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Student Alternative record 2020/21 - Notification log

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Student Alternative record 2020/21 - Notification log

This document summarises all communications associated with the 2020/21 Student Alternative collection, starting with the publication of known changes to the record in January 2020 all the way through to collection closure in October 2021. 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.

2021-07-20 Coding manual release overview - version 1.9

Version 1.9 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

2021-06-23 Coding manual release overview - version 1.8

Version 1.8 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:

2021-05-26 Coding manual release overview - version 1.7

Version 1.7 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

2021-04-07 Coding manual release overview - version 1.6

Version 1.6 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

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

2021-02-26 Coding manual release overview - version 1.5

Version 1.5 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

2021-01-06 Coding manual release overview - version 1.4

Version 1.4 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

2020-09-30 Coding manual release overview - version 1.3

Version 1.3 of the coding manual includes the following changes:

First release of further guidance:

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