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Prospects Luminate is the home of data, trends, best practice and thought leadership on careers guidance, early careers recruitment, and student and graduate experience

Launched in 2018, it is aimed at universities, careers professionals, graduate recruiters, and anyone else interested in employability and labour market information. You'll find regular updates on the state of the UK labour market, in-depth reports on graduate destinations, surveys of student and graduate views of their early careers - and much more.

We work with a range of sector and industry experts to bring you the latest news and insights, and we're always happy to hear from you if you'd like to contribute. You can also sign up to receive our monthly newsletter by entering your email address at the bottom of this page.

Explore our key research and reports, and find out what else Prospects and Jisc have to offer, on the Resources page.

You can also find out about funding opportunities with our Jisc careers research grant.

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We'd love to hear from you. Please email or alternatively find more contact details here.


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Prospects is part of Jisc

Luminate is brought to you by Prospects, which is part of Jisc.

At the heart of higher education for 50 years, Prospects provides a market-leading portfolio of graduate career and postgraduate study recruitment options. Working in partnership with higher and further education professional bodies and government, we deliver unique services that benefit the sector as a whole.

We use our unique insight into what graduates do, where they go and what their motivations are to guide and inspire career choices throughout the student journey. is the UK's biggest school leaver and graduate careers website with more than two million monthly browsers.

Prospects Hedd is the most trusted higher education verification service in the UK. You can be confident that your organisation is protected from degree fraud and candidates are who they say they are.

Prospects is now part of Jisc, the UK's technology solutions organisation for higher and further education. Jisc is funded by the UK higher and further education and research funding bodies and member institutions. Our unique and established position in the sector, along with our unparalleled knowledge of graduate careers, helps us to manage and support a range of key initiatives within higher education.

Jisc Data Analytics

Jisc is the UK's trusted sector agency for HE data analytics. Our team of highly skilled analysts can provide the data and expertise you need to answer your strategic HE questions.

Get in touch to find out how we can help if you're looking to:

  • analyse what students did after graduation, such as entering employment or further study
  • understand subject, study and career trends
  • discover the economic impact of your local university
  • identify potential university partnerships
  • develop your business's graduate recruitment strategy
  • improve skills development and diversity
  • refine your student accommodation development plans.

We have a long and successful history of producing student and graduate data extracts as well as analysis on all aspects of higher education and graduate outcomes in the UK.

You can contact our team at to find out which product or service is right for you, or visit Jisc Data Analytics for more information.

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