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  • Joint QAA, HESA, and Jisc new Community Dashboard is released

    Press Officer

    The latest Community Dashboard from Jisc’s Analytics Labs, via HESA’s Heidi Plus HE intelligence platform, is an HE institution quality healthcheck, from a team led by QAA.

  • Experimental Statistics: UK Performance Indicators 2016/17

    Performance indicators

    UK Performance Indicators

    HESA has released statistics for UK HE providers, including alternative providers, showing the proportion of undergraduate entrants from state schools and low participation neighbourhoods. The experimental statistics also include non-continuation rates for full-time entrants in 2015/16. Originally published on 27 March 2018, further tables were added on 19 April 2018.

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • UCAS deadline for HECoS coding 8 May

    Press Officer

    The first deadline for the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) is approaching. All courses in the UCAS system offered for autumn 2019 entry need to be submitted to UCAS using the new framework by 8 May.

  • Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction 2016/17

    Press Officer

    The HE Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey reveals the extent of UK universities’ engagement in the economy and the application of their work outside of academic environments. Results reveal over 4,000 new graduate start-ups in 2016/17