Statistical bulletins and first releases
HESA's experimental Official Statistics publication, Higher Education Student Statistics: Alternative Providers, 2016/17 is published as an open data release. It covers students on specified courses at alternative providers - higher education providers who do not receive recurrent public funding and are not included in HESA's other student data releases. For the first time, this release includes data on the totality of HE provision in the UK, including publicly funded HE providers, alternative providers, and HE level study at Further Education Colleges.
The first release of HESA’s official student enrolment data for 2016/17 shows an increase in the number of students in higher education, a decline in part-time students, and over a quarter of first degree graduates gaining a first.
Higher education undergraduate student enrolments and qualifications obtained at alternative providers in England 2015/16
This Statistical First Release (SFR) provides details of undergraduate student enrolments and qualifications obtained at APs in England that have successfully completed the designation process for the academic year 2015/16.
Higher education student enrolments and qualifications obtained at higher education providers in the United Kingdom 2015/16
The first release of student data for the academic year 2015/16 shows that 2,280,830 students were enrolled at HE providers in 2015/16, an increase of 0.7% on last year's figure. The number of first year students from outside the EU fell for the second year in a row. 742,730 HE qualifications were awarded and 24% of first degree graduates gained a first class honours classification.
Higher education student enrolments and qualifications obtained on undergraduate designated courses at alternative providers in England 2014/15
The AP SFR provides details of undergraduate student enrolments and qualifications obtained on designated courses by HE students at APs in England for the academic year 2014/15 who returned data to HESA. The APs who returned data to HESA in 2014/15 were large providers who offered HE courses within the AP sector. The AP SFR includes all undergraduate HE students enrolled on designated courses at these APs irrespective of whether the student was in receipt of SLC funding.
Higher education student enrolments and qualifications obtained at higher education providers in the United Kingdom 2014/15
This Statistical First Release (SFR) has been produced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in collaboration with statisticians from the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Welsh Government (WG), the Scottish Government (SG) and the Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland (DEL(NI)). It has been released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority. It provides details of student enrolments and qualifications obtained by higher education (HE) students at HE providers in the United Kingdom (UK) for the academic year 2014/15.