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Upcoming data releases

We publish a range of data releases each year, covering all aspects of higher education.

The following page lists this year's planned releases. We will confirm the exact date of release at least 4 weeks before publication. If it is necessary to change a publication date, we will update this webpage accordingly. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

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  • Higher Education Student Statistics: UK, 2016/17

    National Statistics logo

    Statistical First Release

    11 January 2018

    Details of student enrolments and qualifications obtained by higher education (HE) students at HE providers in the UK for the academic year 2016/17.

    Release type: Statistical First Release

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Higher Education Staff Statistics: UK, 2016/17

    Statistical First Release

    18 January 2018

    Details of staff employed at HE providers in the United Kingdom (UK) for the academic year 2016/17.

    Release type: Statistical First Release

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • UK Performance Indicators 2016/17: Widening Participation

    UK Performance Indicators

    February 2018

    The widening participation Performance Indicators explore the extent of specific groups' participation in higher education. Tables document the percentage of students: from state schools or colleges; from specified socio-economic classes; from low-participation neighbourhoods; in receipt of DSA.

    Release type: Online publication

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Higher Education Student Statistics: Alternative Providers 2016/17

    Statistical First Release

    February 2018

    Experimental statistical publication of undergraduate student enrolments and qualifications obtained by higher education (HE) students at alternative providers of HE.

    Release type: Experimental Statistical First Release

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Students in Higher Education 2016/17

    Publication

    February 2018

    Detailed analysis of the student dataset that HESA collects.

    Release type: Online publication

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Staff in Higher Education 2016/17

    Publication

    February 2018

    Staff in Higher Education concentrates on academic and non-academic staff data from UK higher education providers.

    Staff data includes information on sex, ethnicity, disability, employment terms, age and much more. Many of the tables are broken down by higher education provider. Data also looks at the highest qualification held and nationality of staff.

    £61.20
    This product is available for pre-order and will be released on 22 February 2018. You will receive the product as soon as it has been released.
  • HE Finance Plus 2016/17

    Publication

    March 2018

    Finance Plus contains the full finance statistics return for UK higher education providers. Data includes detailed income and expenditure analysis and balance sheet information. The most recent editions include financial profile ratios.

    Higher education providers whose data is included within this product will qualify for a discounted 'HE provider price'.

    £399.60
    This product is available for pre-order and will be released on 1 March 2018. You will receive the product as soon as it has been released.
  • UK Performance Indicators 2016/17: Non-continuation rates

    UK Performance Indicators

    March 2018

    This release focuses on non-continuation rates for UK domiciled students.

    Release type: Online publication

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Experimental UK Performance Indicators 2016/17: Widening participation and Non-continuation rates

    UK Performance Indicators

    March 2018

    An experimental statistical release of widening participation and non-continuation rates at publicly funded HE providers and alternative providers for the academic year 2016/17.

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • HE Business and Community Interaction Survey 2016/17

    Publication

    April 2018

    The HEBCI survey is the main vehicle for measuring the volume and direction of interactions between UK HE providers and business and the wider community.

    Release type: Online publication | Press release

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Finances of Higher Education Providers 2016/17

    Publication

    April 2018

    Finances of Higher Education Providers contains a subset of the finance data returned. It focuses on income and expenditure figures with breakdowns by source and category of spending.

    The tables can be used to examine income from funding council grants, tuition fees & education grants, research grants & contracts and endowment & investment income. Details on how much higher education providers spend on academic staff costs and the cost of depreciation are also included. Many of these tables are also cross-tabulated by cost centre and HE provider.

    £49.20
    This product is available for pre-order and will be released on 26 April 2018. You will receive the product as soon as it has been released.
  • Estates Management Record - Environmental 2016/17

    Publication

    May 2018

    This free table includes information on higher education providers' grounds and buildings, water and energy usage, waste management, transport and other environmental measurements.

    Release type: Online publication

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Higher Education Leavers Statistics: UK, 2016/17

    National Statistics logo

    Statistical First Release

    June 2018

    Details the destinations of leavers from higher education (HE) who obtained qualifications in HE providers in the UK, during the academic year 2016/17.

    Release type: Statistical First Release

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • UK Performance Indicators 2016/17: Employment of leavers

    UK Performance Indicators

    July 2018

    This Performance Indicators release gathers information about graduates who say they are working or studying (or both) six months after completing their studies.

    Release type: Online publication

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Higher Education Leavers Statistics: Alternative Providers, 2016/17

    Statistical First Release

    July 2018

    Experimental statistical publication of destinations of undergraduate leavers from higher education (HE) who obtained qualifications from Alternative Providers, during the academic year 2015/16.

    Release type: Experimental Statistical First Release

    open-data   Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
  • Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17

    Publication

    July 2018

    Provides information on the activities of students after they have left a higher education provider.

    Data is collected through a survey carried out approximately six months after students leave. The publication includes information about what the leaver is doing - whether studying, working or both. Where a leaver is in employment, it records the type of industry, sector, occupation type and location.

    Much of the data is also linked to data from our Student record. This allows analysis of destinations by students’ attributes such as sex, subject of study and qualification obtained.

    £73.80
    This product is available for pre-order and will be released on 19 July 2018. You will receive the product as soon as it has been released.