Every five years, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Advanced Education (the Ministry) conducts a Graduate Outcomes Study (study) of the province’s post-secondary graduates two years after they have completed their studies.
The purpose of the survey is to gather information about Saskatchewan graduates’ perceptions and experiences, including:
- level of satisfaction with their education;
- sources of financing for their education;
- level of education-related debt;
- pre-and post-graduate mobility; and
- education and employment outcomes.
The latest survey was conducted between October 15, 2021, and January 16, 2022, and followed up with graduates from the class of 2019 (July 2019 to June 2020 for private vocational school graduates). This is the fourth iteration of the survey conducted in partnership with all credential-granting Saskatchewan post-secondary institutions and the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trades Certification Commission.
Survey data will be used by the Ministry of Advanced Education and post-secondary institutions for public accountability and evidence-based decision making.