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Students 2015/16 publication released (09 February 2017)

 

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  • Departmental demographics of academic staff

    Press Officer

    In 2015/16 Engineering & technology departments had both the highest proportion of non-UK nationality academic staff and the lowest proportion of female academic staff. Education departments conversely employed the lowest proportion of non-UK nationals and the highest proportion of women.
    Staff in Higher Education 2015/16 and Higher Education Statistics for the United Kingdom 2015/16 provide data on HE staff broken down by demographic and contract characteristics.

  • Say hello to our new open data champions

    Jonathan Waller, Director of Information & Analysis

    Jonathan Waller

    Director of Information & Analysis

    Our new open data champions will lead the way in widening access to our datasets. They’ll work closely with you, as sector colleagues, to refine and implement agreed plans. And as these plans are rolled out, they’ll support you to make the most of our data in its new open format. 

  • Degree Apprenticeships: Supporting the changing landscape

    Ruth Underwood

    Ruth Underwood

    Data Policy & Governance Analyst

    Degree Apprenticeships are set to grow substantially in the next few years. We have been working to streamline the process of submitting apprenticeship student data in order to reduce the burden on HE providers.

  • Final version of the Collection Design Project

    Press Officer

    The final version of the Collection Design Project, Version 3, has now been published at https://www.hesa.ac.uk/innovation/data-futures/collection-design/version-three.

    After this phase the model will move into the Detailed Design Phase of the Data Futures programme.

  • Changes and trends in the student population

    Press Officer

    Proportions of science students and disabled students rise, while proportions of older and part-time students fall. HESA publications Students in Higher Education 2015/16 and Higher Education Statistics for the United Kingdom 2015/16 provide information on personal characteristics and study activities of students in the UK.

  • Higher education undergraduate student enrolments and qualifications obtained at alternative providers in England 2015/16

    Statistical First Release

    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.