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Upcoming data releases

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

This 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].

open-data  All releases listed below are published as open data under the Creative Commons CC-BY-4.0 licence unless otherwise specified.

View a list of our releases to date


  • Higher Education Staff Statistics: UK, 2017/18

    Statistical Bulletin

    24 January 2019

    Details of staff employed at HE providers in the United Kingdom (UK) for the academic year 2017/18.

  • Higher Education Student Data, 2017/18

    Official Statistics

    30 January 2019

    Detailed analysis of the student dataset that HESA collects.

  • UK Performance Indicators 2017/18: Widening Participation

    UK Performance Indicators

    7 February 2019

    The proportion of first year students: from state schools or colleges; from low-participation neighbourhoods; in receipt of DSA - at national level and by HE provider.

  • Higher Education Student Statistics: Alternative Providers, 2017/18

    Statistical Bulletin

    14 February 2019

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

  • Higher Education Staff Data, 2017/18

    Official Statistics

    28 February 2019

    Analysis of demographic and contract characteristics of staff in higher education.

  • UK Performance Indicators 2017/18: Non-continuation rates

    UK Performance Indicators

    7 March 2019

    The proportion of first year UK domiciled undergraduate students who do not continue into their second year - at national level and by HE provider.

  • Higher Education Provider Data: Finance, 2017/18

    Official Statistics

    21 March 2019

    The full finance statistics return for UK higher education providers including income and expenditure analysis and balance sheet information.

  • Experimental UK Performance Indicators 2017/18: Widening participation and non-continuation rates

    UK Performance Indicators

    28 March 2019

    An experimental statistical release of widening participation and non-continuation rate statistics for full-time entrants at publicly funded HE providers and alternative providers.

  • Higher Education Provider Data: Business and Community Interaction, 2017/18

    Official Statistics

    4 April 2019

    How do HE providers engage with business and communities? Full release of the HE-BCI data collection.

  • Higher Education Provider Data: Estates Management, 2017/18

    Official Statistics

    9 May 2019

    How do HE providers manage their estates? Environmental Information for UK higher education providers from the Estates Management record.