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Unistats record 2018/19 - Coding manual release schedule

Version 1.0 Produced 2018-02-19

This document outlines the planned dates for the first release of the coding manual documents. These documents may subsequently be updated in the further releases. This guide is an outline of when documents will be released; due to Unistats being a flexible collection, dates can deviate slightly from planned releases.

Unistats coding manual release schedule

Release Description
December 2017 Release of known changes, specification of the data to be returned.
February 2018 Release of data collection schedule, supporting documentation and additional guidance.
March 2018 Release of validation kit, quality rules, Unistats documentation and timescales for data collection.
May 2018 Release planned prior to collection opening.
September 2018 onwards Intermittent maintenance releases as required.

Scheduled release of manual documents

Section Document Expected release
Overview Introduction December 2017
Support Guides December 2017
Data collection schedule February 2018
Data specification Coverage of the record December 2017
Data model December 2017
File Structure December 2017
CYY061.xsd December 2017
CYY061DataTypes.xsd December 2017
CYY061CodeLists.xsd December 2017
Unistats output schema.xsd March 2018
Submission process and quality assurance Quality rules April 2018
HESA XML data entry tool April 2018
How to use the HESA XML data entry tool April 2018
Validation overview April 2018
Download validation kit April 2018
Supporting documentation Collaborative provision.pdf February 2018
Data requirements for new courses February 2018
Year to which fields relate February 2018
Statement about PSRBs and accreditation for the Unistats Technical Guidance February 2018
Accreditation information table March 2018
List of KIS Course Aims March 2018
Unistats dataset file structure and description March 2018
Onward use of data Unistats widget user guide March 2018
Unistats dataset March 2018
Publication arrangements February 2018
Inclusion of NSS and DLHE data guidance February 2018

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