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This document summarises all communications associated with the 2018/19 Student collection, from first publication of known changes to the record through to collection closure in October 2019. 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:

  • Communications: announcements to interested parties concerning or issues relating to the collection. Communications 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.

2019-05-23 Coding manual release overview - version 1.6

Version 1.6 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

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:

2019-04-11 Coding manual release overview - version 1.5

Version 1.5 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

2019-03-11 Coding manual release overview - version 1.4

Version 1.4 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

First release of the Derived field specifications for this collection, added under the 'Data specification' section.

The Specification for the UCAS data for HESA (*J) 2018/19 document has been released under the 'UCAS data for HESA transaction' section of the manual.

The Further guidance on reporting qualifications on entry has been added to the manual.

Changes to fields and entities:

2018-12-17 Coding manual release overview - version 1.3

Version 1.3 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

Changes to fields and entities:

2018-08-30 Coding manual release overview - version 1.2

Version 1.2 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

Changes to fields and entities:

2018-07-25 Coding manual release overview - version 1.1

Version 1.1 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

Changes to fields and entities:

The following documentation has been added under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section:

2018-07-06 Coding manual release overview - version 1.0

Version 1.0 of the coding manual includes the full technical specification of the record for the 2018/19 reporting period. The schema, field specifications, valid entries, and guidance are all now available.

2018-05-17 Communication - May

This communication provides supplemental information about the agreed Student record changes for 2018/19.

2018-02-05 Communication - February

This communication provides information about the agreed Student record changes for 2018/19. This communication sets out the results of the consultation process and summarises the changes that will be implemented for 2018/19.

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