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Tools, downloads and user guides

All the technical guidance you need to submit data to us can be found in the relevant coding manual

We also have a substantial Support section on our website which includes a range of useful tools, downloads and user guides.

User guides

Tools and downloads

  • XML amalgamator tool (Amal tool): used to amalgamate multiple xml files.
  • Validation kits: used to test your data locally before submitting to us.
  • HUSID Look-up Service: used to find the HUSID of a student who has previously studied at a UK higher education provider.
  • Unistats dataset: the raw dataset which underlies the Unistats website. This includes information from the Key Information Set (KIS).
  • XML data entry tool: used to produce XML data in the correct format. This tool is available for some of our streams; where it is available, it can be downloaded from the relevant coding manual.

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