.

When will you be contacted?

Graduates will be grouped across the year into four cohorts based on the month of graduation. Depending on when you graduated, you will receive your survey invitation around 15 months later:

  • Graduates from February 2020 to April 2020 will receive a survey invitation in June 2021
  • Graduates from May 2020 to July 2020 will receive a survey invitation in September 2021

Thank you for supporting this important survey.

Need help flying higher?

Visit FutureYou Online, our new website for NTU graduates*. You’ll find personal advice, support and personal and skills development programmes exclusively for NTU graduates. Don’t forget we are here to help you be the best you can be.

*Do you have a problem seeing 'FutureYouOnline'? FutureYou Online is only accessible by NTU graduates - specifically when you have a 'graduate status' on NTU systems. NTU 'current students' will still be redirected to use our employability online site. If you think you should now have access to FutureYou Online as you are a graduate, please email

Please visit the Graduate Outcomes Survey website for further information about the survey.

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