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Data collection

We offer help and resources to support the data collection process.

HESA has introduced a new Contacts Management System. In order that you receive vital notifications from us, please ensure that you have accepted all the necessary roles in our Identity System (IDS). If a record contact role needs to change, or if you have any questions about your roles, please email [email protected].

Access our data submission site here:

Student (Data Futures)

Includes the following outputs:

  • Introduction
  • Data protection guidance
  • Data specification
  • Coverage
  • Data Dictionary
  • Physical Data Model
  • XSD – one XSD replaces previous three XSD.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduate Outcomes is the result of the NewDLHE review of graduate outcomes and destinations data. Graduate Outcomes includes two records: the collection of contact details (C17071) and the survey of graduates (C17072). We are in the early stages of implementing this stream, but we have published a specification for the collection of contact details. We have also published: