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Research

HESA’s core mission is to support the advancement of higher education across all nations of the UK through the data it collects, assures and disseminates.

Strategy and impact

Our Research strategy describes how we undertake research to advance public knowledge and understanding of UK higher education, and to improve our own outputs in the public interest. 

Our review of the Impact of research illustrates how we are meeting those aims and aspirations.

Research topics

Wellbeing and satisfaction

Analysing graduates' self reported success and subjective wellbeing.

Higher education outcomes: How career satisfaction among graduates varies by ethnicity (2020-09-22)