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HESA Collections

Student record 2020/21


Data specification

  • Coverage of the record - The criteria for the return of data in the record
  • Reduced returns - Information on the data items required for the reduced returns
  • Data model - Describes the entities included in the record and the relationship between them
  • Data items - Directory of all data items collected, and the guidance surrounding them. Displayed by entity, and sortable for ease of searching
  • File structure - Describes the physical structure of the record
  • C20051.xsd - Schema for the structure of the XML file
  • C20051DataTypes.xsd - Schema for the data types used in the XML file
  • C20051CodeLists.xsd - Schema for the valid codes for use in the XML file

Submission process and quality assurance

  • Validation overview - A document describing validation checks and the various stages when checks are made

Further guidance

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