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Experts in UK higher education data and analysis

We collect and publish detailed information about the UK higher education sector.

 

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News and blogs

  • Estates Management 2015/16

    Publication

    Our estates publication includes environmental information for UK higher education providers. The free tables include information on providers' grounds and buildings, water and energy usage, waste management, transport and other environmental measurements.

  • Farewell to JACS, and hello to HECoS

    Andy Youell

    Director of Data Policy & Governance

    We have developed a new subject coding system to replace JACS. HECoS (the Higher Education Classification of Subjects) is more flexible than JACS, and so is better able to capture the diverse and dynamic nature of modern HE provision.

  • Expenditure in higher education 2015/16

    Press Officer

    Finances of Higher Education Providers 2015/16 publication released.

    HESA's publication summarising the finances of HE providers reveals the breakdown of the sector's £33.0 billion expenditure in 2015/16. Academic departments accounted for £12.3 billion of spending - 37% of total expenditure. Medicine, dentistry and health departments accounted for nearly a quarter of this, with £2.9 billion spend on these departments.

  • Data Futures in the Data Present: a planner’s perspective

    Guest Blogger

    Guest blogger Dr Garrick Fincham offers a planner's perspective on the challenges facing providers in the Data Futures programme.