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Unistats record 2020/21 - Coding manual release schedule

Version 1.0 Produced 2020-04-02

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 2019 Release of known changes, specification of the data to be returned.
February 2020 Release of data collection schedule, supporting documentation and additional guidance.
March 2020 Release of validation kit, quality rules, Unistats documentation and timescales for data collection.
May 2020 Release planned prior to collection opening.
September 2020 onwards Intermittent maintenance releases as required.

Scheduled release of manual documents

Section Document Expected release
Overview Introduction December 2019
Support Guides December 2019
Data collection schedule February 2020
Data specification Coverage of the record December 2019
Data model December 2019
File Structure December 2019
CYY061.xsd December 2019
CYY061DataTypes.xsd December 2019
CYY061CodeLists.xsd December 2019
Unistats output schema.xsd March 2020
Submission process and quality assurance Quality rules April 2020
HESA XML data entry tool April 2020
How to use the HESA XML data entry tool April 2019
Validation overview April 2020
Download validation kit April 2020
Supporting documentation Subcontractual and collaborative provision.pdf February 2020
Data requirements for new courses February 2020
Year to which fields relate February 2020
Statement about PSRBs and accreditation for the Unistats Technical Guidance February 2020
Accreditation information table March 2020
List of KIS Course Aims March 2020
Unistats dataset file structure and description March 2020
Onward use of data Unistats widget user guide March 2020
Unistats dataset March 2020
Publication arrangements February 2020
Linking to other datasets February 2020

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