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Accreditation information table 1.3 The accreditation information table has been updated on the 2023-09-28 and 2023-12-06. Further information regarding the updates can be found on the accreditation table revision history page. Version 1.6 (2023-12-06)  
Discover Uni dataset (formely Unistats) n/a The link has been added under the 'Onward use of data' section. Version 1.6 (2023-12-06)  
Discover Uni dataset (formerly Unistats) file structure and description 1.0 The Discover Uni dataset file structure and description has been released under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.6 (2023-12-06)  
Unistats output schema n/a The Unistats output schema has been released under the 'Data specification' section. Version 1.6 (2023-12-06)  
Discover Uni widget user guide n/a Guidance updates have been made by the OfS to clarify when C23061 data will be displayed on widgets. Version 1.5 (2023-09-21)  
Discover Uni widget user guide n/a OfS has published a new 'Widget' user guide. Version 1.4 (2023-08-31)  
Accreditation information table 1.1 The accreditation information table has been updated on the 2023-07-26. Further information regarding the updates can be found on the accreditation table revision history page. Version 1.3 (2023-08-23)  
Data collection schedule 1.1 Dates have been updated for the following: 'Graduate Outcomes and NSS data added', 'Official Statistics publication of 2023 Discover Uni (formerly Unistats) dataset on the HESA website', 'Update Discover Uni website with 2023 dataset' and 'Deadline for up to date widgets on providers' websites. Version 1.3 (2023-08-23) Documentation  
List of KIS course aims 1.1 The list of KIS course aims has been updated. Further information regarding the updates can be found on the KIS course aims revision history page. Version 1.3 (2023-08-23)  
Location.LATITUDE
Location.LONGITUDE
1.1 Link to example website has been updated. Version 1.3 (2023-08-23) Guidance  
Unistats widget user guide n/a The unistats widget user guide has been removed from the coding manual. Version 1.2 (2023-07-12)  
Accreditation information table 1.0 The accreditation information table has been released under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Data requirements for new courses 1.0 The data requirements for new courses document has been released under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Data collection schedule 1.1 Guidance has been updated to reflect the name change of the Unistats dataset to the Discover Uni dataset. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04) Documentation  
HESA XML data entry tool n/a The HESA XML data entry tool has been released under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
How to use the HESA XML data entry tool 1.0 The guidance detailing how to use the HESA XML data entry tool has been released under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
List of KIS course aims 1.0 The list of KIS course aims has been released under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Nil return sign-off form n/a The nil return sign-off form has been released under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) and course accreditation 1.0 The Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) and course accreditation guidance has been added under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Publication arrangements 1.0 The Publication arrangements document has been released under the 'Onward use of data' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Quality rules n/a The quality rules have been released under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Subcontractual and collaborative provision 1.0 The subcontractual and collaborative provision document has been released under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04) Documentation  
Unistats widget user guide n/a OfS has published a new 'widget' user guide. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Validation kit download n/a The validation kit download link has been released under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Validation overview 1.0 The validation overview page has been released under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Years to which fields relate 1.0 The years to which fields relate table has been released under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04)  
Accreditation.ACCTYPE 1.1 The Joint Moderation Board has updated its name to Joint Board of Moderators. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04) Valid Entry  
CourseLocation.LOCID
Location.LOCID
1.1 Guidance has been updated following the field length being updated to 50. Version 1.1 (2023-05-04) Guidance  
C23061DataTypes.xsd n/a LOCIDType has been updated to match the equivalent datatype in 22056. (2023-02-27) Version 1.0 (2023-02-22)  
First release n/a First release of full documentation. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Supporting documentation  
Data collection schedule 1.0 The data collection schedule has been added under the 'Overview' section. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Documentation  
Support guides n/a The support guides have been added under the Support Guides' section. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Documentation  
UCAS and HESA Glossary for Unistats Course Management n/a The UCAS and HESA glossary for Unistats course management document has been released under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Documentation  
UCAS and HESA Unistats Process for Providers C23061 (2023/24) n/a The UCAS and HESA Unistats process for providers C23061 (2024/25) document has been released under the 'Supporting documentation' section. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Documentation  
CourseLocation.LOCID
Location.LOCID
1.0 Field length has been updated to 50 to match VENUEID in 22056. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Schema  
KISCourse.LDCS 1.0 Field has been removed. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Schema  
KISCourse.TTCID 1.0 Valid entries have been updated to match 22056 and field length has been updated to 2. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Valid Entry  
Location.LOCNAME 1.0 Guidance added for C23061 to clarify what should be returned for the location name. Version 1.0 (2023-02-22) Guidance  

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