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About HESA

HESA, the Higher Education Statistics Agency, are the experts in UK higher education data, and the designated data body for England.

We collect, assure and disseminate data about higher education (HE) in the UK on behalf of our Statutory Customers. As the trusted source of HE data and analysis, we play a key role in supporting and enhancing the competitive strength of the sector.

We work with HE providers in each of the four nations, collaborating with them to collect and curate one of the world’s leading HE data sources. Using this knowledge and expertise we provide a rich, open source of HE information for data users.