DLHE April 2016/17 collection

From the 12 April to the 23 June Sheffield Hallam are surveying all graduates (students and staff) who completed a course between 1 August and 31 December 2016. The Destinations of leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey collects data regarding graduate outcomes such as employment and further study details, 6 months after completing a course. These…

DLHE Drop-In Session – Much Knowledge of DLHE We Have

by Liz Chitwood, Gini Hutton and Katie Alexander A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… students graduated from Sheffield Hallam University and moved on to Jedi jobs, lightsaber study, travelling the galaxy, and other exciting opportunities. It is our duty, as staff of Sheffield Hallam University, to provide an enriching and inspiring…

HESA Training on DLHE

In September and October the STEER Professional Services Team attended the HESA training events specifically run for the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education coordinators. Over 45 institutions attended the training sessions which included data quality assurance and data submission processes, the statutory customers of DLHE such as Funding Councils, how DLHE data is used,…

Case Studies from Destination of Leavers from HE Survey

By Georgina Hutton and Louise Ward When graduates complete the DLHE survey, they are asked whether they would be interested in being a case study for Sheffield Hallam University. Once the survey period closes, the DLHE team then follows this up with the graduates who answered yes. Those who have agreed to be a case…

Demystifying DLHE

by Louise Ward and Louise Harrison The Demystifying DLHE workshop at our Not Just Numbers event was held to help colleagues understand DLHE better and demystify some common misconceptions about the DLHE survey. The aim was to explain how the data collection exercise is managed within the university, as part our external reporting to the Higher…

How can STEER help you?

The final workshop at our Not Just Numbers event on 6th July 2016 asked participants to reflect on the content of previous sessions. Timelines were distributed to facilitate discussions, and groups were asked to annotate them with any activities they would like to see developed by STEER. The approximate survey windows for the large institutional…