About Graduate Prospects

Graduate Prospects is the UK’s official graduate careers support service and the commercial subsidiary of the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU). Working in partnership with other most prominent official bodies in the field of Higher Education, Graduate Prospects has been bringing students, graduates and recruiters together for over 30 years.

It is our close working relationships with AGCAS (Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services), GuildHE and Universities UK that allow us to maintain our status as the UK’s official graduate careers support service. In recent years Graduate Prospects has also developed close links with UCAS and the NUS to ensure that we succeed in our mission: "To be the leading UK provider of graduate careers and recruitment solutions."

HECSU is a registered charity. Its commercial arm, Graduate Prospects, raises funds for higher education. HECSU works in partnership with the Association of Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS).

HECSU is jointly owned by Universities UK and GuildHe.

The Graduate Prospects-AGCAS partnership

Graduate Prospects works in partnership with the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) to maximise the opportunities and support available to all students and graduates throughout their career search.

What we do

For over 30 years we have been bringing students and graduate recruiters together towards a brighter future.

  • Graduate Prospects publishes 800 publications including the Prospects Series
  • Graduate Prospects researches graduate trends.
  • HECSU is an education charity - investing over £1 million each year in higher education
  • Graduate Prospects helps students to plan their careers
  • Graduate Prospects supports careers advisers with products and services

Based in an award-winning building in Manchester, the Graduate Prospects team of professionals constantly strives to provide objective, up-to-the-minute information and advice to graduate recruiters and postgraduate course providers alike, to help them make the best recruitment decisions.


If you have any comments or suggestions about this website please email support@prospects.ac.uk.


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