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Pre-release access list: Higher Education Student Data 2016/17

Product: Higher Education Student Data - open data release 2016/17

Official Statistics pre-release access list


  • Chief Executive
  • Press Officer
  • Head of Marketing and Communications
  • Marketing and Communications Officer
  • Head of Information Services
  • Information Services Manager
  • Senior Information Analyst (publications)

Department for Education


  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Senior Private Secretary (SoS Private Office)
  • Special Advisor to the Secretary of State
  • Special Advisor to the Secretary of State
  • Private Secretary to the SoS SpAd (SoS SpAd Private Office)
  • Minister of State for Universities and Science
  • Policy Advisor to the MoS (MoS Private Office)
  • Private Secretary to the MoS (MoS Private Office)

Senior officials:

  • Permanent Secretary for Education
  • Private Secretary (Permanent Secretary’s Private Office)
  • Director General, Higher and Further Education
  • Deputy Head of Profession for Statistics
  • Director, Higher Education Strategy & Policy
  • Director, Student Finance Delivery & Analysis

Press Office:;

  • Media Officer, Higher Education
  • Press Officer, Higher Education

Policy officials:

  • Policy advisor, Student Finance
  • Policy advisor, Widening Participation and Fair Access
  • Policy advisor, Initial teacher training
  • Policy advisor, Equal Opportunities
  • Policy advisor, Postgraduate loan
  • Policy advisor, Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Policy advisor , Higher Education Strategy
  • Policy advisor, Higher Education Strategy
  • Policy advisor , Higher Education Quality and Standards
  • Policy advisor, EU & International
  • Policy advisor, EU & International
  • Deputy Director, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths


  • Deputy Director, Higher Education Analysis
  • Head of Higher Education Statistics Unit
  • Statistician, Higher Education Statistics
  • Assistant Statistician, Higher Education Statistics
  • Assistant Statistician, Higher Education Statistics
  • Higher Statistical Officer, Higher Education Statistics
  • Economist Higher Education Analysis
  • Economist Higher Education Analysis

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

  • Head of Policy, University Research and Knowledge Exchange
  • Operational Researcher, Science and Innovation Analysis

Home Office

  • Home Secretary
  • Minister of State for Immigration
  • Private Office official (2)
  • Duty Special Adviser
  • Briefing Official (4)
  • Duty Press Officer
  • Researcher (3)

Welsh Government

  • First Minister
  • Cabinet Secretary for Finance
  • Cabinet Secretary for Education
  • Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Special Adviser for Ministers (3)
  • Chief Statistician
  • Policy Officers (8)
  • Statisticians (4)
  • Press Officers (5)

Scottish Government

  • First Minister
  • Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills
  • Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science
  • Minister for Employability and Training
  • Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s place in Europe
  • Director General - Education, Communities & Justice
  • Director of Advanced Learning and Science
  • Chief Statistician
  • Deputy Director, Education Analysis, Intelligence and Performance
  • Deputy Director, Higher Education and Science Division
  • Deputy Director, Colleges, Young Workforce and SFC Sponsorship Division
  • Head of Advanced Learning and Skills Analysis
  • Statistician - Advanced Learning and Skills Analysis
  • Assistant Statistician - Advanced Learning and Skills Analysis (2)
  • Economic Adviser - Advanced Learning and Skills Analysis
  • Strategic Policy Lead, HE Funding, Governance and Student Support
  • Strategic Policy Lead, Research and International
  • Team Leader, Higher Education Funding Team
  • Team Leader, Widening Access
  • Team Leader, Higher Education International
  • Team Leader, Student Support and Participation
  • Communications Officer (2)
  • Special Adviser (2)

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland

  • Minister for the Economy
  • Special Adviser to the Minister for the Economy
  • Permanent Secretary, DfE
  • Deputy Secretary for the Strategic Policy Group, DfE
  • Deputy Secretary with responsibility for Higher Education, DfE
  • Director of Higher Education Division, DfE
  • Head of Analytical Services Division, DfE
  • Principal, Higher Education Policy Branch, DfE
  • Principal Information Officer, DfE

Office for Students

  • Chief Executive

UK HE Funding Councils


  • Chief Executive
  • Director Policy
  • Director Analytical Services
  • Head of Data and Management Information
  • Head of Communications
  • Deputy Head of Corporate Communications


  • Chief Executive
  • Director of Strategic Development
  • Director of Institutional Engagement
  • Head of Statistics
  • Senior Communications Manager
  • Senior Statistical Analyst x2


  • Interim Chief Executive
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Director, Finance
  • Interim Director, Access, Skills and Outcome Agreements
  • Director, Research and Innovation
  • Chief Funding and Information Officer
  • Assistant Director, Analysis
  • Senior Policy / Analysis Officer, Funding Models
  • Senior Policy / Analysis Officer, Performance Measurement and Analysis
  • Senior Policy / Analysis Officer, Data Collections
  • Assistant Director, Communications