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Graduate Survey 2013

The Higher Education Authority asks all 3rd level colleges to survey their graduates 9 months after leaving college. The statistical information received is supplied to the HEA for its annual composite report on the destinations of graduates.
Other information given informs the 'What TCD Graduates Do' section of our website and your opinions and suggestions in Section 6 helps the ongoing development of our services to students.
All information is treated in absolute confidence.

The information that you give will only be used in the preparation of statistics. All other information will remain confidential to the staff within the Careers Service. We would, however, like to pass your name and address to the Alumni Records Office; please tick if you prefer us not to do this.

SECTION 1:
General Information - to be completed by all respondents
Full Name:
Address:
Student Number:
Email:
   
1.

Details of Course completed in 2013. (Please give title of your course (BA, BSc, HDipEd, MPhil) and the main subjects / specialisms taken in FINAL YEAR - eg. BA History & Philosophy).

Title:

Main Subject / Specialism:

Class of Award:
Type of Course:
2. PPS Number: (Optional)
3. Nationality:
4. Were you a mature student? Yes No
5. Were you a student with support requirements (e.g. disability)?
Yes No

(Please complete Section 2)

SECTION 2:
To be completed by all respondents
Present Situation. Which of the following gives the best description of your main situation?
  Full-Time Employment (Permanent or Temporary) including graduate employment schemes for work experience / training schemes of one year's duration or longer. (go to Section 3)
  Further Studies or Training ie Degree (Masters or PhD), Higher / Postgraduate Diploma, Other degree/diploma/ certificate course, professional qualification, other training course. (go to Section 5 )
  Seeking Employment ie you are unemployed, are not engaged in further study or training, and are actively seeking employment. (go to Section 4 )
  Not available for employment or study, for reasons such as ill health, personal circumstuances, travel etc. Please state reason:
(go to Section 6 )
  Undertaking an unpaid internship (go to Section 3)

Section 3 | Section 4 | Section 5 | Section 6

SECTION 3:
To be completed by all respondents who are currently employed.
1.

Please tick ALL the following statements that apply to you:

(a) My employment is full-time
(b) My employment is part-time
(c) I am self-employed

2. a) Job Title:
  b) Brief description of your main duties / type of work:
  c) Organisation or company with whom you are employed:
Name:
Address:
  d) Sector of Employment (business / activity of your employer):
  e) If working overseas, what influenced your choice. Please tick any or all of the following:
Job only available overseas
Better experience to aid longer-term career development
Training programme only available overseas
Salary
Other (Specify)
3. Gross Present Salary (€ per annum): (optional)
4. How / through what channel, was the job you now hold FIRST brought to your attention?
5. Was the course you took relevant to the job you are now doing?

 

SECTION 4:
For all those currently seeking work .
1.

What assistance from the Careers Advisory Service, if any, would be of benefit to you now? (select any or all that apply)

Seminar / Workshop
One to one meeting
Phone conversation
Online Support
Other (Please specify)

Your email address for contact purposes:

 

 

SECTION 5:
To be completed by all respondents engaged in Further Studies or Vocational & Professional Training or Teacher Training
1. What influenced your decision to undertake further study? (select any or all that apply <ctrl>)
2. College / Institute where course is being pursued:
3. Location (if outside Ireland):
4. Full official title of course:
5. Level of award sought:
6. Course attendance required:
7. If sponsored, please indicate sponsor:
8.

Please indicate how you are being funded to undertake the course:
Scholarship or Award (Specify)
Loan
Self Funding
Parental Support
Other (Specify)

 
SECTION 6:
If you used the College Careers Advisory Service we would welcome your views on the service and its value for you.
1a.

What aspects of the Service did you use? (Select any or all that apply <ctrl>/click)

 

If you did not use the Service, could you tell us why?


b.

The purpose of the Careers Advisory Service is to facilitate students and recent graduates in managing their educational, training and occupational choices and to help them to reach their full potential and contribute to a better society. In the light of this role, how important is this service to you?

6
5
4
3
2
1
Very important
   
Unimportant
c.

To what extent did we meet your expectations?

6
5
4
3
2
1
Totally met
   
Not met
d.

How satisfied are you with the service you received?

e. How satisfied are you with the Careers Service overall?
f. What did you find most helpful?
g. What could we do better?
h. Would you recommend our service to other students?
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN, TRINITY COLLEGE:
2a.

We would like to know how effective your experience of higher education at Trinity has been in preparing you for employment. Please comment below.

2b.

Can you suggest any ways in which this preparation could be improved?

   
 

Please complete this maths question: What is 5 plus 3 ? (security purposes!)

 

Thank you for your co-operation in completing this form.

 


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