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Alternative provider student record 2017/18 - Notification log

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Alternative provider student record 2017/18 - Notification log

This document summarises all communications associated with the 2017/18 AP student collection, starting with the publication of known changes to the record in January 2017 all the way through to collection closure in October 2018. Please refer to the Revision history document for full technical list of changes to the specifications.

HESA issue regular communications during the life of a collection:

  • Circulars: announcements to interested parties concerning or issues relating to the collection. Circulars are always made available on the HESA website for later reference, and emailed out to the mailgroup for the collection.
  • Coding manual release overviews: these document iterative changes to the technical documentation that define the form of the data to be submitted, as well as being a place to host resources associated with collecting that data.

2018-10-09 Coding manual release - version 1.7

2018-08-21 Coding manual release - version 1.6

2018-07-11 Coding manual release - version 1.5

The following documents and schemas have been added to the coding manual under 'File structures for downloadable files' in the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section:

2018-05-29 Coding manual release - version 1.4

  • The Data collection schedule has been updated as a result of changes to deadlines for final submission (moved from 21/11/2018 to 19/11/2018) and sign-off (moved from 28/11/2018 to 21/11/2018). This is to allow more time for the Graduate Outcomes contact details collection.

2018-05-10 Coding manual release - version 1.3

2018-03-01 Coding manual release - version 1.2

Version 1.2 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

First release of the Derived field specifications for this collection, added under the 'Data specification' section. These have been formatted as html rather than a Zip file to aid accessibility and allow individual fields to be bookmarked. In addition, revision histories are included for each field to allow for analysis of changes over time. It is the intention of HESA to publish derived fields in this format for all coding manuals from 2017/18 collections onwards.

2018-01-04 Coding manual release - version 1.1

Changes made to the specification of the record for the 2017/18 reporting period include:

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