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The Times Final Year
Student Survey 2021

About Us

High Fliers Research Ltd, London

High Fliers Research was established in 1994 as an independent market research company, specialising in student and graduate research. The company, in association with The Times, works with national and international employers, helping them understand the attitudes and aspirations of undergraduates and analysing the impact of their on-campus graduate recruitment programmes.

The company's main annual research programme is The UK Graduate Careers Survey, which is the largest and most authoritative survey of final year students conducted in the UK, reaching over 20,000 finalists across the UK's leading universities. The research is used to produce The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers, the popular hard-backed careers guide and website that is used by students across the UK.

Organisations Supporting the Survey

Over 65 clients comissioned High Fliers Research to provide comprehensive market intelligence in 2020, including:

The Role

Interviewer - The Times Final Year Student Survey 2021

High Fliers Research, in association with The Times, is currently recruiting a team of Interviewers to conduct a series of surveys, conducted remotely for The Times Final Year Student Survey 2021. This paid, part-time position will be a great addition to your CV, and will provide invaluable first-hand marketing experience, whilst also developing key skill areas such as: communication, time management and organisation.

What is The Times Final Year Student Survey?

The Times Final Year Student Survey 2021 is an innovative annual study of students at 30 of the UK's top universities and aims to gain an insight into the current graduate market by finding out about finalist’s graduate job hunting experiences. The 2020 survey included responses from 19,863 interviews conducted at leading universities the country.

What do applicants need to demonstrate?

  • A wide network of contacts, specifically fellow final year students across campus
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Attributes such as self-motivation, determination, and the dedication to hit set targets

What does the job involve?

The role requires you to carry out a number of interviews in groups of 1-8 remotely with fellow final year students from your university over a 7 day period at the start of February known as Survey Week. Your University Manager is there to ensure you meet your target by the end of the week. Your role will involve interviewing 25 final year students over of the 7 days. Each interview will take approximately 20 minutes and must be conducted in groups of 1-8 remotely. All materials and resources will be provided during a one-hour training session, which will be held at the beginning of the Survey Week. You will be paid per survey you carry out. As an additional incentive, your overall pay will double upon reaching your target. You will also receive a full professional reference for your time as Interviewer.

The Candidate
Applicants must studying undergraduate degree at one of the universities listed below:

Imperial College London
King's College London
Queen Mary
Queen's University Belfast
St Andrews
University College London

Please note, this role requires interviews to be conducted with your network of final-year undergraduate students only. Therefore, it is essential that penultimate and first year applicants have a strong network of final year contacts.

Apply Now

If you are interested in the role of Interviewer, please apply using the online form. If you have any questions about the role, please email

Please note, we have no set deadline; applications are processed as they are received and are closed once we have found a suitable candidate at each individual university. Please start your application as soon as possible to avoid missing out.